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perly chargeable against the grant, the Auditor shall examine such account with that object, and shall report to the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council any expenditure which may appear upon such re-examination to have been incurred or applied without proper authority; and if the Lieutenant Governor-in-Councilshould not thereupon see fit to sanction such unauthorized expenditure, it shall be regarded as not chargeable to a legislative grant, and shall be reported to the Legislative Assembly in the manner herein provided.

18. This Ordinance may be cited as “The Audit Ordinance."

Short title.

NO. 14 OF 1895.

AV ORDINANCE RESPECTING ALIMONY.

[Assented to 30th September, 1895.]

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

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1. The Supreme Court of the North-West Territor- the Supreme

Jurisdiction of ies shall have jurisdiction to grant Alimony to any Court of the wife who would be entitled to Alimony by the law of Alimony. England or to any wife who would be entitled by the law of England to a divorce ond to Alimony as incident thereto or to any wife whose husband lives separate from her without any sufficient cause and under circumstances which would entitle her by the law of England to a decree for restitution o con ugal rights : and Alimony when granted shall continue until the further order of the Court.

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NO. 15 OF 1895.

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO.

8 OF 1893 INTITULED "THE GAME ORDINANCE."

[Assented to 30th September, 1895.]

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

Sectiou 2 repealed and

1. Section 2 of “The Game Ordinance" is hereby pe o Section repealed and the following substituted therefor:

“ 2. No elk, moose, cariboo, antelope, deer or their fawn, mountain sheep, or goat shall be hunted, taken or killed between the 1st day of February and the 1st day of October in any year.

Subsection 2

2. Sub-section 2 of Section 3 of the said Ordinance is of Section 3 repealed and hereby repealed and the following substituted theretion substitut for :ed.

“(2) Any grouse, partridge, pheasant or prairie chicken between the 15th day of December and the 15th day of September in any year."

Subsection added to Section 3.

3. The following Sub-section is hereby added to Section 3 of the said Ordinance :

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(5) It shall be unlawful and shall be considered a game limited.

breach of this Ordinance for any person to kill in one day more than twenty of the birds mentioned in Sub-section 2 of Section 3 of this Ordinance."

NO. 16 OF 1895.

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE IN

VESTIGATION OF ACCIDENTS BY FIRE.

[ Assented to 30th September, 1895.

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

1. Any Police Magistrate or Justice of the Peace Empowers

to within whose jurisdiction any fire has occurred where-enquire into by any house or other building in such jurisdiction has fres. been wholly or in part consumed, shall subject to the provisions hereinafter contained institute an inquiry into the cause or origin of such fire, and whether it was kindled by design or was the result of negligence or accident, and act according to the result of such inquiry.

2. No Police Magistrate or Justice of the Peace shall No enquiry to institute an enquiry into the cause or origin of any tire on reasonable or fires by which any house or other building has been suspicion. wholly or partially consumed, nor shall such inquiry be had until a sworn statement in writing has been made before him that there is reasonable suspicion that such fire was the result of culpable or negligent conduct or design or occurred under such circumstances as, in the interests of justice and for the due protection of property, require an investigation.

3. The said Police Magistrate or Justice of the Peace Jury may be may, on the written request of any three house- empanelled. holders in the vicinity of any such fire, empanel a jury of not less than five nor more than twelve persons, chosen from among the householders resident in the vicinity of the fire, to hear the evidence that may be adduced touching or concerning the same and to render a verdict under oath thereupon, in cordance with the fact.

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Power to summon witnesses.

4. For the purpose aforesaid such Police Magistrate or Justice of the Peace shall summon and bring before him all persons whom he deems capable of giving information or evidence touching or concerning such fire, and shall examine such persons on oath and shall reduce their examinations to writing and return the same to the Crown Prosecutor of the District.

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5. If any person, having been duly summoned as a not serving on juries or not juror or witness to give evidence upon any such inattending as witnesses. quiry, does not, after being openly called three times

appear and serve as such juror or appear and give evidence at such inquiry, the said Magistrate or Justice of the Peace shall be empowered to impose upon the person so making default such fine as he thinks fit not exceeding ten dollars ; and such Magistrate or Justice of the Peace shall make out and sign a certificate, containing the name, residence, trade or calling of such person, together with the amount of the fine imposed, and the cause of such fine and shall cause a copy of such certificate to be served on the person so tined, personally, or by leaving it at his residence, within seven days after holding such inquiry and if the same is not paid within the space of seven days after such certificate has been served as aforesaid a warrant of distress shall be issued by the said Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, to be levied on the goods and chattels of such offender and in default of such distress or if such distress shall prove insufficient such Magistrate or Justice of the Peace may commit the offender to prison for any term not exceeding twentyone days.

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