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An Act to extend the Laws and Ordinances of the Province of Nova-Scotia to the Island of Cape-Breton. 1 & 2 George IV – Chapter 5 1821 This act applies the laws of Nova Scotia to Cape Breton now that the island has been re-integrated into the province of Nova Scotia. Two courts are established, one in Sydney and the other at Arichat, and regulations surrounding how the courts will operate are established by the act. LLMC Digital Law Library
An Act to authorise the cancelling of Treasury Notes, and to issue others in lieu thereof. 1 & 2 George IV – Chapter 4 1821 This act permits treasury notes issued under any act of the general assembly to be cancelled by commissioners appointed by the treasurer of the province, and to re-issue treasury notes in the amount cancelled, in order to keep 62,227 pounds in circulation. LLMC Digital Law Library
An Act to enable the Proprietors of Wilderness Lands in the Township of Truro, to open Roads through the same. 1 & 2 George IV – Chapter 3 1821 This act makes provisions for roads to be built to several undeveloped lots surrounding the town of Truro. The labour is to be undertaken by the proprietor of these lots, and the value of said labour is to be determined by surveyors, who will determine the value of the lots for the purpose of sale. LLMC Digital Law Library
An Act to provide for the greater security of this Province, by a better regulation of the Militia, and to repeal the Militia Laws now in force. 1 & 2 George IV – Chapter 2 1821 A consolidation of militia laws in the province. This act replaces all former militia acts passed by the Nova Scotia Legislation, and covers numerous matters, from the number of companies per regiment, to the equipment each militia member is entitled to receive, to consequences should members of the militia try to sell the equipment provided to them for private uses, such as hunting; along with various other rules governing the militia. LLMC Digital Law Library
An Act for applying certain Monies therein mentioned for the Service of the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-One, 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. 1 & 2 George IV – Chapter 1 1821 This act was not published. LLMC Digital Law Library
An Act for applying certain Monies therein mentioned for the Service of the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty, 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. 60 George III – Chapter 28 1820 This act allots various parcels of money for a number of purposes and to various individuals throughout the province, for infrastructure projects and in reimbursement for services rendered to the government. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act for establishing a Bridewell or House of Correction, for the County of Halifax, and for providing a Police Office in the said Town, with proper Officers to attend the same. 60 George III – Chapter 27 1820 A continuation of an act first passed in 1815, which established a bridewell in Halifax, a type of jail for offenders who commit petty crimes. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for opening and maintaining a Road to the Settlements on Gay’s River. 60 George III – Chapter 26 1820 This act incorporates the Dartmouth Turnpike Company. The company will take over a road construction project between Dartmouth and Gay's River, following the instructions included in the act. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue the several Acts of the General Assembly, now in force, relating to a Militia. 60 George III – Chapter 25 1820 A continuation of several past acts which regulate how the militia operates in the province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue an Act, entitled, “An Act in addition to an Act, passed in the thirty-third year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, entitled, ‘An Act for regulating the rates and prices of Carriages.’” 60 George III – Chapter 24 1820 A continuation of an amended 1759 act passed in 1809, which restricts the price that can be demanded by owners of trucks, carts, and other carriages and provides for a table of allowable rates to be drawn up. Early Canadiana Online