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An Act to repeal the provision limiting the distance between the County Town and any additional Grammar School in the same County, in Upper Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 125 1851 This act repeals a clause in a past act called "An Act to make temporary provision for the appropriation of the Funds derived from the sale of School Lands in that part of the Province formerly Upper Canada, and for other purposes," which requires schools be located more than six miles from each other. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to enable Municipal Corporations in Upper Canada to contract Debts to the Crown, in the purchase of Public Works, without imposing a Special Rate or Tax for the payment of the same. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 124 1851 This act makes provisions to repay debts incurred for various public works built in Upper Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to explain and amend the Acts for preventing obstructions in Rivers and Rivulets in Upper Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 123 1851 This is an amendment to a past act which prevented obstructions in rivers in Upper Canada. The amendment omits the rivers Saint Lawrence, Ottawa, and any rivers which contain salmon, pickerel, black bass or perch from the said amendment. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Act, intituled, An Act to authorize the formation of Joint Stock Companies for the construction of Roads and other Works in Upper Canada, and to extend the provisions thereof. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 122 1851 This is an amendment to a past act which allows for the formation of joint stock companies for public works. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to repeal so much of the Act thirteenth and fourteenth Victoria, Chapter Seventy-two, as relates to the construction of Rail-ways. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 121 1851 This is an amendment to past act allowing the formation of joint stock companies for the construction of railways in Upper Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to explain and amend the act of the last Session, intituled, An Act to amend the Laws relating to Tavern Licenses in Upper Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 120 1851 This is an amendment to a past act which allows municipalities to regulate taverns within their own town limits. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to establish an Uniform Rate of Fees to be received by Justices of the Peace in Upper Canada, and to repeal the Act of Upper Canada, passed in the fourth year of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventeen. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 119 1851 This act defines the fees to be collected by justices of the peace in Upper Canada for various services. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorize and require the several Deputy Clerks of the Crown to perform the duties of Clerks of Assize in their respective Counties in Upper Canada, except as therein mentioned. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 118 1851 This act appoints deputy clerks for the courts of assize, and specifies what their duties are to be. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorize the Payment of certain Expenses of the Administration of Justice in the Recorders’ Courts in Upper Canada, out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of this Province. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 117 1851 This act allocates money for budgets required for certain court proceedings. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to extend the provisions of the Insolvent Debtors’ Act, and to afford relief to a certain description of persons therein named. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 116 1851 This is an extension to an 1845 act called "An Act for the relief of Insolvent Debtors in Upper Canada, and for other purposes therein mentioned." Early Canadiana Online
An Act to enable Married Women resident in Foreign Countries, to convey Real Estate of which they are seized in Upper Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 115 1851 This act makes provisions for married women who currently reside outside of Upper Canada and in areas outside of the British Empire to dispose of or buy properties within Upper Canada, or to have an agent or their husband do so on their behalf. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to confirm Decrees and Orders and other proceedings of the Court of Chancery of Upper Canada, in certain cases. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 113 1851 This act confirms certain orders passed by the court of chancery of Upper Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to extend the time for making the selection of Jurors, and preparing the Jurors’ Books in Upper Canada in the present year. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 112 1851 This act gives towns, villages, and cities extra time to complete their yearly jurors' books in order to assure it is done properly. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to define and restore certain Rights to parties therein mentioned. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 111 1851 This is an amendment to a past act called An Act for the better establishment and maintenance of Common Schools in Upper Canada, allowing each ward to open its own school. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to explain and amend the Assessment Law of Upper Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 110 1851 This is an amendment to the regulations surrounding how property is assessed in Upper Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Upper Canada Municipal Corporations Act of one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, by adapting the same to the late change in the Upper Canada Assessment Laws, and for other purposes relating to the Municipal Corporations of that section of the Province. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 109 1851 This is an amendment to an act passed in 1849, called "An Act to provide, by one general law, for the erection of Municipal Corporations, and the establishment of Regulations of Police, in and for the several Counties, Cities, Towns, Townships and Villages in Upper-Canada," which facilitates the creation of municipal corporations so that townships can in turn establish their own police forces. It defines what constitutes a township for the purposes of incorporation, the responsibilities of the municipal councils once they are established, matters which will be policed by the established village police force, and various other matters. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to fix the place for holding the Polls for the Election of Members of Parliament in Townships divided into Wards in Upper Canada, and for other purposes relative to Elections. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 108 1851 This act dictates the place where elections are to be held in townships divided into wards; that is to say, the town hall, or the last place the town council met before the election if the town does not have a town hall. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to authorize the setting apart of Lands for the use of certain Indian Tribes in Lower Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 106 1851 This act sets aside a tract of land not exceeding two hundred and thirty thousand acres for the use of first nations in Lower Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Act incorporating the Members of the Medical Profession in Lower Canada, and to regulate the Study and Practice of Physic and Surgery therein, to afford relief to certain persons who where in practice as Physicians and Surgeons in this Province at the time when the said Act became Law. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 105 1851 This is an amendment to an 1847 act related to the medical profession in Lower Canada which requires all surgeons, doctors, and midwifes to have a license, and a certain level of education. It also established the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Lower Canada as a corporation. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend the Act for the encouragement of Agriculture in Lower Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 104 1851 This is an amendment to a past act encouraging the establishment of agricultural societies in Lower Canada, and allows these societies to set up their public shows and displays whenever they choose. Early Canadiana Online