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produced from the Judge before whom the cause was tried, in which such Commission or Commissions shall have been or shall be opened, that such Commission or Coinmissions afforded due and sufficient evidence of the execution of the said Will according to the Laws relating to devises of Real Estate.

Defendants II. And be it enacted, that it shall and inay be lawful for any Defendant or may obtain the issue of a new Defendants in any action or actions in any Court of Law or Equity, or any judicial Commission.

proceeding in Canada West, in which it may be necessary to give evidence of the due execution of the Will of the said Thomas Clark to apply to the said Courts upon affidavit, shewing good cause for the same, of any matter tending to invalidate the said Will, for a Commission or Commissions to examine the witnesses to the said Will, and upon such Commission or Commissions being granted to the said Defendant or Defendants, no proceedings shall be had

under the first section of this Act upon any Commission or Commissions taken proceedings. and returned as therein mentioned, but such action or actions shall proceed Proviso.

as if this Act had never been in force; Provided always that such defendant or defendants shall proceed upon the Order granting any such Commission or Coinmissions within one month after such Order shall be made.

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CAP. XXIX.

An Act to anthorize the Court of Chancery to admit William

Vynne Bacon to practise therein as an Attorney and Solicitor.

[12th October, 1842.]

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W HEREAS WILLIAM VYNNE BACON, of the Town of Kingston in the

W Midland District gentleman, hath by his Petition represented that he is a duly adınitted Attorney and Solicitor, and has practised in the Courts of King's Bench,' and Common Pleas and in the High Court of Chancery in England for a period of seven years and upwards, and that he has for fifteen months last past been studying with a practitioner in this Province, and hath prayed that an Act may be passed to authorize the Court of Queen's Bench, and also the Court of Chancery, respectively, in and for that

part of this Province formerly called Upper Canada, to admit him to practise therein respectively as an Attorney and Solicitor : And whereas it is expedient to comply in part with the prayer of the said petition; Be it therefore enactted 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 Capa

da, da, 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 Lover Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, that it shall and may be lawful for the High Court of Chancery in and for that part of this Province formerly called Upper Canada, in the discretion of the said Court, to admit the said William Vynne Bacon to practise as an Attorney and Solicitor in the said Court ; any Law or Statute to the contrary notwithstanding.

CAP. XXX.

An Act to appropriate a certain sum to enable Her Majesty to re

munerate Doctor Thomas Rolph, for his past services as Emigra-
tion Agent.

[12th October, 1842.] Most GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN :

W HEREAS, His Excellency, the Right Houorable Sir Charles Bagot, Proambie. W Governor General of this Province, hath, by His Message bearing date,

Message of 29 the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, recommended that a Sum, not exceeding that hereinafter mentioned, be appropria cited. ted to remunerate Doctor Thomas Rolph for his past services as Emigration Agent in the United Kingdom, on behalf of the Government of Canada, and it is expedient to make such appropriation : may it therefore please Your Majesty, that it may be enacted, and be it 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 Great Britain and Ireland intituled “ An Act to Re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada and for the Government of Canadaand it is hereby enacted by

£555 11s. id. the authority of the same, that from and out of any unappropriated monies

Currency apforming part of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of this Province, there may be propriated as a

remuneration paid to the said Doctor Thomas Rolph, a Sum pot exceeding five hundred and tifty-five pounds eleven shillings and one penny, Currency, as a remuneration for Rolph. bis services aforesaid.

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II. And be it enacted, that the due application of the monies hereby appro kapplication

of the money priated shall be accounted for to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and successors, through

to be accountthe Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the time being, in suched for to Her

Majesty. manner and forin as Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors shall direct.

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1. An Act to provide for the Freedom of Elections throughout this Province, and for

other purposes therein mentioned.

II. An Act to make the Law for vacating the Seats of Members of the Legislative

Assembly Accepting Office, uniform throughout this Province,

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XIV. An Act to Repeal certain Ordinances therein mentioned relative to the establishment of a System of Police in Canada East.

59 XV. An Act to extend the time allowed by the Ordinance therein mentioned for the

Registration of certain charges or incumbrances on Real Estates, and to repeal certain parts thereof.

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XVI. An Act to restore, for purposes relative to the Election of Members of the Legislative Assembly, the ancient boundaries of the Cities of Quebec and Montreal.

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XVII. An Act for better preventing the obstruction of Rivers and Rivulets in Canada East.

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XVIII. An Act to amend certain Acts therein mentioned, relative to the Establishment of Mutual Insurance Companies in Canada East.

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XIX. An Act to confirm certain Rules, Orders and Regulations made by the Chief Justice and Judges of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench for Canada West.

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XX. An Act to extend the time for the payment of the Loan to the Cobourg Harbour Company.

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XXI. An Act to change the place of the Registry Office for the County of Middlesex.

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XXII. An Act to grant further powers to the Montreal Fire Assurance Company and to change the name of the said Corporation.

66 XXIII. An Act to Incorporate a Company under the style and title of “ The Quebec Gas

Light and Water Company." XXIV. An Act to Incorporate the Charitable Association of the Roman Catholic Ladies Quebec.

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XXV. An Act to extend the powers of the British America Life and Fire Assurance Company, to Marine Assurances.

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XXVI. An Act to extend the Charter of the Commercial Bank of the Midland District, and to increase its Capital Stock.

81 XXVII. An Act to extend the Charter of the Bank of Upper Canada, and to increase its Capital Stock

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