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A. N. RICHARDS.
VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Ireland, QUEEN, Defender of the Faith, &c., &c., &c.
To The Honourable Henry Pering Pellew Crease,
The Honourable Andrew Charles Elliott, and John Foster McCreight, Esquire.
Greeting. WHEREAS by the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877,” it is provided that it shall be
W lawful for Our Lieutenant-Governor of Our Province of British Columbia in Council to issue a Commission under the Great Seal to three persons, constituting them Commissioners for revising and consolidating a new edition of the Laws of Our said Province of British Columbia.
NOW KNOW YE, that having every confidence in the ability and discretion of you, and each of you, We do hereby, in pursuance of the powers contained in the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877," and of all other powers and authorities vested in Us in this behalf, constitute and appoint you to be Commissioners for revising and consolidating, in conformity with the provisions contained in the “Consolidated Statutes Act, 1877," but not further or otherwise, such new edition of the Laws of Our said Province of British Columbia as is mentioned in the said Act.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent,
and the Great Seal of Our said Province of British Columbia to be hereunto affixed: WITNESS, the Honourable ALBERT Norton RICHARDS, LieutenantGovernor of Our Province of British Columbia, at Our Government House, in Our City of Victoria, this seventh day of May, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and in the fortieth year of Our reign.
LAWS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA,
CONSISTING OF THE
ACTS, ORDINANCES, AND PROCLAMATIONS OF THE FORMERLY SEPARATE COLONIES OF
CONFEDERATION WITH CANADA,
Showing those repealed, expired, obsolete, or consolidated, and those nou in force.
R. S. means Revised Statutes, 1871.
LAWS OF THE FORMERLY SEPARATE COLONY OF VANCOUVER ISLAND).
tive Statutes number. / number.
Repealed, expired, Chapter
obsolete, or in this consolidated. volume.
An Act to provide for the Resignation and Vacating Repealed by 161 R.S
of Seats in the House of Assembly in the Colony
An Act respecting Marriages in the Colony of Van- Repealed by 89 R.S.
couver Island and its Dependencies. 5th Sep
tions in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its
An Act to increase the number of Representatives of Repealed by 161 R.S
the people of this Colony in the House of
An Act for the protection of the wooden bridges in Consolidated with
Vancouver Tsland and its Dependencies. 29th 17 R.S.
An Act to remove doubts as to the Interest of Money Repealed by 161 R.S
in the Colony of Vancouver Island and its
tive Statutes number. number.
Repealed, expired, Chapter
obsolete, or in this consolidated. / volume.
Proclamation declaring the Port of Victoria, including Repealed by Procla-
the House of Assembly, and the production of
An Act to extend the provisions of the Joint Stock Repealed by 129 R.S
Companies Acts, 1856, 1857, and 1858, to Van-
An Act to improve the Streets of the Town of Victoria, Repealed by 161 R.S
and to authorize the collection of a Tax, to be
An Act for better prohibiting the Sale or Gift of In- Repealed by 85 R.S.
toxicating Liquors to the Indians. 2nd Novem-|
An Act to provide for the repair, improvement, and Repealed by 118 R.S
regulation of Roads in Vancouver Island and its
An Act to confirm certain persons in the Fee Simple Repealed by 161 R.8
of the Real Estate which they now hold. 10tb
An Act to levy an Annual Tax of £1 per centum on Repealed by 65*
the value of all Real Estate in the Colony of
An Act to amend the Scale of Fees charged for the Repealed by 50*
Entrance and Clearance of Vessels ; Licences to
An Act for rendering the Administration of Justice Repealed by 161 R.S
in minor Criminal Cases more speedy and certain.
An Act to declare the Limitation of certain causes of Extended by 44* &
Action and Suit. 19th December, 1860. | repealed by 100 R.S
An Act to amend the “Registration of Voters Act, Repealed by 161 R.S
1859." 19th December, 1860.
An Act to Incorporate the " Victoria Gas Company."
19th December, 1860.
An Act to confirm certain Titles to Real Property in Repealed by 161 R.S
Vancouver Island. 19th December, 1860.