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An Act for applying certain monies, therein mentioned, for the service of the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight, and for appropriating such part of the supplies, granted in this session of General Assembly, as are not already appropriated by the Laws or Acts of the Province. 38 George III – Chapter 6 1798 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue in force the several Acts therein mentioned. 38 George III – Chapter 5 1798 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend, and render more effectual, an Act, passed in the Eighteenth year of His present Majesty’s Reign, entitled, “An Act to prevent the forestalling, regrating and monopolizing, of Cord Wood, in the Town of Halifax.” 38 George III – Chapter 4 1798 An amendment of an act first passed in 1778, which prevented the sale of cord wood for any price over fifteen shillings per cord. The amendment loosens the restrictions around the sale of cordwood in the town of Halifax. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to enable the Officers of His Majesty’s Navy, to obtain a Drawback of the Duties on Wines by them taken out of this Province, and consumed without the limits thereof. 38 George III – Chapter 3 1798 This act allows for the reimbursement of duties paid on wine bought by the officers of the British Navy which was then consumed at sea. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for regulating the exportation of Red, or Smoaked, Herrings, and in amendment of an Act, passed in the second year of His present Majesty’s Reign, entitled, “An Act for regulating the exportation of Fish, and the assize of Barrels, Hoops, Boards, and all other kinds of Lumber, and for appointing officers to survey the same.” 38 George III – Chapter 2 1798 An amendment to an act first passed in 1762, which set several regulations on how fish can be exported, including the regulations on the barrels it is to be shipped in, and sets the standard sizes of lumber to be traded. Early Canadiana Online
An Act respecting Aliens coming into this Province, or residing therein. 38 George III – Chapter 1 1798 This act creates procedures which foreign residents and newly-arrived foreigners are to follow in order to gain permission to continue inhabiting the province. It also imposes rules and regulations on ships' captains who transport foreigners into the province, and specifies consequences for captains who fail to follow these regulations. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to revive and continue an Act, passed in the Thirty-third year of the reign of His present Majesty, entitled, “An Act in amendment of, and in addition to, an Act, made in thirty-third year of the reign of His late Majesty, entitled, ‘An Act for regulating and maintaining a Light-House on Sambro Island;’ and in addition to, and amendment of, an act, passed in the twenty-eighth year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, ‘An Act for regulating and maintain a Light-House a the entrance of the harbour of Shelburne.’” 37 George III – Chapter 9 1797 This is a continuation of two acts, one passed in 1793 and relating to a lighthouse on Sambro Island, and the other passed in 1787 regarding a lighthouse at the mouth of the harbour in Shelburne. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend, and continue for one year, an Act, passed in the thirty-third year of His present Majesty’s Reign, entitled, “An Act for granting to His Majesty certain duties on Wine, Rum, and all other distilled Spirituous Liquors, and Brown Sugar, for the purpose of paying the interest, and reducing the principal, of the Public Debt of this Province.” 37 George III – Chapter 8 1797 An amendment to an act first passed in 1793 which modified how the duties on spirits and sugars are collected in order to keep better track of how much revenue is being brought in by these taxes, and to better apply them to the province's debt. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue in force the several Acts therein mentioned. 37 George III – Chapter 7 1797 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act in amendment of an Act, passed in the Thirty-fifth year of His Majesty’s Reign, entitled, “An Act to amend, and reduce into one Act, the several Laws, now in being, relating to a Militia in this Province.” 37 George III – Chapter 6 1797 An amendment of an act first passed in 1795, which consolidated several past acts regarding militia service in the province. It includes details on who is and is not exempted from militia service, the number of times militia companies are to be mustered per year, payment for service, and various other matters. Early Canadiana Online