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may be at liberty to proceed for the recovery of such property; whereupon such proceedings shall be staid accordingly until His Excellency the Governor General shall, through the Provincial Secretary, declare it to be Her Majesty's pleasure that the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens be permitted to proceed for the recovery of such property; whereupon every such Court shall order such proceedings to be continued as if the Order to stay the same had not been made : Provided always, never- Proviso: Governor

General may attach theless, firstly, that it shall and may be lawful for the Governor General, in the Instru- certain conditio ment granting permission to the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens such permission. to proceed for the recovery of such property, to impose any and such Conditions upon the Heirs, Devisees or Assigas of the said Aaron Stevens, as in his discretion he may think fit; and the Court in which such proceedings shall be pending, shall enforce the performance of such Condition, before allowing such proceedings to be continued : And Proviso: this coction provided also, secondly, that nothing in this Section contained shall extend or be not to apply to promote construed to extend to any proceedings that the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said in possession. Aaron Stevens shall or may be driven to adopt after having once obtained, by due process of Law or otherwise, the quiet and peaceable possession of any of such Lands or Tenements.

III. And be it enacted, That this Act and the reversal of the Attainder of the said Act, &c. to be Aaron Stevens, herein referred to, shall be construed and taken in the most large and strued beneficially. beneficial sense and manner in favour of the Heirs, Devisees and Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens.

FOURTH SESSION, THIRD PARLIAMENT.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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I. An Act to repeal the several Acts of the Parliaments of Lower and Upper Canada now in

force for the trial of controverted Parliamentary Elections in the two sections of the
Province respectively, and to provide by one General Act for the Trial of all Parliamentary
Election Petitions. -

1731
II. An Act for the better Management of the Provincial Penitentiary,

1773

III. An Act to provide for the Commutation of certain Bonds required under the Emigrant Act, 1790

IV. An Act to amend the Act concerning Land Surveyors. - - - - - 1791

V. An Aet to make certain alterations in the Territorial Divisions of Upper Canada, - - 1792

VI. An Act to abolish the Right of Primogeniture in the succession to Real Estate held in fee

simple or for the life of another, in Upper Canada, and to provide for the division thereof
amongst such of the relatives of the last proprietor as may best accord with the relative
claims of such parties in the division thereof,

- - 1801
VII. An Act to amend an Act passed in the twelfth year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An

Act to simplify the transfer of real property in Upper Canada, and to render certain rights
and interest therein liable under execution,

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- - - 1805
VIII. An Act to facilitate the Leasing of Lands and Tenements,

- 1806

IX. An Act to compel the Registration of Deeds and Instruments creating Debts to the Crown, 1809

X. An Act to provide a remedy against Absent Defendants, - - - - - 1810

XI. An Act to amend the Law relating to Apprentices and Minors, - - - - - 1811

XII. An Act to amend the Heir and Devisee Act, - - - - - - 1814

XIII. An Act for the further amendment of the Administration of the Criminal Law, - - 1815

XIV. An Act to provide for the payment of Petit Jurors in Upper Canada, - - - 1817

XV. An Act to alter the periods for holding certain Courts in the County of York, - - 1820

XVI. An Act relating to Land Patents whereby any waste or other lands of the Crown in

Lower Canada are granted, and to dispense with certain formalities therewith connected,

occasioning unnecessary delay and expense, and to amend a certain Act therein mentioned

concerning such Land Patents, - - - - - - - - 1820

XVII. An Act to amend the Act substituting Salaries for Fees, in certain cases, in Lower Canada, 1821

XVIII. An Act to enable Creditors to attach the effects of Debtors about to leave the Province,

in cases under Ten Pounds,

.

Ibid.

XIX. An Act to authorize the holding of a Second Term of the Superior Court annually in the

District of Gaspé, and for the better administration of Justice therein, - - - 1823

XX. An Act to amend a certain Act passed in the twelfth year of Her Majesty's Reign, relating

to Notaries,

1824

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XXI. An Act to amend and make permanent the Acts in force in Lower Canada, for the

establishment of Mutual Fire Insurance Companies therein, - - - - - 1824

XXII. An Act to amend the Act therein mentioned, enabling Her Majesty to direct the issue of

Debentures to a limited amount, and for granting relief to the City of Quebec,

1826

XXIII. An Act to amend an Act to encourage the establishment of Building Societies in Lower
Canada, - - -

- - - - - - Ibid.

XXIV. An Act to provide for defraying the expense of the River Police of Montreal, . - 1828

XXV. An Act to provide for defraying the expense of the River Police at Quebec, . . 1829

XXVI. 'An Act to amend the Montreal Trinity House Act, - - - - - 1830

XXVII. An Act to alter the Rates of Wharfage payable in certain cases in the Harbour of

Montreal,

- 1832

XXVIII. An Act to transfer the place of holding the meetings of the Municipal Council of the

Municipality of Drummond, Number Two, from “French Village" in the Township of

Kingsey, to the Village of Stanfold in the said Municipality, - - - - - Ibid.
XXIX. An Act to explain and remove doubts under certain Acts passed for the improvement of
the River du Chêne, .

- - - Ibid.

XXX. An Act to close up part of Ottawa Street in the Village of Cayuga, - - - - 1833

XXXI. An Act to indemnify the Municipal Councillors of the County of Peterborough and

others, for passing a certain By-law of the Municipal Council of the said County, which was
afterwards quashed,

Ibid.

XXXII. An Act to incorporate Trinity College, - - . - - - - 1834

XXXIII. An Act to incorporate the County of Carleton General Protestant Hospital, - - 1835

XXXIV. An Act to incorporate The Orphans' Home and Female Aid Society, Toronto, - 1838

XXXV. An Act to incorporate The House of Industry of Toronto, - - - - 1840

XXXVI. An Act to incorporate the Canada Guarantee Company, - - - - - 1842

XXXVII. An Act to amend the Act intituled, An Act to incorporate the City of Kingston

Water Works Company, - -

- - 1849

XXXVIII. An Act to vest a certain allowance for Road in the Township of Woodhouse, in

the County of Norfolk, in Andrew Thompson, -

- - - - 1850

XXXIX. An Act to vest a certain allowance for Road, in the Township of York, in certain .
Persons,

- - - Ibid.

XL. An Act to extend the powers of The British America Fire and Life Assurance Company

in Marine Assurance, and to reduce the number of the Directors of the said Company, . 1851

XLI. An Act to amend the Act incorporating The Montreal Firemen's Benevolent Association, 1852

XLII. An Act to confer upon Charles Horatio Waterous, the Civil and Political Rights of

a natural born British subject, -

- 1853

XLIII. An Act to naturalize Ira Gould and others, and for other purposes, - - - Ibid.

XLIV. An Act to authorize the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas and of Chancery in

Upper Canada, to admit William Edwin Twynam, to practise as an Attorney and Solicitor

therein,

- - - - 1854

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XLV. An Act for the relief of Mortgagees, - - - - - - - - - 1855

XLVI. An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums required for defraying certain expenses

of the Civil Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and certain

other expenses connected with the Public Service,

Ibid.

XLVII. An Act to provide for the introduction of the Decimal System into the Currency of this

Province, and otherwise to amend the laws relative to the Currency,

- - 1862

XLVIII. An Act to extend the provisions of the Currency Act to certain Gold and Silver Coins

coined after the periods in the said Act limited,

1863

XLIX. An Act to provide more effectually for taking the Periodical Census of the Province, - 1864

L. An Act to repeal the Act of the 7th Victoria, Chapter 6, intituled, An Act to restrain Party

Processions in certain cases,

- - - - 1868

LI. An Act to consolidate and regulate the General Clauses relating to Rail-ways, - - Ibid.

LII. An Act to repeal the Tonnage Dues imposed for defraying the expenses of maintaining

Light Houses and for other purposes connected with the Navigation of the waters of this

Province, and to provide for the payment of such expenses out of the Consolidated

Revenue Fund, -

- 1890

LIII. An Act for the further amendment of the Laws relating to the Public Works in this

Province, -

- - 1891

LIV. An Act to amend and consolidate the Laws affording protection to Magistrates and others

in the performance of public duties, -

-

-

- Ibid.

LV. An Act to continue for a limited time an Act intituled, An Act to encourage the establishment

of and regulate Savings Banks in this Province -

- - 1893

LVI. An Act to extend the period for payment of Fees on Crown Patents, and for other

purposes therein mentioned, - -

- - - - Ibid.

LVII. An Act to remove doubt as to Municipal Corporate Bodies acquiring Public Works

without the limits of such Municipalities, - - - - - - - 1895

LVIII. An Act to allow Notaries to call meetings of relations and friends, in certain cases,

without being thereto specially authorized by a Judge,

-

- - 1896

LIX. An Act to repeal in part and to amend an Act, intituled, An Act for the better protection

of the Lands and Property of the Indians in Lower Canada, - - - -

LX. An Act to amend the Law of Lower Canada as regards the District or Circuit in which

actions or proceedings affecting real property may be brought, and to make further provision

as to cases in which Absentees may be parties, - - - - - 1899

LXI. An Act to prevent the hunting of Deer at improper seasons of the year, and further to

amend the laws for the preservation of Game, - - - - - - - 1900

LXII. An Act to explain and amend the Law in Lower Canada, respecting Bills of Exchange

and Promissory Notes,

- - 1001

LXIII. An Act to appropriate all moneys accruing out of Tavern Licenses in the Counties

which form the District of Kamouraska, and in the County of Ottawa, towards defraying

the cost of the Court House and Gaol erected at Kamouraska, and the Court House and

Gaol now being erected in Aylmer, - - - - - - - 1902

LXIV. An Act to amend and extend the Law relating to the remedy by Replevin in Upper

Canada, -

• 1903

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