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An Act to provide for the support of His Majesty’s Government in this Province, by reviving, altering and continuing, the several Revenue Laws which were in force the last year, and which are herein particularly mentioned. 39 George III – Chapter 16 1799 This is a continuation of several acts. Two of the acts pertain to duties on liquor, while one provides for the support of a lighthouse on Sambro island, and another for the support of a grammar school in Halifax. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue in force the several Acts therein mentioned. 39 George III – Chapter 15 1799 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for reviving, and continuing, the several Acts therein mentioned. 39 George III – Chapter 14 1799 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for raising a Revenue to repair the Roads throughout the Province, by laying a Duty on Persons hereafter to be Licensed to keep Public Houses, or Shops, for the retail of Spirituous Liquors, and for regulating such Public Houses, and Shops. 39 George III – Chapter 13 1799 This act allocates the money collected from duties placed on various types of liquor, as well as fees collected from licenses issued by the province to sell liquor, to be used to pay for road repairs across the province. The money is to be collected by the clerk of the licenses and paid into the hands of the provincial treasurer once a quarter. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for applying certain monies, therein mentioned, for the service of the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine; and for appropriating such part of the Supplies, granted in this session of the General Assembly, as are not already appropriated by the Laws or Acts of the Province. 39 George III – Chapter 12 1799 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act in amendment of an Act, made in the Third year of His Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for the relief of Insolvent Debtors.” 39 George III – Chapter 11 1799 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to compel the attendance of the Justices of the Peace at the several General and Quarter Sessions of the Peace, for the respective Counties of this Province. 39 George III – Chapter 10 1799 This act compels the attendance of the province's justices of the peace at every court of general quarter sessions. This attendance will be tracked by court clerks, including whether or not justices left before the end of the day's business. The lists of magistrates who neglect their duties are to be sent to the Chief Justice in Halifax, and face the forfeiture of their office. Early Canadiana Online
An Act in amendment of an Act, passed in the Thirty-seventh year of His Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for appointing Commissioners to determine upon a proper situation in the Town of Halifax, and to purchase Lots of Ground, if necessary, to erect a Public Building for the accommodation of the General Assembly, Court of Chancery, Supreme Court, and Court of Admiralty, and Public Offices, and for procuring Plans and Estimates for a Building hereafter to be erected for the residence of the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, or Commander in Chief for the time being.” 39 George III – Chapter 9 1799 An amendment to an act first passed in 1797, which appointed individuals as commissioners to determine a suitable site within the town of Halifax for a provincial court building, a building to house the legislative assembly, and the various offices associated with the courts and assembly. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for establishing a Public Market in the Town of Liverpool. 39 George III – Chapter 8 1799 This act enables the construction of a public market in the town of Liverpool, to be overseen by the local justices of the peace. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for regulating the Practice of Inoculating for the Small Pox. 39 George III – Chapter 7 1799 This act was not published. Early Canadiana Online