Page images
PDF
EPUB
[merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

An Act to authorize the issuing of Debentures to pay the balance due to

Claimants for losses during the Rebellion and Invasion in Upper
Canada.

[ 28th July, 1847.]

WHE

cited.

3, V. c. 76.

HEREAS by an Act passed in the eighth year of Her Majesty's Reign, inti- Preamble.

tuled, An Act for the payment of claims arising out of the Rebellion and Invasion Certain Acts in Upper Canada, and to appropriate the duties on Tavern Licenses to local purposes, it

Act 8 Vict., was among other things provided, that it should be lawful for the Governor in Council 72. to issue debentures, not amounting in the whole to more than forty thousand pounds currency, to the Claimants, to whom sums should be awarded under the provisions of a certain Act of the Legislature of Upper Canada, passed in the third year of Her Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An Act to ascertain and provide for the payment of all Act of U.C. just claims arising from the late Rebellion and Invasions of this Province, as extended by the Act of the Legislature of this Province, passed in the Session held in the fourth and fifth years of Her Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An Act to amend and enlarge 4 & 5 V.c. 39: an Act of the Legislature of the late Province of Upper Canada, intituled, An Act to ascertain and provide

for the payment of all just claims arising from the late Rebellion and Invasions of this Province, and for the sums awarded to them respectively: And whereas, the sums awarded under the provisions of the said Acts, amount in the whole Amount of to the sum of forty-three thousand four hundred and sixty-three pounds three shillings the said "Acte. and nine pence. And whereas debentures have been issued under the said first recited Act, to the extent of forty thousand pounds currency, and the proceeds thereof have been distributed rateably among the said Claimants : And whereas, a further sum of three thousand six hundred and thirteen pounds eight shillings and nine pence is required to settle the said claims in full, and to pay a certain per centage to the Treasurer of each District in Upper Canada, for the services he shall be required to perform under the provisions of this Act: 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, intituled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the Governor in Council to £3613. 8s. 9a. issue debentures, amounting in the whole to three thousand six hundred and thirteen paying the pounds eight shillings and nine pence, currency, to raise a like sum to pay to the said balance of the

Claimants,

Upper and

said awards.

Provisions of

,

Claimants, the balance due on the respective sums which have been so awarded to them under the authority of the said last recited Acts, and the percentage aforesaid.

II. And be it enacted, That all the provisions of the said first herein recited Act, tended to be passed in the eighth year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the payment þentures to be of Claims, arising out of the Rebellion and I'vasion in Upper Canada, and to ap

propriate the duties on Tavern Licenses to local purposes, which relate to the Debentures issued, or to be issued under the said Act, for the purposes therein mentioned, shall be, and are hereby extended to the Debentures to be issued under the authority of this Act.

this Act,

Treasurers to III. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Treasurers of Districts in pay the sums to claimants

Upper Canada, so soon as they shall be furnished with the means of so doing, to pay and to receive the several balances which may be due to claimants as hereinbefore mentioned in their a per centage.

respective Districts, and to take acquittances for the same ; for which said services the said Treasurers shall be entitled to receive five per cent. upon the amount they shall respectively disburse.

MONTREAL :-Printed by STEWART DERBISHIRE & GEORGE DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

[blocks in formation]

WHE

An Act to appropriate the sums therein mentioned to defray certain

expenses of the Civil Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and certain other expenses not otherwise provided for

[ 28th July, 1847. ] Most GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN,

HEREAS by Messages from His Excellency the Right Honorable James, Preamble.

Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Governor General of British North America, His Excellenand Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over this Province of Canada, bear- opis massa persona ing date respectively the first day of July and the twelfth day of July in this present July, 1847, reyear one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and the Estimates accompanying the same, it appears that the sums hereinafter mentioned are required to defray certain Expenses of the Civil Government of the Province for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and for certain other public purposes for which no provision is now made by Law : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and withi 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 from and out of any unappropriated monies forming part of the Consolidated £110,919 98. Revenue Fund of this Province, there shall and may be paid and applied a sum not ted for detrayexceeding one hundred and forty thousand nine hundred and nineteen pounds nine ing certain exshillings, for defraying certain expenses of the Civil Government of this Province for Devil Governthe

year ending on the thirty-first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and ment, &c, for furiy-seven, not otherwise provided for by law, and for certain other public purposes and services specified in the Estimates accompanying the Messages above mentioned, and

And £60,000 a further sum not exceeding sixty thousand pounds for certain public works mentioned for certain in the said messages and estimates, the said sum to be raised by debentures to be issued under the authority of the Governor in Council on the credit of the consolidated Revenue Fund aforesaid.

II. And be it enacted, That from and out of the revenues and interests arising Certain sums from the real or funded property forming part of the Estates of the late Order to be paid out of Jesuits, there shall be paid for and during the present year one thousand eight Estates' mohundred and forty-seven, the several sums mentioned in figures in the Schedule annexed to this Act, for the Educational purposes therein set forth.

Public Works.

'

nies in 1847.

Accounting clause.

Accounts to be

Provincial
Parliament.

III. And be it enacted, That the due application of the monies hereby appropriated shall be accounted for to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, through the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the time being, in such manner and form as Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors shall direct.

IV. And be it enacted, That a detailed account of the monies expended under the authority of this Act shall be laid before the Legislative Assembly of this Province, during the first fifteen days of the Session of the Provincial Parliament next after such expenditure. SCHEDULE.—EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

Amount Currency.
For the Salary and Allowance for House Rent, heretofore paid to the

Master of the Grammar School at Montreal, to be allowed to the
Directors of the High School at Montreal, in consideration of their
educating twenty free scholars of the poorer classes...

£282 4 6 The same at Quebec....

£282 4 6
Less, amount of Pension paid to Rev. R. R. Burrage,
formerly Master of that school...

111 2 2

171 2 4 Aid towards the support of the National School at Quebec.

111 2 3 The same at Montreal....

111 2 3 Aid—To the Society of Education at Quebec...

280 0 0 To the Education Society at Three-Rivers...

125 0 0 To the British and Canadian School at Quebec.

200 0 0 To the same at Montreal

200 0 0 To the St. Andrew's School at Quebec..

-100 0 0 To the Montreal Recollet School.....

100 0 0 To the St. Jacques School at Montreal

250 0 0 To the Montreal American Presbyterian Free School..

100 0 0 To the College of Ste. Anne de la Pocatière...

300 0 0 To the College of St. Hyacinthe....

300 0 0 To the College of Chambly...

300 0 0 To the College of L'Assomption..

175 00 To the Academy at Berthier..

100 0 0 To the Academy at Charlestown.

100 0 0 To the Stanstead Seminary.

100 0 0 To the Shefford Academy..

100 0 0 To the Sherbrooke Academy

111 2 2 To the Rev. Andrew Balfour's School at Waterloo, and the Bedford Academy.

100 0 0 To the Master of the School under the Royal Institution at Three

45 0 0 To the British North American School Society at Sherbrooke... 50 0 0 To the High School in Durham Village, Missisquoi...

100 0 0 To the Infant School at Quebec,

55 11 1 To the Female School at Indian Lorette, near Quebec.

50 0 0 For an Indian School at Caughnawaga.

50 0 0 For the same at St. Regis...

50 0 0 For the same at St. Francis.

50 0 0 To the School at St. Thérèse..

200 0 0 To the College at Nicolet....

200 0 0 MONTREAL :—Printed by STEWART DERBISHIRE & GEORGE DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty,

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Rivers ...

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

cited.

An Act to amend an Act for granting relief to the sufferers by the Fires at Quebec.

[28th July, 1847.] W

HEREAS it is expedient to amend the Act passed in the ninth year of Her Preamble.

Majesty's Reign, and intituled, An Act for enabling Her Majesty to direct the 9V; C. 62 issue of Debentures to a limited amount, and for giving relief to the City of Quebec, by raising the rate of interest to be allowed on the Debentures to be issued under the said Act, to the legal rate of six per cent, and by authorizing the delivery of such Debentures directly to the parties to whom advances are to be made, and by limiting the time during which the powers of the Commissioners under the said Act shall continue: 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 Rate of interfor and notwithstanding anything in the Act cited in the Preamble to this Act, the De- est allowed bentures to be issued under the authority thereof shall bear interest at the rate of six per under the said

on Debentures

.

per II. And be it enacted, That for and notwithstanding any thing in the said Act, the Debentures to said Debentures shall be delivered by the Receiver General to the respective parties to parties instead whom any advance is to be made upon certificate of the Commissioners under the said of money. Act, and shall be issued for such sums as are to be advanced to such parties respectively, and shall be received by such parties as the sums to be advanced to them, and as money; and the advances so made by Debentures, shall have to all intents and purposes the same effect as if made in money: Provided always, that the Receiver General may, Proviso as to in his discretion, divide the sum to be advanced to any party, into two or more Deben prebenture any tures at the request of such party. III. Provided always, and be it enacted, That the sums to be advanced by Deben

Sum advancod tures as aforesaid, shall be repaid in the manner and subject to the provisions in the to be repaid said Act mentioned, with interest at the rate of four per centum per annum, instead of at 4 per cent . three per centum per annum as in the said Act provided.

centum

аппит. .

« PreviousContinue »