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An Act to extend the Provincial Copy-right Act to persons resident in the

United Kingdom, on certain conditions.

c. 61.

[ 28th July, 1847. ] WH

HEREAS it is just and expedient to extend, under certain restrictions, the Preamble.

provisions of the Act of this Province, passed in the Session held in the fourth and fifth years of the Reign of Her Majesty, and intituled, An Act for the protection of Act 4 & 5 V. Copy-right in this Province, to the works of authors being British subjects and resident in Great Britain and Ireland : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That for and notwithstanding anything in the The said Ad said Provincial Act contained, the provisions thereof shall be, and the same are hereby extended to extended to any person or persons, being British subjects, and residing in Great Britain dent in the or Ireland, as if such person or persons were resident in this Province: Provided United Kingalways, that to entitle any such literary production or engraving as is in the said Act Proviso : the mentioned, being the work of any such person or persons so residing in Great Britain or work protectIreland, to the protection of the said Act, it shall be printed and published in this printed and Province, and shall, in addition to the words directed to be inserted by the sixth sec published tion of the said Provincial Act, and immediately following thereafter, contain the name vince, and and place of abode or business in this Province, of the printer or printers and publisher or publishers of every such literary production or engraving.

in this Pro

contain the name and abode of the Printer and Publisher.

MONTREAL :-Printed by STEWART DERBISHIRE & GEORGE DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

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An Act to amend the Law for the admission of Attornies and Calling of Barristers in Upper Canada.

[ 28th July, 1847. ]

Queen's

an Act passed by the Parliament of Upper Canada in the seventh Preamble.

. year of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled, An Act of U. C. Act to umend the Law for the admission of Barristers and Attornies, and to provide for the 7, Willd. A. o. further relief of William Conway Keele, it is provided, that graduates of any University of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or of the University of King's College, may be admitted as Attornies after three years' service, and may be called to the Bar after three years' standing in the Books of the Law Society of Upper Canada; And whereas it is just and expedient to extend the same privileges to the graduates of other Universities or Colleges in Upper Canada having the power to confer degrees : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That in case any person who shall have taken, or who shall take the degree of Graluates of Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Law, or of Master of Arts in Queen's College, at

College or Kingston or Victoria College, or who shall hereafter take such degree in any University Victoria Color College in Upper Canada having the power to grant degrees, shall

, at any time after he shall have taken or shall take such degree, be bound by contract in writing to serve as a Clerk for and during the space of three years to a practising Attorney in Upper be admitted as Canada, and shall faithfully serve for three years in pursuance of such contract, he shall attornies in on due proof of such service, be entitled to be admitted and sworn an Attorney in the three same manner, and of the same Court or Courts in Upper Canada, and as fully and clerkship with effectually to all intents and purposes as if such person had served under Articles for attorney. the term of five years. II. And be it enacted, That any person who shall have taken, or who shall at any Such gratime hereafter take, such degree as is mentioned in this Act, and who shall have been duates after or who shall be entered of and admitted into the Law Society of Upper Canada, as a standing in the Student of Laws, and shall have been standing in the Books of the said Society for and books of the during the space of three years, and shall have conformed himself to the rules and of Upper car

regulations

any other Col

Canada, may

nada, and after having conformed to

regulations of the said Society according to the directions of an Act passed in the

thirty-seventh year of the Reign of King George the Third, intituled, An Act for the Gheo 3t 313, regulating the Practice of the Law, or any other Acts for regulating Barristers in Upper or other law of Canada, shall be qualified to be called and admitted to the Practice of the Law as behalf, may be a Barrister in any of the Courts of Law or Equity in Upper Canada, as fully and

effectually as any person of five years' standing in the Books of the said Society is qualified, by virtue of the said recited Act, or any other Act for regulating the Practice of the Law; anything in the said Acts or any of them to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.

admitted as Barristers in U. C.

The Courts of
Q. B. and of
Chancery may

attcrnies and

III. And be it enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the Courts of Queen's

Bench and Chancery respectively in their discretion to admit as Attornies or Solicitors of in their discre- the said Courts, respectively, and the said Society aforesaid, to admit as Barristers, any

person or persons who shall have taken any of the Degrees aforesaid at King's College, Solicitors, and Queen's College or Victoria College in this Province, and shall have been three

years under Articles or standing on the Books of the said Society, as the case

may be, notwithstanding that such person or persons shall have entered into such aforesaid after Articles, or been admitted upon the Books of the said Society before taking any such clerkship or

degree as aforesaid. standing, altho'

ciety as Barristers, such graduates as

the same commenced before they graduated.

MONTREAL :-Printed by STEWART DERBISHIRE & GEORGE DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

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An Act for the relief of certain Landholders in the District of Gaspé.

[ 28th July, 1847. ]

cited.

CHEREAS an assurance was graciously given by His Excellency Sir James Preamblo.

Kempt, administrator of the Government of Lower Canada, bearing date at Sir James the Castle of St. Louis, Quebec, the twenty-sixth day of September, one thousand eight racion of 26 hundred and twenty-eight, that " those who then were actually and bona fide settled Sept. 1828, “ and had made improvements upon the waste lands of the Crown in the District of " Gaspé, should be allowed grants thereof in proportion to the extent of those improve

ments upon the usual scale of grants to actual settlers ;" And whereas it is expedient to confirm by an Act of the Legislature the aforesaid pledge, and to adopt measures for the fulfilment thereof: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council, and of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled, “ An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada,and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That free grants of all such Crown Lands in the District of Gaspé Free grants as were and had been previous to the aforesaid twenty-sixth day of September, one may be made

who thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, actually and bona fide settled upon, and im- were actual proved, shall, upon the usual scale of grants at that time to actual settlers, that is to say, 26th Sept. 1828. a tract or lot not exceeding in all one hundred acres in superficies, including the tract oc- Limitation of cupied and improved, to any one person or family accordingly in proportion to the extent of those improvements, be made and given to every such one person and family respectively, as then were actually settled and had made such improvements upon the Such grants same, or to their lawful representatives, or to the person or persons in good faith hold- may be made ing of him or them upon satisfactory proof being submitted to the Governor in Council at any time within two years next after the passing of this Act, of the occupation and im- Representaprovement aforesaid anterior to the period aforesaid of the said land claimed by the per- Upon what son or family petitioning for a grant thereof pursuant to the said assurance and to this proof. Act

, the grantee paying such fee for the Letters Patent thereof as may be payable for And on pay. Letters patent whereby any waste lands of the Crown are or shall be granted, and ment of what which, in cases where His Excellency may see fit, may also be dispensed with : Provided always, that in all cases in which the land originally settled upon and occupied, persons whoso shall extend beyond the frontage usually at the time aforesaid established for such holdings exgrants, and that such excess is or shall be in the actual possession of such original yond the li

such grants.

to such per

sons or their

settler

fees. Proviso:

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