Displaying 1 - 10 of 1978 entries
Title Chapter Date Passed Legislative Summary Source Document
An Act relating to Land Patents whereby any waste or other lands of the Crown in Lower Canada are granted, and to dispense with certain formalities therewith connected, occasioning unnecessary delay and expense, and to amend a certain Act therein mentioned concerning such Land Patents. 2d August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 16 1851 This act changes the way in which the transfer of crown land is registered. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide means to recover from the Corporation of the City of Montreal, part of the expense incurred in guarding the Common Gaol at that place. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 129 1851 This act makes provisions for the city of Montreal to start paying towards the expenses of the local jailhouse. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for the Erection of Parishes, for Civil Purposes only, in the Seigniory of Argenteuil, in Lower Canada. 30th August, 1851. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 136 1851 This act revives a past act which authorizes the inhabitants of Argenteuil to regulate the said town. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for the establishment of a Church Society of the United Church of England and Ireland, in each Diocese of that Church in Lower Canada, and for other purposes connected with the recent division of the Diocese of Quebec. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 171 1851 This act allows for the establishment of a Church Society of the United Church of England in each diocese of Lower Canada. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to reduce the Salaries attached to certain Judicial Offices, in the cases therein mentioned, and to fix the Salaries of the Speakers of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assembly. 14 & 15 Victoria – Chapter 174 1851 This act changes the salaries connected to specific functions paid to judicial offices. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to confer certain rights upon the Chartered Banks of this Province, and to declare the rights already possessed by them in certain cases. 10th August, 1850. 13 & 14 Victoria – Chapter 22 1850 This act confirms certain rights given to the chartered banks within the province, and confers certain new ones to them. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to remove certain doubts respecting the intention of the Act of the last Session of the Parliament of this Province for amending the Charter of the University of Toronto, and to provide for the institution and endowments of Regius and other Professorships, Lectureships, Fellowships, Scholarships, Exhibitions, Prizes and other Rewards in the said University, and for other purposes connected with the said University, and with the College and Royal Grammar School of Upper Canada College, forming an appendage thereof. 10th August, 1850. 13 & 14 Victoria – Chapter 49 1850 This act clarifies the religious requirements of the various colleges of the University of Toronto, stipulating that students must meet the religious education prerequisites set out by their colleges, and how those prerequisites are to be met and verified. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to confer limited Corporate Powers on the Towns and Villages of Canada West, not specially incorporated. 28th July, 1847. 10 & 11 Victoria – Chapter 42 1847 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. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for the Queen's Most Gracious General and Free Pardon. 1st February, 1849. 12 Victoria – Chapter 13 1849 This is a general pardon from the Queen for those who were convicted of various crimes related to the rebellions of 1837 and 1838. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to make further provision regarding Aliens. 8 Victoria Chapter 107 1845 This act makes amendments to how immigrants will become naturalized citizens. Early Canadiana Online