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4. An Act respecting the Department of Finance......
6. An Act for the gradual enfranchisement of Indians, the better manage
ment of Indian Affairs, and to extend the provisions of the Act
31st Victoria, Chapter 42....

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7. An Act respecting the Office of Queen's Printer, and the Public Printing 630 8. An Act to amend the Act thirty-first Victoria, chapter thirty-three, and to make further provision with respect to the salaries and travelling allowances to Judges

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9. An Act respecting certain Fee Funds in the Province of Ontario..... 10. An Act respecting Immigration and Immigrants

Reserved Act.

74. An Act respecting the Salary of the Governor-General.......

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4. An Act for better ensuring the efficiency of the Civil Service of Canada by providing for the superannuation of persons employed therein in certain cases

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5. An Act to amend "An Act respecting the security to be given by Officers of Canada"

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6. An Act to amend the Act respecting the Office of Queen's Printer...... 632 7. An Act to amend the Law respecting the Department of Finance 8. An Act to explain and amend the Act respecting the collection and management of the Revenue, the auditing of Public Accounts, and the liability of Public Accountants.....

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9. An Act to amend the Acts respecting the Customs and Inland Revenue; and to make certain provisions respecting vessels navigating the Inland Waters of Canada, above Montreal

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10. An Act to amend the Act 31st Victoria, Chapter 46 and to regulate the issue of Dominion Notes

22. An Act to facilitate the signing of Militia Commissions
23. An Act to extend the powers of the Official Arbitrators to certain cases
therein mentioned

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24. An Act respecting certain Works on the Ottawa River...

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1871.-34 VICTORIA.

4. An Act to establish one Uniform Currency in the Dominion of Canada. 247 10. An Act to amend the Acts relating to Duties of Customs.. 11. An Act for the prevention of corrupt practices in relation to the Collection of the Revenue

333

237

15. An Act to amend the Inland Revenue Act, 1868, and to alter the duties
of Excise chargeable in the Province of Manitoba.......
17. An Act to extend the Act respecting the Militia and Defence of the Do-
minion of Canada......

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448

19. An Act to amend the Act further securing the Independance of Parlia

ment

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21. An Act in relation to the Library of Parliament
22. An Act to amend the Act 31st Victoria, Chapter 66, respecting Aliens
and Naturalization........

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1. An Act to amend the Act respecting the Statutes of Canada.......
6. An Act respecting the Public Debt and the raising of Loans authorized
by Parliament

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7. An Act to amend the Act regulating the issue of Dominion Notes...... 245 11. An Act to repeal the Duties of Customs on Tea and Coffee.. 12. An Act to amend an Act of the present Session, and to enable the Governor in Council to impose a duty on Tea and Coffee imported from the United States, in the case therein mentioned

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13. An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons 18. An Act to amend the Act respecting the Civil Service of Canada.. .. 204 19. An Act further to amend "An Act respecting the security to be given by Officers of Canada

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22. An Act to make provision for the continuation and extension of the Geological Survey of Canada, and for the maintenance of the Geological Museum

24. An Act to remove doubts under the Act respecting the Public Works of Canada

25. An Act respecting Bridges.........

27. An Act relating to Quarantine

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28. An Act to amend the Immigration Act of 1869

1873.-36 VICTORIA.

2. An Act to render Members of the Legislative Councils and Legislative Assemblies of the Provinces now included, or which may hereafter be included within the Dominion of Canada, ineligible for sitting or voting in the House of Commons of Canada....

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4. An Act to provide for the establishment of "The Department of the Interior".

30. An Act to readjust the amounts payable to, and chargeable against, the
several Provinces of Canada by the Dominion Government, so far
as they depend on the debt with which they respectively entered
the Union...

31. An Act for the readjustment of the salaries and allowances of the Judges
and other Public Functionaries and Officers, and of the indemnity
to the Members of the Senate and House of Commons.......
32. An Act to amend the Civil Service Superannuation Act.......
46. An Act to amend an Act respecting the Militia and Defence of the Do-
minion of Canada...

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449

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3. An Act to declare the intention of the Act thirty-sixth Victoria, chapter thirty, as regards the subsidy to be allowed to Nova Scotia ..

4. An Act to amend the Act thirty-sixth Victoria, chapter thirty-one for

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the readjustment of the salaries of Judges, and other purposes..... 179 6. An Act to amend the Act thirty-one Victoria, chapter forty-four, and other Acts amending the same, and the tariff of Duties of Customs imposed by the said Acts, and to alter certain duties of Excise... 335 8. An Act to impose License Duties on compounders of spirits, amend the Act respecting Inland Revenue, and to prevent the adulteration of Food, Drink and Drugs.......

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9. An Act respecting the Elections of Members of the House of Commons 10. An Act to make better provision for the Trial of Controverted Elections of the Members of the House of Commons, and respecting matters connected therewith

12. An Act to attach the Village of Richmond Hill to the Electoral District of the West Riding of the County of York ......

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13. An Act to amend an Act respecting the Public Works of Canada
21. An Act to amend certain Laws respecting Indians, and to extend certain
Laws relating to matters connected with Indians to the Provinces

of Manitoba and British Columbia

23. An Act to amend an Act for the organization of the Department of Marine and Fisheries of Canada

35. An Act to amend the Acts respecting the Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada, and to extend the same to the Province of Prince Edward Island....

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36. An Act to Establish a Military College in one of the Garrison Towns of Canada

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1875.-38 VICTORIA.

1. An Act to amend "The Interpretation Act," as respects the printing and distribution of the Statutes, and the territorial application of Acts amending previous Acts..

30

4. An Act to amend the Act respecting the Public Debt, and the raising of Loans authorized by Parliament...

219

5. An Act further to amend the Acts regulating the issue of Dominion Notes ....

246

6. An Act to amend the Act providing for the organization of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada

7. An Act to amend and consolidate the Statute Law for the regulation of the Postal Service.....

625

564

8. An Act to amend the Dominion Militia and Defence Acts.......
9. An Act further to amend the Civil Service Superannuation Act.....
10. An Act to amend the Acts respecting Controverted Elections....
15. An Act to amend "The Immigration Act of 1872",

452

209

120

624

35. An Act to repeal the Export Duty on stave bolts and oak logs......

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CANADA STATUTES.

TITLE I.

PRELIMINARY.

FORM AND INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES.

31 VICT. CAP. 1.*

An Act respecting the Statutes of Canada

HER

[Assented to 21st December, 1867.]

ER Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Preamble.
Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as

follows:

FORM OF ENACTING.

1. The following words, may be inserted in the Preambles Form of enactof Statutes and shall indicate the authority by virtue of which ing clause. they are passed: "Her Majesty, by and with the advice and "consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, 66 enacts as follows:

to follow in

2. After the insertion of the words aforesaid, which shall Other clauses follow the setting forth of the considerations or reasons upon concise form. which the law is grounded, and which shall with these considerations or reasons constitute the entire Preamble, the various clauses of the Statute shall follow in a concise and enunciative form. See C. S. C. c. 5, s. 2, which is identical with this section.

Of the Interpretation Acts applicable to these volumes, viz., 31 V. c. 1, 22 V. c. 29, C. S. Can. c. 5, and C. S. U. C. c. 2, only the above Act, 31 V. c. 1 is printed entire. Whenever sections of the other Acts are identical with those of 31 V. c. 1. they are referred to at the foot of those of its sections to which they respectively answer. Those clauses of 22 V. c. 29, C. S. Can. c. 5, and C. S. U. C. c. 2, which are not identical with any provision of 31 V. c. 1, are printed in full, and will be found immediately following the above Act.

The interpre

tation clauses

passed.

INTERPRETATION.

3. This section and the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth to apply to all sections of this Act, and each provision thereof, shall extend and Acts hereafter apply to every Act passed in the Session held in this thirtieth* year of Her Majesty's Reign, and in any future Session of the Parliament of Canada, except in so far as the provision is inconsistent with the intent and object of such Act, or the interpretation which such provision would give to any word, expression or clause is inconsistent with the context,-and except in so far as any provision thereof is in any such Act declared not applicable thereto;-Nor shall the omission in any Act of a declaration that the "Interpretation Act" shall apply thereto, be construed to prevent its so applying, although such express declaration may be inserted in some other Act or Acts of the same Session.

Date of Royal

assent to be endorsed on every Act.

4. The Clerk of the Senate shall endorse on every Act of the Parliament of Canada, immediately after the title of such Act, the day, month and year when the same was by the Governor-General assented to in Her Majesty's name, or reserved by him for the signification of Her Majesty's pleasure thereon, and in the latter case, the Clerk of the Senate shall also endorse thereon the day, month and year when the GovernorGeneral has signified either by speech or message to the Senate and House of Commons, or by Proclamation, that the same was laid before Her Majesty in Council, and that Her Majesty was Effect of such pleased to assent to the same:-And such indorsement shall endorsement. be taken to be a part of such Act, and the date of such Assent or Signification, as the case may be, shall be the date of the commencement of the Act, if no later commencement be therein provided.

Every Act may be amended dur

ing session in which it passes

How enact

ments shall be construed.

To apply to

the whole Dominion.

The Clerk of the Parliaments was substituted for the Clerk of the Senate, by 35 V. c. 1, sec. 1.

5. Any Act of the Parliament of Canada may be amended, altered or repealed by any Act to be passed in the same Session thereof.

6. In construing this or any Act of the Parliament of Canada, unless it is otherwise provided, or there be some thing in the context or other provisions thereof indicating a different meaning or calling for a different construction:

(1.) The enactments in any Act apply to the whole Dominion of Canada;

*A mistake, corrected by 31 V. c. 28, sec. 1 to "thirty-first."

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