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Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to establish Public Schools in each and every Dis- . trict of this Province."

STATUTES

PASSED IN THE FIRST SESSION

OF THE

FIFTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK, 20 FEBRUARY, 1809.

CHAPTER I. An Act for the continuing for a limited Time the provisional Agreement entered into between this Province and Lower Canada, at Montreal, on the 5th July, 1804, relative to Duties; also, for continuing for a limited Time the several Acts of the Parliament of this Province now in force relating thereto (to continue till 25th March, 1811).

CHAPTER II.

An Act for quartering and billeting, on certain Occasions, His Majesty's Troops and the Militia of this Province (householders to furnish them with house-room, fire, and utensils for cooking; officers,

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in case of invasion, having warrant from a justice of the peace to impress horses, carriages, and oxen, on regulated hire, &c. &c.).

CHAPTER III. An Act to encourage the destroying of Wolves in this Province (20s. to be paid for the scalp of every wolf killed within five miles of any inhabited place; but no such reward to be given to Indians).

CHAPTER IV. An Act for the more effectual preventing of frivolous and vexatious Suits, and to authorize the levying of Poundage upon Executions in certain Cases, and to regulate the Sales by Sheriffs and other Officers.

CHAPTER V.

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 several Addresses (10451. 4s. 11d. for Clerks of Parliament, with contingencies, and for the erecting of a lighthouse on Gibraltar Point).

CHAPTER VI. An Act for the Relief of Menonists and Tunkers, in certain Cases (allowed to make like affirmation with Quakers, instead of taking an oath,

&c.).

CHAPTER VII. An Act for granting a Sum of Money, in Aid of the building a Bridge across the Grand River (2501. to be applied thus, on warrant from the Governor).

CHAPTER VIII.

An Act to repeal and amend certain Parts of an Act passed the 36th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for the better Reguleb tion of certain Coins current in this Province, to equalize them to the standard Weight and Value of the like Coins in the Province of Lower Canada.

CHAPTER IX.

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, opening new ones, and building Bridges in the several Districts thereof (16001. granted).

STATUTES

PASSED IN THE SECOND SESSION

OF TEE

FIFTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK, 1st FEBRUARY, 1810.

CHAPTER I. An Act to provide for the laying out, amending, and keeping in repair, the public Highways and Roads in this Province, and to repeal the Laws now in force for that Purpose.

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 (20001. granted).

CHAPTER III. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act passed in the 17th Year of His Mujesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for the Preservation of Salmon” (in the Home District).

CHAPTER IV.

An Act for preventing the forging and counterfeiting of foreign Bills of Exchange, and of foreign Notes and Orders, for the Payment of Money.

CHAPTER V. An Act to declare the common Gaols in the several Districts of this Province to be Houses of Correction for certain Purposes.

CHAPTER VI. An Act for granting to His Majesty a Duly upon Billiard Tables ( +01. per annum to be paid for keeping a billiard table, to set up for hire or gain).

CHAPTER VII. 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 several Addresses of this House (0061. 16s. 9d. applied to printing Journals, Clerks of Parliament, building Light-house, &c.).

CHAPTER VIII. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 44th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for granting to His Majesty a certuin Sum of Money, for the further Encouragement of the

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