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An Act further to provide for the Summary Trial of Small Causes. 3 William IV Chapter 34 1833 This Act makes provision for the trial of small causes in the Province, except in certain parishes as described. The processes by which these courts are to function and expenses incurred by them defrayed are explained. This Act is to remain in force until 1835. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for regulating the Common of the Isle du Pads, in the County of Berthier. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 33 1833 This Act outlines the process by which a Chair and Trustees are to be elected to govern the Common as a body politic and corporate by the name “The Chairman and Trustees of the Common of Isle du Pads.” The Act also outlines how the land is to be governed. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorise the Commissioners of the Chambly Canal, to enlarge the dimensions of the Locks of the said Canal. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV – Chapter 30 1833 This Act outlines additional instructions for the construction of the Chambly Canal's locks, and advances a sum not exceeding three thousand six hundred pounds towards completing the work. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to afford relief to a certain Religious Congregation at Montreal, denominated Baptists. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 29 1833 Under this Act, Ministers of the Baptist Church of Montreal are allowed to obtain, have and keep registers of marriages, baptisms and burials. Certain instructions and regulations pertaining to these registers are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for the relief of a religious Congregation in the Township of Hull, denominated, Presbyterians. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 28 1833 Under this Act, Ministers of the Presbyterian Congregation in the Township of Hull are allowed to obtain, have and keep registers of marriages, baptisms and burials. Certain instructions and regulations pertaining to these registers are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to enable the regularly ordained Ministers of the United Associate Synod of the Secession Church of Scotland to keep authenticated Registers according to Law. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 27 1833 Under this Act ordained Ministers of the United Associate Synod of the Secession Church of Scotland are allowed to obtain, have and keep registers of marriages, baptisms and burials. Certain instructions and regulations pertaining to these registers are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to make further provision for the improvement of the Internal Communications of this Province. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 26 1833 This Act outlines several sums to be dispersed to improve and maintain the internal communications, mainly roads and bridges, in the Province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to establish a Fire Society in the Borough of Three Rivers, and to suspend two certain Ordinances as far as they relate to the said Borough. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 25 1833 This Act implements several new rules, to be superintended by the "Fire Society of Three Rivers", established under this Act, largely pertaining to regulations on wood stoves, chimneys, and other fire risks. The processes by which members of the Fire Society can be appointed or replaced, and their duties, are outlined. Penalties for those who fail to abide by these rules are also described. This Act is to remain in force until 1838. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for the Partition of the Common of the Fief Saint Antoine de la Riviere du Loup, among the Co-proprietors thereof. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 24 1833 An Act to partition the tract of land called the Common in the Fief Saint Antoine de la Riviere du Loup, among the proprietors of that land. The processes by which the land will be partitioned out is described, including how a commissioner will be appointed for this purpose and their duties. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for the Support of certain Charitable Institutions, and for other purposes herein mentioned. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 23 1833 This Act lists several sums to be distributed to support charitable institutions in the Province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Act of the ninth George the Fourth, chapter seventy-three, sub-dividing the Province into Counties, by establishing new places of Election in certain Counties therein mentioned. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 22 1833 This Act amends the 1825 Act, “An Act to repeal certain Acts therein mentioned, and to consolidate the Laws relating to the Election of Members to serve in the Assembly of this Province, and to the duty of Returning Officers, and for other purposes,” as pertains to where elections in the certain counties, as listed, will take place. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate the Sums of Money therein mentioned to the payment of certain expences of the Civil Government, during the years one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 21 1833 This Act lists several sums to be distributed to defray certain expences of the Civil Government, including costs incurred for postage and for services rendered. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain sums of Money to the encouragement of Education in this Province. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 20 1833 This Act lists several sums to be paid out to schools to cover costs in the present year. Early Canadiana Online
An Act further to continue for a limited time, and to amend a certain Act therein mentioned, relating to the Inferior District of Saint Francis. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 18 1833 This Act continues and amends the 1830 Act, “An Act to continue further for a limited time a certain Act passed in the third year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled ‘An Act to erect certain Townships therein mentioned into an Inferior District, to be called the Inferior District of Saint Francis, and to establish Courts of Judicature therein, and to make further provision for the due Administration of Justice in the said Inferior District.'” The Act clarifies certain functions of the Provincial Court for the said district, and outlines fees to be charged for services rendered as listed. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend and extend a certain part of An Act passed in the first year of His Majesty’s Reign, Chapter eight, relative to the Internal Communications. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 16 1833 This Act extends the period allowed for the construction of a bridge over the Rivière Sainte-Anne, above the term originally defined in the 1831 Act, “An Act to appropriate certain sums of money therein mentioned, for the improvement of the Internal Communications of the Province.” Early Canadiana Online
An Act to make further provision for the erection of the Marine Hospital at Québec. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 13 1833 This Act grants a further sum not exceeding two thousand five hundred and thirty pounds to continue work on the West Wing of the Marine Hospital at Québec. Further direction for how these funds should be accounted for and the Trustees' responsibilities are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for the erection of a New Hall of Assembly. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 12 1833 This Act makes provisions for the construction of a New Hall of Assembly, including how commissioners should be appointed to oversee the construction, their duties, and allowable expenses. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for improving the Internal Navigation of this Province. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 9 1833 This Act allocates sums as outlined to ascertain, in the manner outlined, if it would be practicable to open a Navigable Canal from Lac Saint-François to the Lac des Deux-Montagnes. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Act to incorporate the City of Québec. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 6 1833 This Act makes further provision for the election of councilmen in the city of Québec. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to facilitate the prosecuting of certain Suits and Actions in the District of Three-Rivers, where the Resident Judge might be a party. (3d April, 1833) 3 William IV Chapter 5 1833 This Act makes it so that Suits or Actions can be brought to the Inferior Terms of the Court of King’s Bench for the District of Trois-Rivières either for and in the name of the Resident Judge of the Court, or against him. Early Canadiana Online