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An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act, made and passed in the third and fourth years of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for the relief of Insolvent Debtors.” 44 George III – Chapter 11 1804 An amendment to an act first passed in 1763, which outlined how creditors could collect on debts owing from insolvent persons and penalties for insolvent debtors. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to alter the place of sitting of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas, and the Court of 44 George III – Chapter 10 1804 This act changes the place at which the inferior court of common pleas sits for the district of Colchester to Truro. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to relieve a certain description of persons from sundry inconveniences, arising from an Act, passed in the Thirty-second year of the reign of His present Majesty, entitled, “An Act to prevent the Windsor and Hammond Plain Road being injured by heavy loaded carriages,” and to extend the said Act, and this Act in amendment thereof, to the Township of Windsor. 44 George III – Chapter 9 1804 An amendment to an act first passed in 1792, which limited the traffic allowed on the road from Windsor to Hammond Plain. The amendment places further regulations on the width of felloes which can be used on the road, and imposes penalties for those who should damage the road by carrying loads which are overweight or by using wheels deemed too narrow. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, made and passed in the Thirty-fourth year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act to provide for the Grammar School in Halifax, and for other public purposes therein contained.” 44 George III – Chapter 8 1804 A continuation of an act first passed in 1794, which placed a duty on certain goods imported into the province in order to fund schools in the district of Halifax. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, made and passed in the Twenty-ninth year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for the better support of the Poor in the respective Counties of this Province, by laying an Impost Duty on articles imported into this Province from the United States of America.” 44 George III – Chapter 7 1804 A continuation of an act first passed in 1789, which placed a ten percent tax on all items being imported from the United States. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, passed in the Thirty-second year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for the further increase of the Revenue, by raising a Duty of Excise on all Goods, Wares and Merchandise, imported into this Province;” and, also, the Act, in amendment thereof, passed in the forty-first year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act to alter, amend, and continue, an Act, made and passed in the thirty-second year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, ‘An Act for the further increase of the Revenue, by raising a Duty of Excise on all Goods, Wares and Merchandise, imported into this Province.’” 44 George III – Chapter 6 1804 A continuation of an act published in 1793, along with its subsequent amendment in 1801, imposing import duties on certain goods. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, made and passed in the Thirty-ninth year of His present Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act for raising a Revenue to repair 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;” also, the Act, passed in the Fortieth year of His Majesty’s reign, in amendment of the above-recited Act; and, also, an Act, passed in the Forty-first year of His Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act in addition to, and amendment of, the above recited Act.” 44 George III – Chapter 5 1804 A continuation of an act first passed in 1799, and its subsequent amendment, which allocated 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. Early Canadiana Online
An Act in addition to, and amendment of, an Act, passed in the Thirty-fifth year of His present 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.” 44 George III – Chapter 4 1804 An amendment to an act first passed in 1795, which consolidated several past acts regarding militia service in the province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue in force the several Acts therein mentioned. 44 George III – Chapter 3 1804 The continuation of various acts related to a number of different issues, ranging from fishing to the market house in Halifax. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue in force the several Revenue Laws for the support of His Majesty’s 44 George III – Chapter 2 1804 The continuation of various acts relating to duties placed on trade goods. Early Canadiana Online