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An Act to make provision for defraying certain expenses of the Civil

Government of this Province, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty five,'

[29th March, 1845.]

Most GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN,

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HEREAS it appears by Message from His Excellency the Right Honor- Preamble

able Charles Theophilus, Baron Metcalfe, of Fernhill, in the County of Message of Berks, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, one of Her lah viarrh, Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council, and Governor General of this Province, bearing da:e the fourteenth day of March, one thousand eight

. hundred and fortyfive, that the sum hereinafter mentioned will be required to defray certain expenses of the Civil Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, for which no provision is 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 with the advice and conscnt of the Legislative Council and of the Legis'ative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituied 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 Loioer Canada, and for the Government of Cunada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and out of any unappropriated monies forming A Certain sum part of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of this Province, ihere shall and may be appropriated paid and applied a sum not exceeding two hundred and thirty two thousand nine tain expenses hundred and twenty-five pounds, fourteen shillings and eight pence curren«y, to Government defray certain expenses of the Civil Government of this Province not otherwise for 1815. provided for by law, for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and furty-five. 57 *

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II. 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.

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III. And be it enacted, That a detailed account of the monies expended under said before the the authority of this Act shall be laid before the Legislative Assembly of this Pro

vince during the first fifteen days of the Session of the Provincial Parliament next after such expenditure.

MONTREAL:-Printed by STEWART DERBISHIRE and George DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

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An Act to authorize certain sums of Money therein mentioned advan

ced and applied towards defraying certain necessary and indis.
pensable expenses of the Government for the years one thousand
eight hundred and forty-three, and one thousand eight hundred
and forty-four, not otherwise provided for, to be charged upon
the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Province.

[29th March, 1845.]

Most Gracious SoVEREIGN,

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CHEREAS by an Act passed in the sixth year of Your Majesty's Reign, Preamble.

chapter nine, intituled, An Act to grant certain sums to Her Majesty, for defraying certain indispensable c.cpenses of the Civil Government, during the periods therein mentioned, the sum of twenty-seven thousand, seven hundred and £29,777, 155. seventy-seven pounds, fifteen shillings and six pence currency, was placed at the disposition of Your Majesty for defraying the necessary and indispensable expenses of the Civil Government from the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, to the thirty-first of March of the same year, liable to be accounted for at the next Session of the Provincial Parliament after the expenditure thereof; And whereas, also pursuant to an address from Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the Commons of this Province in Provincial Parliament assembled, bearing date the fourth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, to Your Majesty's Governor General of the Province, 257,630. 14s. the further sums of fifty-seven thousand six hundred and eighty pounds, fourteen shillings and eleven pence currency, and one thousand four hundred and seven pounds, seventeen shillings and nine pence sterling, (equal to one thousand five £1,564. 6s. 4d; hundred and sixty-four pounds, six shillings and four pence currency,) the said

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Total £87,022. sums amounting together to eighty-seven thousand and twenty-two pounds, sixpropriatiu sup- teen shillings and ni..e pence currency, were placed at the disposition of Your plies of foriner Majesty's Government, to enable Your Majesty to defray the necessary and indis

pensable expenses of the Government of the Province for ihe said year one thousand disposal of the

.eight hundred and forty-three, not otherwise provided for, and to be accounted Parlia:nent, for in detail at the ensuing Session ; And whereas an account in detail has been after deducting

rendered in both Houses of the Provincial Parliainent in the present Session of
the due application to the aforesaid purposes of the sum of seventy-eight thousand
five hundred and twenty-six pounds, eighteen shillings and seven pence currency,
out of the aforesaid amount in part appropriated by the said Act, and partly
advanced pursuant to the aforesaid address, and which said last mentioned sum,
it is expedient to make chargeable, and authorize to be charged upon the Conso-
lidated Revenue Fund of the Province : Now therefore, we, Your Majesty's most
dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of Canada in Provincial Parliament as-
sembled, do most hunbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be
it 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 Pro-
vince 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 Piovinces of Upper and Loicer Cunuda,
and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of
the same, That the said sum of seventy-eight thousand five hundred and twenty
six pounds, eighteen shillings and seven pence currency, and no more, so as afore-
said advanced by way of supply to Her Majesty towards defraying the necessary
and indispensable expenses of the Government of the Province, for the year one
thousand eight hundred and forty-three, not otherwise provided for and of wbich
an account as aforesaid has been rendered, shall be and the same hereby is made
chargeable, and may accordingly be charged, upon any unappropriated moneys
appertaining to the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Province that heretofore
may have been or that shall hereafter come into the hands of the Receiver General
of the Province, and that the difference between the said sum so expended, applied
and accounted for, and the said sum su placed partly by the aforesaid Act, and
partly by the aforesaid address, at the disposition of Her Majesty's Government in
this Province, for the purposes aforesaid, shall be and remain at the future dispo-
sition of the Provincial Parliament for the public uses of the Province, as part of

the unappropriated Consolidated Revenue Fund thereof. Divers sums IJ. And whereas also divers sums bave been advanced from the unappropriated expended on

moneys in the hands of the Receiver General of the Province, applied and paid responsibility of Provincial on the responsibility of Her Majesty's Executive Government in this Province now charged during the year one thousand eight hundred and furty-four, towards in part defraying

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the necessary and undispensable expenses of the Government of the Province on Consol'dafor the said year not otherwise provided for, and of which sums, an account also bas been rendered during the present Session, and been recognized and admitted, to the amount of thirty seven thousand five hundred and seventeen pounds, eighteen shillings currency, and of which amount the sum of twenty-one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four pounds, twelve shillings and seven pence currency, voled to meet the necessary and indispensable expenses of the Government of the Province from the first day of January to the thirty-first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and included in the aforesaid address to the Governor General of the fourth December, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, makes part, and which said amount of thirty-seven thousand five hundred and seventeen pounds and eighteen shillings, it is in like manner expedient to make chargeable, and authorize to be, as aforesaid, charged upon the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Province : Be it therefore enacted, That the said sum of thirtyseven thousand five hundred and seventeen pounds, and eighteen shillings cur. rency, advanced, applied and paid as aforesaid from the unappropriated moneys in the hands of the Receiver General, during the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, towards defraying in part the ordinary necessary and indispensable expenses of the Government of this Province for the said year not otherwise provided for, is hereby made chargeable and shall accordingly in like manner be charged upon any unappropriated moneys appertaining to the Consolidated Revenue of the Province that may have been or that hereafter shall come into the hands of the Receiver General aforesaid.

III. And be it enacted, That the due application of the moneys hereby appro. Accounting priated shall be accounted for to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, through clausc. 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.

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MONTREAL :-Printed by Stewart DERBISHIRE and George DesBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

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