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An Act to confer limited Corporate Powers on the Towns and Villages of Canada West, not specially incorporated. 28th July, 1847.

Province:United Canadas (1841-1857)
Chapter:10 & 11 Victoria – Chapter 42
Concepts:Public Order
Jurisdictional Relevance:Provincial - Partial
Description:This act legislates enables the towns of what was formerly Upper Canada to legislate various public safety concerns, such as potential fire hazards, and methods of inspecting and regulating dwellings to prevent fires. Penalties for homeowners who fail to meet the standards required by this act are specified.
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