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An Act to continue, for a limited time, two Acts therein-mentioned, relating to the Inspection of Fish and Oil intended for exportation. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 16 1827 An Act to further continue an Act from 1823, “An Act to provide for the Inspection of Fish and Oil intended for exportation from the Ports of Quebec and Montreal” and an Act from 1824, “An Act to extend the provisions of a certain Act therein-mentioned, relating to the Inspection of Fish and Oil intended for exportation.” These Acts are to remain in force until 1829. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to carry into effect the purpose of part of a certain Act of the Legislature of this Province, as far as the same respects the erection of a Gaol and Court-Hall at Perce, and to repeal in part the said Act. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 15 1827 An Act to provide a sum not exceeding one thousand pounds for the purpose of erecting a Gaol and Court-Hall at Percé in the Inferior District of Gaspé. The processes by which Commissioners are to be appointed to superintend the erection of the Gaol and Court-Hall are explained, as well as their duties. The Act repeals former Acts related to the construction of the same. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for the establishment of a New Market at Montreal. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 14 1827 An Act to authorise the construction of a new public marketplace in Montreal at the end of Saint Francois Xavier Street, and lying between Foundling and Commissioners Streets, and extending to the extremity of McGill Street. Processes for the construction of the market stalls and weigh house are outlined, as well as penalties for those who offend against the Act’s terms. Five Justices of the Peace residing in Montreal are to be appointed as trustees for the market who are to oversee its construction. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue and amend certain Acts therein mentioned, establishing a Watch, and providing for the Lighting of the Cities of Quebec and Montreal. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 12 1827 An Act to continue several Acts: an Act from 1818 “An Act to provide more effectually for the security of the Cities of Quebec and Montreal, by establishing a Watch and Night Lights in the said Cities, and for other purposes,” as amended by the 1823 Act , “An Act to amend an Act passed in the fifty-eighth year of the Reign of His late Majesty, George the Third, intituled, ‘An Act to provide more effectually for the security of the Cities of Quebec and Montreal, by establishing a Watch and Night Lights in the said Cities, and for other purposes’” and continued in 1825 by “An Act to continue for a further limited time two certain Acts therein-mentioned, relating to the Watch and Night Lights in the Cities of Quebec and Montreal.” This Act clarifies and continues these Acts until 1829. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide regulations concerning the Beaches or Strands and Landing Places in Quebec. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 11 1827 An Act to keep the beaches of the St. Lawrence and St. Charles in good order and clear of obstructions. The Act provides for the appointment of one or two Inspectors of the Beaches or Strands in the City and Banlieu of Quebec. The Act specifies the areas where sand may be taken away for building projects. The Inspectors of the Beaches or Strands’ duties are outlined. This Act is to remain in force until 1829. Early Canadiana Online
An Act relating to the Wardens of the House of Industry in the City of Montreal. (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 4 1827 An Act to allow that four Wardens for the House of Industry in the City of Montreal are to annually retire and be replaced by equal number. The process by which these retirements should take place are explained. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue, for a limited time, certain provisions of an Act therein mentioned, passed in the fourth year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act to render valid certain Acts, Agreements in writing and Contracts of Marriage, (Contrats de Manage sous Seing prive,) heretofore executed in the Inferior District of Gaspe, and to provide for the want of Notaries in the said Inferior District.” (7th March, 1827.) 7 George IV Chapter 1 1827 Under this Act, the provisions made under the tenth article of an Act passed in 1824 are to remain in force until 1827. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money therein mentioned for exploring the Tract of Country to the North of the River and Gulf of Saint Lawrence, commonly called the King’s Posts and the Lands adjacent thereto. 6 George IV Chapter 34 1826 An Act to provide a sum not exceeding five hundred ponds towards exploring the part of the province north of the River and Gulf of Saint Lawrence called the “King’s Post.” Directions for the person or persons employed pursuant to this Act are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to facilitate the execution of the Act of the fifty seventh George the Third, Chapter thirteen, inasmuch as it relates to the appointment of Commissioners for the improvement of the Navigation of the River Richelieu and to appropriate a sum of Money therein mentioned for that purpose. 6 George IV Chapter 33 1826 An Act to make further provisions to carry the purposes of the 1817 Act “An Act to make more effectual provision for the improvement of the Internal Communications of this Province,” as pertains to the improvement of the Navigation of the River Richelieu, between Sorel and Fort Chambly into effect. A sum of fifteen hundred and fifty pounds are granted to this purpose. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a further Sum of Money towards the Settlement of the Road between Saint Joachim and the Bay Saint Paul, in the County of Northumberland. 6 George IV Chapter 32 1826 This Act grants a sum not exceeding five hundred pounds towards to the encouragement of settlements on the road between Saint Joachim and the Baie-Saint-Paul in the County of Northumberland, in addition to the five hundred pounds granted in 1825 under “An Act to appropriate a sum of money towards promoting the improvement of the Road of Communication between Saint Joachim and the Bay Saint Paul.” The Act amends and repeals certain articles of the 1825 Act. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money towards certain necessary work and repairs in the Common Gaol of the District of Quebec. 6 George IV Chapter 30 1826 Under this Act, it is made lawful for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Person administering the Government of the Province to provide a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred and seventy-three pounds, nine shillings and eight pence towards making repairs to the Common Gaol for the District of Quebec, in addition to funds necessary towards Hydraulic Works in the Gaol, and to convert an adjacent building into a prison and house of correction. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue for a limited time, a certain Act therein-mentioned, passed in the fourth year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act to repeal a certain Act therein-mentioned, and to provide for the Police of the Borough of William Henry and certain other Villages in this Province.” (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 27 1826 An Act to continue an Act passed in 1824 that replaces two former Acts regarding the Policing villages and boroughs. Under the 1824 Act, these communities were to elect Trustees to enforce rules and regulations outlined within it, largely pertaining to fire prevention. The Act outlined how Trustees and an Inspector for each village or borough are to be appointed, as well as their duties and terms. This Act is to remain in force until 1830. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue for a limited time an 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.” (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 26 1826 An Act to continue an Act from 1823 that reorganized several townships from the districts of Montreal and Trois-Rivières into an Inferior District called the Inferior District of Saint Francis and established a Provincial Court there. This Act is to remain in force until 1829. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend and continue for a limited time two certain Acts therein mentioned, relating to the Judicature in the Inferior District of Gaspe. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 25 1826 An Act to amend and continue two Acts; “An Act to amend a certain Act therein-mentioned, and further to extend the Jurisdiction of the Provincial Court for the Interior District of Gaspé,” passed in 1824; and “An Act to extend the provisions of a certain Act therein-mentioned, as far as the same relates to the Judicature in the lnferior District of Gaspe, and more effectually to provide for the due administration of Justice in the said District,” passed in 1822. These Acts are to remain in force until 1830. The terms fixed by these former Acts are amended. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorize the Chairman and Trustees of the Common of Three-Rivers, to acquire and grant certain lots of ground therein- mentioned. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 24 1826 Under this Act, the Chairman and Trustees of the Common of the Town of Three-Rivers are authorised to concede or grant town lots from the Common of Trois-Rivières under the conditions as outlined. The Act also incorporates the lands lately held by the Jesuits into the Common. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain Sum of Money towards making and repairing the Temiscouata Road, leading to New-Brunswick. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 18 1826 An Act to provide a sum of forty-three pounds, twelve shillings and five pence to cover the expenses expended towards repairing the Temiscouata Road and for further repairs. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money therein-mentioned towards the encouragement of Education in the City of Montreal. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 17 1826 An Act to provide a sum not exceeding three hundred pounds to support the British and Canadian School Society of Montreal, a sum not ceding two hundred pounds to the National and Free School at Montreal, to be used as outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money therein-mentioned, towards the encouragement of Education in the District of Quebec. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 14 1826 Under this Act, it is made lawful for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Person administering the Government of this Province to grant sums as outlined to the Society of Education for the District of Quebec towards building a school house and to support the Society. The processes by which this is to be done are outlined. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money towards the support of certain Hospitals and other Charitable purposes therein-mentioned. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 12 1826 An Act to distribute several sums of money as outlined to support hospitals and charities in the Province, including, towards the support of foundlings in the District of Quebec, to the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital of Quebec and the General Hospital of Quebec, the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital of Montreal and the General Hospital of Montreal, towards the relief of insane persons in the District of Trois-Rivières, and the Religious Ladies Hospitalieres of the Hold Dieu of Quebec. The purposes these funds are to be for are described and the conditions of the funding. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorize the Inhabitants of the Fief Grosbois, in the County of Saint Maurice, to make regulations for the Common of the said Fief. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 10 1826 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 Grosbois.” The Act also outlines how the land is to be governed, the terms the Chairman and Trustees are to serve. This Act is to remain in force until 1850. Early Canadiana Online