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lar of such Property shall be rated and assessed (to continue four years).

CHAPTER VIII. An Act for applying certain Sums of Money therein mentioned, to make good certain Monies issued and advanced by His Majesty, through his Honour Mr. President Grant, in pursuance of two Addresses (151). 2s. 64d. to Clerks of Parliament and contingencies).

CHAPTER IX. An Act for granting to His Majesty Duties on Licences to Hawkers, Pedlars, and petly Chapmen, and other trading Persons therein mentioned (for every man travelling on foot 31.; for every horse, ass, or mule, &c. 20s. over and above the said 31. Every man sailing with a decked vessel, selling goods on board, 81. Ditto, with a boat, &c. 31. Every person not a permanent resident in the Province, 81. Act to continue four years).

CHAPTER X. An Act for granting to His Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, to and for the Uses of this Province, the like Duties on Goods and Merchandise brought into this Province from the United States of America, as are now paid on Goods and Merchandise imported from the United States of America into the Province of Lower Canada (to continue for two years).

CHAPTER XI. An Act to establish the Fees of the Clerks of the Peace, and to regulate the Fees in the several Courts of Quarter Sessions throughout this Province.

CHAPTER XII. An Act for the Preservation of Salmon (salmon may be taken with a spear or hook and line, but not with a net, in the Newcastle and Home Districts).

STATUTES

PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION

OF THE

FOURTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK, 20TH JANUARY, 1808.

CHAPTER I. An Act to explain, amend, and to reduce to one Act of Parliament the several Laws now in being for the raising and training the Militia of this Province.

CHAPTER II. 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 (16001. granted).

CHAPTER III.

An Act for granting to His Majesty an annual Sum of Money, for the Purpose therein mentioned (2001. salary to be paid to the AdjutantGeneral, by warrant of the Governor on the Receiver-General).

CHAPTER IV.

An Act for applying certain Sums of Money therein mentioned, to make good certain Monies issued and advanced by His Majesty through the Lieutenant-Governor, in pursuance of an Address (5881. Os. 8{d. for Clerks of Parliament and contingencies).

CHAPTER V. An Act to continue an Act passed in the 33d Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ An Act to provide for the Appointment of Returning Officers of the several Counties within this Province.

CHAPTER VI. An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money out of the Provincial Fund, lo increase the Salary of the Clerk of the Legislative Council and the Clerk of the House of Assembly

(751. to the Clerks of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, respectively, in addition, to be paid on the Governor's, &c. warrant).

CHAPTER VII. An Act to extend the Benefits of an Act passed in the 37th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for the more easy barring of Dower,and to repeal certain Parts of the same.

CHAPTER VIII. An Act to repeal certain Parts of an Act passed in the 46th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, • An Act to continue 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 IX. An Act for the further Encouragement of the Growth and Cullivalion of Hemp within this Province, and for the Exportation thereof (621. 10s. per ton to be the price of hemp purchased under Act of Parliament).

CHAPTER X. An Act to continue an Act passed in the 45th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, 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," and further to extend the Benefits of the said Act.

CHAPTER XI. An Act for the better Representation of the Commons of this Province in Parliament, and to repeal Part of an Act passed in the 40th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for the more equal Representation of the Commons of this Province, and for the better defining the Qualification of Electors."

CHAPTER XII.

An Act for the better regulating the Statute Labour in the Counties of Essex and Kent, in the Western District.

CHAPTER XIII. An Act for the better Regulation of Special Juries.

CHAPTER XIV.: An Act for the better Regulation of Parish and Town Officers throughout this Province (collectors of rates to enter into bonds of 2001. security).

CHAPTER XV. An Act for building a Court-House and Gaol in the Township of Elizabeth Town, in the District of Johnstown.

CHAPTER XVI. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 47th

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