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NO. 1 OF 1895.

AN ORDINANCE FOR GRANTING TO THE

LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR CERTAIN SUMS
OF MONEY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES
OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF THE TER-
RITORIES FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS
ENDING 31st AUGUST, ONE THOUSAND
EIGHT HUNDRED AND NINETY-SIX,
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING
THERETO.

[Assented to 30th September, 1895.

MAY IT PLEASE YOUR HONOR :

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Whereas it appears by message from His Honor Charles Herbert Mackintosh, the Lieutenant-Governor of the North-West Territories, and the estimates accompanying the same, that the sums hereinafter mentioned in the Schedule to this Ordinance are quired to defray certain expenses of the public service of the Territories, and for other purposes relating thereto, for the twelve months ending 31st August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six : May it therefore please Your Honor that it may be enacted and it is therefore hereby enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, as follows :

(1) From and out of the fund at the disposal of the North-West Government, there shall and may be paid and applied a sum (not exceeding in the whole) two hundred and fifty thousand three hundred and seventynine dollars for defraying the several charges and expenses of the public service of the Territories for the twelve months ending thirty-first August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, as set forth in the Schedule to this Ordinance ;

(2) The due application of all moneys expended under this Ordinance shall be duly accounted for.

SCHEDULE.

Sums granted to the Lieutenant-Governor, hy this Ordinance, for the twelve months ending 31st August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, and the purposes for which they are granted.

To defray the expenses of the Government of the North-West Territories for the twelve months ending the 31st August, 1896, as follows:

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240 00

1,500 00

1,000 00 4,000 00

Printer to N.-W. Government.
Expenditure under “The Ordinance respecting Infec-

tious diseases of animals”.
Expenditure under “The Ordinance respecting

Births, Marriages and Deaths'
Expenditure under "The Hospitals Ordinance"
Expenditure under “The Liquor License Ordinance

1891-92" and Amendments..
Expenditure under "An Ordinance respecting Infec-

0,000 00

tious diseases”.
Prosecutions and Legal Proceedings.
Executive Committee.
* Books and Stationery for Clerks and Sheriffs.
Library Insurance.
Expenses of Audit 1894-95 Accounts.
Auditor's Salary for eleven months
Clerical Assistance .
Caretakers and Messengers.
Stationery, telegrams, postage and telephone.
Schools...
Newspapers and Periodicals .
Printing
Contingencies.

500 00 500 00 5,500 00 250 00 67 50

10 00 1,650 00 8,970 00 1,560 00

2,000 00 115,000 00

250 00 ,000 00 800 00

Carried forward..

153,827 50 16,000 00

SERVICE.

AMOUNT.

Brought forward.

153,827 50

800 00 500 00

65,039 50 750 00

75 00 300 00 200 00

200 00

Light and Fuel..
Books for Library,
Roads and Bridges and Miscellaneous District Ex-

penditure..
Travelling Expenses
Sheriffs attending Court in Banc.
Law Books for Judges..
Inspection of Coal Mines..
Maintenance of persons contined under Civil process

and Ordirances.
Expenditure under "The Agricultural Societies Or-

dinance" and Amendments
Territorial Exhibition..
Deputy Speaker...
Refund to J. McKay.
Aid to Statute Labor Districts and Municipalities.
Speaker's Salary, Sessional Indemnity and Travel-

ling expenses of members for Session of 1895
to be paid under provisions of “An Ordinance
respecting the Legislative Assembly”.

3,500 00 5,000 00 100 00

87 00 4,000 00 NO. 2 OF 1895.

$250,379 00

AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING COMMISSION

ERS TO MAKE ENQUIRIES CONCERNING
PUBLIC MATTERS.

[Assented to 30th September, 1895.]

The Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, enacts as follows:

Lieut.-Gov.-in

1. The Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council may, when Compoil mas he deems it expedient to cause enquiry to be made commissioners into and concerning any matter within the jurisdiction to enquire into certain of the Legislative Assembly, and connected with the matters.

good government of the Territories or the conduct of the public business thereof, appoint Commissioners to make such enquiry and to report thereon.

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2. He may, by the commission by which he appoints commissioners them, confer upon the commissioners the power of attendance of summoning witnesses before them and to require such witnesses, &c. witnesses to give evidence on oath, orally or in writing,

or on solemn affirmation if they are persons entitled to affirm in civil matters, and to produce such documents and things as the commissioners may deem requisite to the full investigation of the matters into which they are appointed to enquire ; and the commissioners shall have the same power to enforce the attendance of witnesses, and to compel them to give evidence, as is vested in any court of record in civil cases.

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