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holding, or claiming to hold, lands as aforesaid, for grants thereof, under the great seal of this province, in like manner as the same might be heard and determined by His Majesty's Executive Council.
(The act then goes on, through ten more clauses, to specify how claimants may appear, and be guided : how interested persons may file caveats against these: how aggrieved persons may appeal: how the commissioners are to act in case of mortgage, &c.: ending with a table of fees for the clerk to the commission.)
CHAPTER IV. An Act for regulating the Practice of the Court of King's Bench.
CHAPTER V. An Act for the further Regulation of the Militia (Militia may be marched to the assistance of Lower Canada).
An Act to extend the Jurisdiction and regulate the Proceedings of the District Court and Court of Requests.
An Act for the more easy barring of Dower.
CHAPTER VIII. An Act to supply the Want of Enrolment of Deeds of Bargain and Sale.
An Act to enlarge the Time between the Issuing and the Opening of Commissions of Assize and Nisi Prius, in and for the Home District, gc.
CHAPTER XI. An Act to increase the Revenue (by Licences for selling Wine and Spirits), and to compel the accounting more regularly for the same to the Treasurer of the Province.
CHAPTER XII. An Act to authorize the Lieutenant-Governor to nominate and appoint certain Commissioners, for the Purposes therein mentioned (to treat with commissioners of the lower province regarding duties on goods passing from province to province).
CHAPTER XIII. An Act for the belter regulating the Practice of the Law (present practitioners incorporated into a society, empowered to form rules, and none but members of the society to practise, except persons who have been duly admitted to practise at the bar of any of His Majesty's courts in England, Scotland, and Ireland: present practitioners may take one pupil).
CHAPTER XIV, An Act to obviate the Objections that might
arise from a clerical Error in some of His Majesty's Letters Patent of Grant lately issued (the word "clergyman” must be understood to mean and signify “clergy”).
CHAPTER XV. An Act to authorize the apprehending of Felons and others, escaping from any of His Majesty's Provinces and Governments in North America, into this Province (warrants, issuing within His Majesty's other governments, in North America, against felons escaping therefrom, may be executed within this province, being duly endorsed, security being given to indemnify the province against any expense, and to bring the offender apprehended to trial).
CHAPTER XVI. An Act for making temporary Provision for the Regulation of Trade between this Province and the United States of America, by Land or by Inland Navigation (by the suspension of an act or ordinance repugnant to the free intercourse with the United States, established by treaty of 1794).
CHAPTER XVII. An Act for the better Division of the County of Prince Edward into Townships.
PASSED IN THE THIRD SESSION
SECOND PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,
MET AT YORK, 5TH JUNE, 1798.
CHAPTER I. An Act to ascertain and establish on a permanent Footing the Boundary Lines of the different Townships of this Province.
CHAPTER II. An Act to repeal an Ordinance passed in the 25th Year of the Reign of his present Majesty, entituled, “ An Ordinance concerning Advocates, Attornies, Solicitors, and Notaries, and for the more easy Collection of His Majesty's Revenues, as far as the same relates to Notaries.
CHAPTER III. An Act to repeal Part of an Act passed in the 37th Year of the Reign of His Majesty, entituled, “ An Act to extend the Jurisdiction and regulate the Proceedings of the District Court and Court of Requests; and to make further Provision for the same.”
Lett "c! sis
An Acr no entendi the Provisions of an Act passed in the second session of the first Provincial Parliament of Upper Canada, entituled, Acr to confirm and make valid certain Marriages, within the Province of Upper Canada, and to pro
heretofore contracted in the Country now comprised within the same,” (Ministers of the Church of
vide for the future Solemnization of Marriage Scotland, Lutherans, or Calvinists, authorized to celebrate marriage).
CHAPTER V. An Act for the better Division of this Pro
An Act to amend Part of an Act passed in the 34th Year of the Reign of His Majesty, entituled, “ An Act to establish a superior Court of civil and criminal Jurisdiction, and to regulate the Court of Appeals,” and, also, to amend and repeal Part of an Act passed in the 37th Year of the Reign of His Majesty, entituled “ An Act for regulating the Practice of the Court of King's Bench,” and to make further Provision respecting the same,
CHAPTER VII. An Act to alter the Method of performing Stalute Duty on the Highways and Roads within this Province.