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Title Chapter Date Passed Legislative Summary Source Document
An Act to make further Provision for the Equal Administration of Justice in the Province of Nova-Scotia. 4 George IV – Chapter 38 1824 This act splits the province (excepting Cape Breton) into three divisions to assure more effective administration of the lower courts. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to regulate and increase the number of Times for holding the Inferior Courts of Common Pleas and General Sessions of the Peace in and for the County of Sydney. 4 George IV – Chapter 37 1824 This act changes the times of year as well as the frequency of the court of common pleas and general sessions in various towns located in the county of Sydney and along the shores of the gulf of Saint Lawrence. Early Canadiana Online
An Act relating to the Court of Commissioners at Halifax. 4 George IV – Chapter 36 1824 An act relating to the court of commissioners appointed by the summary trial of actions, this act pertains to the method by which these commissioners can be replaced in case of death, resignation or removal from office, fees which can be charged by said commissioners (with an included table of fees), and various other matters. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, entitled, “An Act in addition to and amendment of an Act, passed in the forty-first year of His Majesty’s Reign, entitled, ‘An Act for repairing, cleansing and paving, the Streets in the Town and Peninsula of Halifax, and for removing obstructions therein;’” and also the Act, in amendment thereof, passed in the forty-second year of His present Majesty’s Reign. 4 George IV – Chapter 35 1824 A continuation of an amendment to an act first passed in 1801, which divided the town of Halifax into wards for the purposes of repairing and maintaining roads. The amendment requires residents to keep the streets and gutters in front of their houses clean of any sort of filth or nuisance. Early Canadiana Online
An Act in amendment of an Act, passed in the thirty-fifth year of His late Majesty’s reign, entitled, “An Act to prevent the Harbouring Deserters from His Majesty’s Army, and the sale of Arms, Accoutrements and Clothing, belonging to His Majesty.” 4 George IV – Chapter 34 1824 This is an amendment to an act first passed in 1795, which imposes a penalty of five pounds on anyone who should assist any member of the British forces in an attempt at desertion, and further penalties on anyone who tries to sell any of their gear. The amendment allows for the imprisonment of any offender who does not have enough material goods or money to cover the fine incurred for being found guilty. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue the several Acts of the General Assembly 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 and Shops for the retail of Spirituous Liquors. 4 George IV – Chapter 33 1824 A continuation of several past acts which impose taxes on public houses in order to pay for road repair across the province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to alter and continue an Act, entitled, “An Act imposing a Duty on Goods, Wares and Merchandize, imported from the United States of America, and for appropriating the same.” 4 George IV – Chapter 32 1824 A continuation and amendment of an act passed in 1823, which specifies the duties to be charged on all goods imported from the United States. The amendment pertains to a change of duties to be charged on the items listed. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to alter and continue the several Acts for raising an Additional Duty of Excise on all Goods, Wares and Merchandise, imported into this Province. 4 George IV – Chapter 31 1824 This act continues several past acts which impose duties on goods imported into the province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to alter and continue the several Acts of the General Assembly, for the further increase of the Revenue, by raising a Duty of Excise on all Goods, Wares and Merchandize, imported into this Province. 4 George IV – Chapter 30 1824 This act continues several past acts which impose duties on goods imported into the province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, entitled, “An Act for granting a Drawback of the Duties on Brown or Raw Sugar, used in the Manufacture of Refined Sugars within the Province and for regulating the mode of obtaining the same.” 4 George IV – Chapter 29 1824 This Act continues an Act allowing a drawback on duties on sugar to be manufactured within the province, which act is to remain in force until 25 March 1825. Early Canadiana Online