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£200 may be that part of the Province formerly called Upper Canada, out of any granted to each

monies in the hands of the Receiver General, applicable to the purDistrict for the erection of a poses of this Act, as aforesaid, to receive a sum not exceeding two School House.

hundred pounds, to aid in the construction and erection of a suitable building for a School House in each District, provided an equal sum shall be raised by subscription among the Inhabitants for the like object, and

provided they shall guarantee the permanent insurance of the building. Governor may

VI. And be it enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the advance £100 po' Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Person administering the Government annum to two additional for the time being, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Schools in a Dis- Council as aforesaid, to authorize a sum not exceeding one hundred trict, and may extend that and to pounds, per annum, out of the monies arising from the sale of the said four Grammar Lands for each School, to be paid to any Board of Trustees, for the use Schools.

and support of two other Schools than the one in the Town where the
Court House is situated, in any Town, Township or Village within any
of the Districts aforesaid, in which the Inhabitants shall provide a
suitable School House, at which not less than fifty scholars shall be
educated : Provided any such additional School shall not be within six
miles of the District Town: And provided always, that nothing herein' .
contained shall prevent the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Person
administering the Government of the Province for the time being, by
and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council thereof, from
extending the aid to four Grammar Schools (including the said two)
other than the one established in the District Town, should it be

deemed expedient.
Accounts to be
rendered.

VII. And be it enacted, That an account in detail of the sums received and expended under the provisions of this Act, shall be rendered to the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, or Person administering the Government of this Province, annually, in order that the same may be laid before the Legislature, within thirty days after the commencement

of each Session. Act of U. C.2 VIII. And be it enacted, That the Act of the Legislature of the late Vic., c. 10, Province of Upper Canada, passed in the second year of Her Majesty's repealed.

Reign, intituled An Act to provide for the advancement of Education in this Province, shall be and the same is hereby repealed : Provided always, that such repeal shall not annul or be construed to annul any order,

engagement or act, for the distribution of the interest upon the DebenProviso.

tures, by the Council of King's College, made and carried into effect previous to the passing of this Act: And provided also, that the management and sale of the said School Lands shall continue to be conducted by the said Council of King's College, until further provision shall be made in that behalf at any future Session of the Legislature.

ACT 9 VIC. CAP. 17.

Preamble.

An Act to provide for vesting in Trustees the Sites of Schools in that part of this Province called Upper Canada. .

[Passed 18th May, 1846.] W HEREAS difficulties have been experienced by persons interested

V in Schools in that part of this Province called Upper Canada, in securing the titles to real property, for the use of such Schools, for want of a corporate capacity to take and hold the same in perpetual succession; and whereas it is expedient and proper to provide relief in such cases: Be it therefore enacted &c., That it shall and may be lawful for any number of persons, residing in that part of this Province

may name

called Upper Canada, who may be interested in any School established
or to be established in any Town or Township iherein, whether as pe

Persons interestParents of Children frequenting such Schools, or as contributors to the ed in any School same, or both, when, and as often as they may have occasion or be in Upper Canada desirous to take a conveyance of real property for the use of such Schools, Trustees to take to elect from among themselves, and to appoint any number of Trustees, conveyance of

Site. not exceeeing seven nor less than five, to whom and to whose successors, to be appointed in such manner as shall be specified in the Deed of Conveyance, the real property requisite for such School may be conveyeil; and such Trustees, and their successors in perpetual succession, by the name expressed in such Deed, shall be capable of taking, hold

Such Trustees to ing, and possessing such real property, and of commencing and main- have certain cortaining any action or actions at law or in equity for the protection thereof, porate power. and of their right thereto: Provided always, that there shall not be held Proviso. in trust as aforesaid more than ten acres of land at any one time for any one School: Provided also, that nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to extend to common Schools.

II. And be it enacted, That such Trustees shall, within twelve Deed to be regiscalendar months after the execution of such Deed, cause the same to tered. be registered in the Office of the Register of the County in which the land lies.

ACT 9 VIC., CAP. 19.

An Act to amend the Act therein mentioned, relating to the appropriation of Monies derived from the sale of School Lands in Upper Canada.

[Passed 18th May, 1846.] TTHEREAS by the sixth section of the Act passed in the Session Preamble. W held in the fourth and fifth years of Her Majesty's Reign, and

Sixth Section of intituled, An Act to make temporary provision for the appropriation of the Pro

Prov. Stat. 4 & 5. funds derived from the sale of School Lands in that part of the Province Vict. c. 19, cited. formerly Upper Canada, and for other purposes, it is, among other things, enacted, That, out of the monies arising from the sale of School Lands, a certain annual allowance may be made for the support of certain Schools therein mentioned, at which not less than fifty scholars shall be educated: And whereas it is expedient to make a smaller number of Thirty, scholars

instead of bfty to scholars sufficient to enable such Schools to receive the said allowance:

be sufficient to Be it therefore enacted &c., That, subject to the other provisions and warrant the payrequirements of the said Act, it shall be lawful for the Governor, Lieut- ment of the

allowance menenant-Governor, or person administering the Government of this Pro- tioned in said vince for the time being, by and with the advice and consent of the section of said

Act. Executive Council thereof, to authorize the payment of the annual allowance in the said section of the said Act mentioned, to any Board of Trustees, for the use and support of two other Schools than the one in the Town where the Court-house is situate, in any Town, Township or Village within any District in that part of this Province which formerly constituted the Province of Upper Canada, in which the inhabitants shall provide a suitable School House, at which not less than thirty scholars shall be educated; any thing in the said section requiring that a greater number than thirty be so educated, to the contrary notwithstanding.

ACT 13 & 14 VIC. CAP. 91.

An Act to provide for the payment of the sum of money therein mentioned,

for the use and support of three additional Grammar Schools in the County of York, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fortynine.

[Passed 10th of August, 1850.] W HEREAS in and by an Act passed in the Session held in the Preamble.

YV fourth and fifth years of Her Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An

Act to make temporary provision for the appropriation of the funds derived 4 & 5 Vict. c. 12. from the sale of School Lands, in that part of ihe Province formerly Upper

Canada, and for other purposes, as amended by an Act passed in the 9 Vict. c. 19.

ninth year of Her Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An Act to amend the Act therein mentioned, relating to the appropriation of Moneys derived from

the sale of School Lands in Upper Cunada, it was, amongst other things, Case recited.

in effect enacted, That it should be lawful for the Governor in Council
to authorize a sum not exceeding one hundred pounds per annum for
each school, out of the moneys arising from the sale of the School Lands
in the said first above cited Act mentioned, to be paid to the Board of
Trustees for Grammar Schools in any District in Upper Canada, for the
use and support of two other Schools than the one in the Town where
the Court House is situated, in any Town, Township or Village within
any of the Districts aforesaid, in which the inhabitants should provide
a suitable School House, at which not less than thirty scholars should be
educated, provided any such additional School should not be within six
miles of the District Town; and provided also, that nothing in the said
first above cited Act should prevent the Governor in Council from ex-
tending such aid to four Grammar Schools, (including the said two,)
other than the one established in the District Town, should it be deemed:
expedient: And whereas His Excellency the Governor General in
Council did, on the twenty-ninth day of November, one thousand eight
hundred and forty-eight, authorize the Board of Trustees for Grammar
Schools in the Home District, to propose a grant of seventy-five pounds
to each of the Villages of Streetsville, Whitby and Newmarket, within
the said District, being distant, respectively, more than six miles from
Toronto, the District Town, for aiding to support Masters of Grammar
Schools, provided such Masters should be established in buildings per-
manently appropriated to such Schools during the year one thousand
eight hundred and forty-nine : And whereas such a Master was estab-
lished in each of the said Villages, in a building permanently appro-
priated to such a School, during the vear one thousand eight hundred
and forty-nine, but owing to the number of Scholars educated at each
of the said Schools, during the said year, having been less than thirty,
the above mentioned sums of seventy-five pounds cannot lawfully be
paid to the said Board of Trustees for the use and support of the said
Schools, but it is just and right, under the circumstances of the case, to

enable the Governor General in Council to authorize the payment Governor in

thereof: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent MaCouncil inay jesty, by and with the advice, &c., That it shall and may be lawful for authorize pay

the Governor General in Council to authorize a sum of two hundred and ment of L 225.

twenty-five pounds, out of the moneys arising from the sale of the School Lands in the said first above cited Act mentioned, to be paid to the Board of Trustees for Grammar Schools, in the County of York, for: the use and support of the three additional Grammar Schools above : mentioned, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine; any thing in the said Acts, or in any other Act or law, to the contrary thereal in any wise notwithstanding.

RAILROADS.

ACT 13 8. 14 VIC. CAP. 81.

An Act to enable the Municipal Corporation of the City of Toronto to assist

in the construction of the Toronto, Simcoe and Lake Huron Union
Rail-road.

[Passed 10th August, 1850.] W HEREAS the Municipal Corporation of the City of Toronto, have Preamble.

V by almost an unanimous vote resolved, that so soon as legal authority shall have been obtained to enable them to assist the Railroad Company incorporated by an Act of the Parliament of this Province, passed in the twelfth year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to incorporate the Toronto, Simcoe, and Lake Huron Union Railroad Com- 19 Vic.c. 196. pany, in the construction of their intended Rail-road, the said Municipal Corporation is prepared to do so, on certain terms and conditions more fully set forth in a certain Report of the Finance Committee of the said Municipal Corporation, and by the said Municipal Corporation adopted in Council, on the twenty-ninth day of July now last past; And whereas George Gurnett, Esquire, Mayor of the City of Toronto, hath, by his petition to the Legislature, prayed on behalf of the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the said City, that authority might be conferred on the said Municipal Corporation of the said City, so soon as responsible parties shall have subscribed to the amount of One hundred thousand pounds in the Capital Stock of the said Rail-road Company, and in other respects shall have complied with the terms, conditions and regulations required by the said Municipal Corporation, to issue the debentures of the said Municipal Corporation to the liké amount of Stock so subscribed ; And whereas it is desirable and expedient that power and authority should be given to the said Municipal Corporation to assist the said Rail-road Company in such manner as the said Municipal Corporation shall deem advisable, and that similar power should also be given to each Municipality through whose jurisdiction the Rail-road of the said Company may pass; Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby

Corporation of enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful

Toronto empowfor the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Toronto, in ered to issue

debentures in aid pursuance of any By-law of the said Municipal Corporation, in the name

or the said Comor on the credit and behalf of the said Municipal Corporation, to issue pany. debentures to an amount not exceeding One hundred Thousand pounds, nor in sums less than five pounds each, for and towards assisting in the construction of the proposed Rail-road of the said Company, and to provide for or secure the payment thereof, in such manner and way as to the said Municipal Corporation shall seem proper and desirable; and further, that it shall and may be lawful for the said Municipal Corpo

The said corpora ration of the City of Toronto, and any other Municipal Corporation, ation and others within or through whose jurisdiction the proposed Rail-road of the said may aid the Company may pass, to assist otherwise in the construction and forward- Wavy 1 OOR

ways ing of the said proposed Rail-road, in such manner as to any such

Municipal Corporation may seem proper and desirable on grounds of

public utility. Other municipal- II. And be it enacted, That any other Municipal Corporation within ities may issue debentures in aid or through whose jurisdiction the proposed Rail-road of the said Com-; of the company. pany may pass, shall and may for and towards assisting in the construc

tion of the said proposed Rail-road, issue debentures to an amount not exceeding Fifty thousand pounds, in the same manner and upon the same terms as the said Municipal Corporation of Toronto are hereby

authorized to do. Corporations so III. And be it enacted, That for the purpose of enabling any such issuing debentures to have the Municipal Corporation to exercise a sufficient precaution in regard to the power of electing due application of such debentures towards the purposes for which they directors of the

are proposed to be issued, and to enable such Municipal Corporations company.

respectively, to be therefore adequately represented in the direction of the said Rail-road Company, so soon as any such Municipal Corporation shall have issued the debentures hereby authorized, to the amount of Fifty thousand pounds each, such Municipal Corporation shall have power and is hereby authorized to nominate and appoint one director from among the members of the Council of such Municipal Corporation, for or in respect of every Fifty thousand pounds of debentures, which may be so issued, and each such Director so appointed shall possess and enjoy all the powers and privileges possessed and enjoyed by the other Directors of the said Rail-road Company, named or to be appointed under the said Act of Incorporation of the said Rail-road Company, so long as such Municipal Corporation shall and may be liable for the payment of the principal and interest of such debentures.

ACT 13 & 14 VIC., CAP. 129.

Preamble.

An Act to empower Municipal Corporations to subscribe for Stock of the

Great Western Rail-road Company, or otherwise to aid in completing that undertaking..

[Passed 24th July, 1850.] TTHEREAS the Great Western Rail-road Company and the Muni

YV cipal Corporations of certain localities through which the Company are empowered to make their Rail-road, have prayed that such Corporations and all others who may be so disposed, may be enabled to subscribe for Ștock of the said Company, and it is expedient to promote an undertaking so important to the interests of the Province, by · granting the prayer of the said Petition : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall be lawful for the Common Council of the City of Hamilton, and for any other Municipal Corporation in this Province, to subscribe for any number of Shares in the Capital Stock of the said Great Western Rail-road Company, or to lend any sum of money to the said Company, or to guarantee and become security for the payment of any sum of money borrowed by the said Company after the passing of this Act, from any other Corporation or party, or to endorse or guarantee the payment of any debenture to be issued by the said Company for money borrowed by them after the

Municipal Cor poration may subscribe for shares, or lend money to the Company, &c.

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