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CHAPTER V. An Act to promulgate the Provincial Statutes, and also to repeal so much of an Act passed in the 41st Year of the Reign of his present Majesty as relates to printing the Journals (300. appropriated to printing all the Acts of the Province, and 80l. a year for the annual printing of the Laws, to be distributed among Members of Parliament, Judges, &c.).

CHAPTER VI. An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money out of the Funds applicable to the Uses of this Province, to defray the Expenses of amending and repairing the public Highways and Roads, laying out and opening new Roads, and building Bridges in the several Districts thereof (10001. appropriated. Roads to be pointed out and Commissioners named by the Governor, &c.).

CHAPTER VII. An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the 43d Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ An Act for the better securing to His Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, the due Collection and Receipt of certain Duties therein mentioned.

CHAPTER VIII. An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money for the Purposes therein mentioned (1751. granted for the purchase of the Statute Laws of England).

CHAPTER IX. An Act appropriating a certain Sum of Money annually to defray the Expenses of erecting certain public Buildings to and for the Uses of this Province (4001. per annum granted: house for the meeting of the Legislature, &c.).

CHAPTER X. An Act for applying a certain Sum of Money therein mentioned, to make good certain Monies issued and advanced by His Majesty through the Lieutenant-Governor, in pursuance of an Address (303). 1 ls. 10{d. granted for Clerks and Officers of Parliament, with stationary, &c.).

CHAPTER XI, An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, for the further Encouragement of the Growth and Cultivation of Hemp within this Province, and the Exportation thereof (Governor, &c. to name Commissioners for carrying thiş into effect, &c. 10001. granted).

STATUTES

PASSED IN THE FIRST SESSION

OF THE

FOURTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK, IST FEBRUARY, 1805.

CHAPTER I.

An Act for altering the T'ime of issuing Licences for the keeping of a House or any other Place of public Entertainment, or for the retailing of Wine, Brandy, Rum, or any other Spirituous Liquors, or for the having and using of Stills for the Purpose of distilling Spirituous Liquors, and for repealing so much of an Act passed in the 43d of His Majesty's Reign, as relates to the Periods of paying into the Hands of the Receiver-General the Monies collected by the Inspector of each and every District throughout this Province for such Licences.

CHAPTER II.

An Act to afford Relief to those Persons who may

be entitled to claim Lands in this Province as Heirs or Devisees of the Nominees of the Crown, in Cases where no Patent hath issued for such Lands (Commissioners for the execution of this Act to be appointed by the Governor, &c. To continue three years, &c.).

CHAPTER III. An Act to regulate the Trial of controverted Elections or Returns of Members to serve in the House of Assembly.

CHAPTER IV.

An Act to ratify and confirm certain provisional Articles of Agreement, entered into by the respective Commissioners of this Province and Lower Canada, at Montreal, on the 5th Day of July, 1804, relative to Duties, and for carrying the same into Effect; and also to continue an Act passed in the 39th Year of His Majesty's Reign, and continued by an Act passed in the 41st Year of His Majesty's Reign (to continue four Years).

CHAPTER V.

An Act to alter certain Parts of an Act passed in the 42d Year of His Majesty's Reign, entiluled, An Act to provide for the Administration of Justice in the District of Newcastle.

CHAPTER VI. An Act to make Provision for further Appointments of Parish and Town Officers throughout this Province.

CHAPTÉR VII. An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors (Prisoner in execution for debt, not worth five pounds, to receive from the Plaintiff five shillings weekly, so long as he shall be detained in prison for such debt).

CHAPTER VIII. An Act to regulate the curing, packing, and inspection of Beef and Pork (Inspectors to be appointed by the Governor, &c. : the Inspector's fees ls. 6d. per barrel, exclusive of cooperage, with 6d.

per mile for every mile he has to travel, &c. &c.).

CHAPTER IX. An Act for applying a certain Sum of Money therein mentioned, to make good certain Monies issued and advanced by His Majesty, through the Lieutenant-Governor, in pursuance of two Addresses (451. 9s. 8d. for the purchase of hemnp-seed, and 2291. 8s. 7 d. for contingencies, Clerks of Parliament, &c. &c.).

CHAPTER X. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 44th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entiluled, “ An Act for granting to Ilis Majesty a certain Sum of Money for the further Encouragement of the Growth and Cultivatiin of Hemp within this Province, and the Erporiution thereof(501. per ton to be paid for hemp).

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