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An Act to continue for a limited time an act passed in the fifty-first year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for the relief of insane Persons and for the support of Foundlings, and others therein mentioned.” (15th February, 1813.)

Province:Lower Canada (1792-1823)
Chapter:53 George III Chapter 7
Year:1813
Concepts:Welfare
Public Health/Santé publique
Jurisdictional Relevance:Provincial/Provinciale
Description:An act to continue an act by the same name passed in 1811. The original act was to provide support to people of 'deranged Intellect', incapable of earning their subsistence, foundlings, sick and infirm persons, as well as the support of Religious communities that administer relief. This act granted a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred pounds per annum for the benefit of foundlings or the mentally infirm and dictates who will be responsible to administer this money. The act also made it lawful for Commissioners to bind out foundlings of a proper age as apprentices. The act is to expire in 1815.
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