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STATUTES

PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION

OF THE

FIFTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT

OF

UPPER CANADA,

MET AT YORK, 3D FEBRUARY, 1812.

ISAAC BROCK, ESQ. PRESIDENT.

CHAPTER I. An Act to prevent Desertion from His Majesty's regular Forces, by granting a Bounty for apprehending Deserters in this Province (to continue during the present war).

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, and building Bridges in the several Districts thereof (30001, granted).

Chapter III. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act passed in the 48th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ An Act to explain, amend, and reduce to one Act of Parliament, the several Laws now in being for the Raising and Training the Militia(to continue till January next, and from thence to the end of the ensuing session of parliament).

CHAPTER IV. An Act to prevent Damage to Travellers on the Highnays (travellers meeting sleds to turn out to the right hand, and give half the road. Two or more bells to be affixed to the harness of every sleigh).

CHAPTER V. An Act for applying a certain Sum of Money, therein mentioned, to make good certain Monies issued and advanced by His Mujesty, through the Lieutenant-Governor, in pursuance of an Address of the House of Assembly (5021. 185. 7d. allowed, for clerks and contingent expenses of parliament).

CHAPTER VI. An Act for granting to His Majesty a Sum of Money, for the Use of the Militia of this Province (50001. to be applied to training militia).

CHAPTER VII. An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act passed in the 44th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, for the Purposes therein mentioned.

CHAPTER VIII. An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, further to encourage the Growth and Cultivation of Hemp in this Province, and for other Purposes (1000l. granted for the purchase, sale, and exportation of hemp: 4231. 11s. for the purchase of hemp-seed, and payment of bounties).

Chapter IX. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 48th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ 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 Aot,and. to continue Part of the same.

CHAPTER X. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 50th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to provide for 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 XI. An Act further 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,"

NOTE. STATUTES, passed in the 1st Session of the 6th

Provincial Parliament, wanting.

STATUTES

PASSED IN THE SECOND SESSION

OF THE

SIXTH PROVINCIAL PARLIAMENT,

MET AT YORK, 25TH FEBRUARY, 1813.

ROGER HALE SHEAFFE, ESQ. PRESIDENT.

CHAPTER I. An Act to facilitate the Circulation within this Province, of Army Bills, issued by the Authority of the Province of Lower Canada (to continue one year, and till the end of the ensuing session, unless peace is declared. Bills to be received in payment by Collectors and Receivers of customs, and at the office of the Receiver-general).

CHAPTER II. An Act to amend and repeal certain Parts of the Militia Law, and also for the transporting Naval and Military Stores (to continue one year, &c. Justices of the peace to levy fines by distress, and sale of the goods of persons offending against the militia laws).

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