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VII. And be it enacted, that the Chief Superintendent aforesaid shall, from And furnish
copies thereof time to time, furnish to the County Superintendents throughout Upper Canada and of this Act aforesaid, for the use of the several School Districts, such and so many copies of to the local
School authothis Act, and of the Forms, Regulations and Instructions, prepared by him, as rities. he shall deem requisite and necessary.
VIII. And be it enacted, that the sum annually to be distributed for the encou. At what ragement of Common Schools in Upper Canada aforesaid, shall be payable on the time the an.
nual School first day of August in each year, by warrant to the Superintendents of Common allowance shall Schools of the several Counties in Upper Canada, aforesaid.
be payable, and to whom.
IX. And be it enacted, that each County Superintendent receiving such moneys Duty of shall forth with give notice in writing to the Township, Town and City Super- County Supera intendents of Common Schools within his County, of the amount apportioned to to such moeach Township, Town or City, and shall hold the same subject to the orders of such Township, Town and City Superintendents, respectively.
X. And be it enacted, that in case the Superintendent of any such Township, Such money, Town or City, shall not apply for and receive such moneys before the next receipt how to be app
propriated if of moneys apportioned to the County, or in case the Council of any Township, not applied for Town or City, shall not entitle such Township, Town or City to receive the sum
by the local
sum School author apportioned thereto under this Act, the moneys remaining with the County Su- rities, in any perintendent shall be retained by him, and shall be distributed in addition to the yea moneys next received by him for distribution for Common Schools, as aforesaid, and in the same proportions.
XI. And be it enacted, that whenever the County Superintendent of Common
ment to be non Schools in any County shall receive from the Superintendent notice of the appor- tified to local tionment of moneys to be distributed in his County, he shall forthwith transmit a
authorities. certified copy of such apportioninent to each Township, Town and City Clerk, within such County, so far as the same relates to such Township, Town or City.
XII. And be it enacted, that it shall be the duty of the said Clerk to lay such Duty of
Township, certified copy before the Council for bis Township, Town or City, and the Town and CiTownship, Town or City Council shall without delay cause to be levied in the
ty Councils on
receiving no Township, Town or City, a sum of money for Common School purposes, at least tice of such ap equal (clear of all charges of collection) to the amount of public money appor
por portionment, tioned to such Township, Town or City; such sum to be increased at the discretion of the Council to an amount not more than double the said apportionment of public money; and such sum, so to be raised, shall be placed on the Collector's Roll, and shall be by him collected, in like manner as any other tax for such
Township, Town or City, and shall be by him paid over to the Township, Town or City Superintendent of Common Schools.
Local Coun, XIII. And be it enacted, that it shall be lawful for any Township, Town or cils may exempt School City Council to exempt any number of School Districts, not exceeding two, within Districts from the Tax on the
such Township, Town or City, from the payment of the Tax for the support of
a ground of po. Common Schools, on account of the poverty of their inhabitants. verty. Superinten
XIV. And be it enacted, that there shall be a Superintendent of Common dent of Schools Schools in each Township, Town and City, to be appointed by the Council therefor each Town ship, Town and of, and to hold office during their pleasure, and every such appointment, and
every vacancy occurring in the office, shall be notified within ten days to the County Superintendent by the Township, Town or City Clerk; and it shall be the duty of the Superintendent for each Township, Town or City :
1.–To divide the same, subject to the direction and approval of the Township, Town or City Council, into a convenient number of School Districts and parts of Districts, and to regulate and alter such Districts and parts of Districts, as hereinafter provided.
2.- To describe and number the School Districts and parts of Districts, and to deliver the description and numbers thereof, in writing, to the Township, Town or City Clerk, immediately after the formation or alteration thereof.
3.—To apply for and receive from the County Superintendent, the portion of School Moneys apportioned to the Township, Town or City, and likewise from the Town or City Collector, or Treasurer, all moneys which shall be raised for the purposes of Common Schools in their Township, Town or City; the aggregate of which moneys shall constitute the School Fund of the Township, Town or City.
4.-To apportion the said School Fund, so soon as its amount shall have been ascertained, among the several School Districts and parts of Districts within the Township, Town or City, in proportion to the number of Children residing in each, over the age of five and under the age of sixteen years, according to the last annual reports of the School Trustees.
5.–To sue for and collect, by his name of office, all Penalties and Forfeitures imposed by this Act, within his jurisdiction, and with respect to which no other provision is made, which shall be incurred by any Officer or Inhabitant of the Township, Town or City; and after deducting his costs and expenses, to add the sums recovered to the School Moneys received by him, to be apportioned and expended in like manner,
6.—To visit all Common Schools within the Township, Town or City, at least once a year, and oftener, if he shall deem it necessary.
7.-To examine all persons offering themselves as Candidates for teaching Common Schools within the Township, Town or City, and on being satisfied of the qualification of the Candidates in respect of moral character, learning and ability, to grant certificates in such form as shall be prescribed by the Superintendent of Common Schools; which certificates shall be valid for one year, and shall entitle the holder thereof to teach a Common School within such Township, Town or City, respectively.
8.-To annul any certificate given by him or any of his predecessors in office, whenever he shall see just cause for so doing, by giving at least six weeks notice in writing to the Teacher who shall hold it, with the reasons which have led him to annul such certificate, and giving the same notice and reasons to the Trustees of the School District in which he may be employed, and leaving with the Teacher, if he shall think himself aggrieved by the decision, the power to appeal by Memorial to the review and decision of the County Superintendent
XV. And be it enacted, that every Superintendent of Common Schools for the shall pana any Township, Town or City, shall make out and transmit to the County Super- mit Reports
to the County intendent, between the first day of January and the first day of March in each Sune and every year, a report in writing, in a form to be prescribed by the Chief Super- dent. intendent, bearing date on the first day of January in the year of its transmission, and stating :
1.—The whole number of School Districts and parts of Districts, separately, set off within the Township, Town or City.
What such Reports shall shew.
2.—The Districts and parts of Districts, from which reports shall have been made to the Township, Town or City Superintendent within the time limited for that purpose.
3.-The length of time a School shall have been kept in each of such Districts or parts of Districts, distinguishing what portion of that time the School shall have been kept by qualified Teachers.
4.-The amount of public moneys received in each of the said Districts and parts of Districts, and also the further amounts raised by the Trustees for School purposes, and the application of the same.
5.--The number of Children taught in each over the age of five and under sixteen years; and also the number of children residing in each over the age of five and under sixteen years.
6.—The whole amount of the moneys received by the Superintendent, or his predecessor in office, during the year ending at the date of the report, and since the date of the preceding last report; distinguishing the amount received from the County Superintendent on account of the public money apportioned, the amount from the Township rate, and the amounts from any other and what sources.
7-The manner in which such moneys have been expended, and whether any and what part remains unexpended, and from what cause.
XVI. And be it enacted, that every Superintendent of Common Schools for any Township, Town or City, shall, before he enters upon the duties of his office, enter into a bond with two or more sufficient sureties to such amount as shall be required by the Township, Town or City Council, and such bond shall be to the Township, Town or City, and the sureties shall be to the satisfaction of the Township, Town or City Council, and such bond shall be conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of such Superintendent.
XVII. And be it enacted, that no alteration of any School District, made without the consent of the Trustees thereof, shall take effect until three months after notice in writing shall have been given thereof to one or more of such Trustees.
He shall give Becurity.
Alterations of School Disa trict.
XVIII. And be it enacted, that in making the apportionment of School moneys
among the several School Districts, no share shall be apportioned to any District no report for or part of a District, from which no sufficient annual report shall have been the preceding received for the year ending on the last day of December preceding the apportion
apportionment to School Districts, having
Nor unless certain other conditions
XIX. And be it enacted, that no part of such moneys shall be apportioned or
paid to any District or part of a District, unless it shall appear by such report, bave been com- that a School had been kept therein for at least three months during the year
ending at the date of such report, by a qualified Teacher, and that all moneys received from the Township, Town or City Superintendent during the year ending at the date of such report, have been faithfully applied in paying for the compensation of such Teacher.
Changes in XX. And be it enacted, that if after the annual reports shall have been received, the limits of School Die- and before the apportionment of the School moneys shall have been made by the
Superintendent, a District shall be duly altered or a new District formed, so as to tricts how to
affect the aprender an apportionment founded solely on the annual reports unjust, as between two or more of the said Districts, the Township, Town or City Superintendent certain cases. shall make an apportionment among such Districts according to the number of children in each over the age of five and under sixteen years, ascertaining that number by the best evidence in his power.
XXI. And be it enacted, that when a School District shall have been formed the same at such time previous to the first of January as not to have allowed a reasonable trico
as to new Distime to have kept a School therein for the term of three months, such District out of others. having been formed out of a District or Districts in which a School shall have been kept for three months by a Teacher duly qualified during the year preceding the first day of January, the said new District shall be entitled to its allowance of School moneys; and the same shall be allotted by the Superintendent, according to the number of children over the age of five and under sixteen therein, to be ascertained according to the best evidence in the power of the Superintendent.
XXII. And be it enacted, that all moneys apportioned by the Superintendent Appropria
on tion of moneys of any Township, Town or City under this Act, to the Trustees of a District or part of a District, which shall have remained in the hands of the Superintendent by the Trusfor one year after such apportionment, by reason of the Trustees neglecting or School District. refusing to receive the same, shall be added to the moneys next thereafter to be appropriated by such Superintendent, and shall be apportioned and paid therewith and in like manner.
XXIII. And be it enacted, that in case any School moneys received by the And of mo
neys which Superintendent of any Township, Town or City, cannot be apportioned by him cannot be ap for the term of two years after the same are received, by reason of the non com
the local Supliance of all the School Districts in the Township, Town or City, with the perintendent. provisions of this Act, such moneys shall be returned by him to the County Superintendent, to be by him apportioned and distributed together and in the same manner with the moneys next thereafter to be received by him for the use of Cominon Schools.
XXIV. And be it enacted, that whenever it may be necessary or convenient to School Dis
tricts forming form a District out of two or more adjoining Townships, the Superintendents of
part of two adsuch adjoining Townships shall jointly regulate such District, and shall each visit joining Town
ships, the School therein established ; and in such cases, or where any School-House shall stand on the division line of any two Townships, the Superintendent of either Township may examine into the qualification of any person offering to teach in such District, and may give him a certificate of qualification, and may annul the same, as hereinbefore provided.