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F. W. G. HAULTAIN, WHEREAS in and by a certain Ordinance of Attorney General. the Legislative Assembly of the North-West

Territories, assented to by the Lieutenant Governor of the said Territories on the nineteenth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight, and intituled “An Ordinance respecting the Consolidated Ordinances of the Territories,” after reciting that certain Commissioners had been appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for the purpose of consolidating the public Ordinances of the Territories, it was, amongst other things, enacted that so soon as the consolidation aforesaid and the addition to Schedule II referred to in said Ordinance should be completed the Lieutenant Governor might cause a correct Roll thereof, attested under his signature and countersigned by the Territorial Secretary, to be deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, and that the Lieutenant Governor, after such deposit, might by proclamation declare the day on, from. and after which the same should come into force and have effect as law by the designation of “The Consolidated Ordinances of the Territories 1898 ;”

AND WHEREAS the said Commissioners have completed the said consolidation and the addition to the said schedule, and I have caused a correct Roll thereof, attested under my signature and countersigned by the Territorial Secretary, to be deposited in the office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assen bly;

NOW KNOW YE that, by and with the advice of the Executive Council of the Territories, I do by this my proclamation declare that the said Roll so attested and deposited shall come into force and have effect as law by the designation of “The Consolidated Ordinances of the Territories 1898," on, from and after the fifteenth day of the month of March in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.

GIVEN under the hand of His Honour the Lieutenant Governor and

issued under the seal of the North-West Territories at REGINA this twenty-third day of February one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine and in the sixty-second year of Her Majesty's Reign.

By Command,

G. H. V. BULYEA,

Territorial Secretary

AN ORDINANCE

RESPECTING

THE CONSOLIDATED ORDINANCES

OF THE TERRITORIES.

NO. 39 OF 1898.

(Assented to September 19, 1898.)

W Preamble

ernor in Council dated the first day of February 1897 the Honourable Hugh Richardson, one of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the Territories; the Honourable Edward Ludlow Wetmore, one of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the Territories, and Charles Coursolles McCaul, Esquire, one of Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law, were appointed commissioners for the purpose of consolidating the public Ordinances of the Territories; and

Whereas the said comunissioners had prior to the passing of Ordinance No. 37 of 1897 completed the consolidation of the said Ordinances as they then existed ; and

Whereas since the coming into force of the Ordinances of 1897 the said commissioners having proceeded to amend, vary and add to the said consolidation as far as such action was rendered necessary by the said Ordinances, have recommended that divers other changes in the law as it now exists and as it is declared by the Ordinances of the Territories, should be made before the said consolidation is completed and brought into force under said Ordinance, with a view to the general improvement of the law of the Territories:

NHEREFORE the Lieutenant Governor by and with the ad

tories enacts as follows:

1. The printed Roll attested as that of the said Ordinances Original Roll as they existed prior to the passing of the Ordinances of 1897, of Ordinances revised, classified and consolidated as aforesaid under the signature of His Honour the Lieutenant Governor and that of the clerk of the Legislative Assembly and deposited in the office of the clerk of the Legislative Assembly, shall be held to be the original thereof and to embody the several Ordinances and

parts of Ordinances mentioned as to be repealed in the schedule II thereto annexed; but the headings in the body of the Ordinances and the references to fornier enactments at the foot of the several sections thereof form no part of the said Ordinances and shall be held to have been inserted for convenience of reference only and may be omitted or corrected.

Completion of 2. The said commissioners are hereby empowered and authconsolidation orised to proceed to the completion of the consolidation of all

the public Ordinances of the Territories now in force and including all public Ordinances that may be passed at this present session of the Legislative Assembly by making such additions to, eliminations from, variations of and amendments in the said printed Roll as may be necessary to complete the same as such consolidation.

(2) The commissioners shall add to said schedule II a list of such of the Ordinances and parts of Ordinances of the year 1897 and of this present session as may be incorporated by them in said consolidation.

Powers of commission

3. In order to the proper completion of such consolidation the commissioners may, but without in any manner changing or affecting the legal effect of the said Ordinances, correct any inisprint or error (whether of commission or omission) or any contradiction or ambiguity in the said Roll or Ordinances and the commissioners may make such aiterations in the language of the said Roll or Ordinances as are requisite in order to preserve a uniform mode of expression and may make such minor amendments as are necessary to bring out more clearly what is deemed to be the intention of the Legislative Assembly or to reconcile seemingly inconsistent enactments or to correct clerical or typographical errors.

Completed

4. So soon as the said consolidation of such Ordinances and Roll

the said addition to the said schedule II have been completed to be deposited with clerk of the Lieutenant Governor may cause a correct Roll thereof Legislative Assembly (which may be partly printed and partly written) attested

under his signature and countersigned by the Territorial secretary to be deposited in the office of the clerk of the Legislative Assembly which Roll shall be held to be the original thereof and to embody the several Ordinances and parts of Ordinances mentioned as repealed in the amended schedule II thereto annexed; any marginal notes however and headings in the body of the Ordinances and references to former enactments being held to forin no part of the said Ordinances but to be inserted for convenience of reference only.

Proclamation

5. The Lieutenant Governor after such deposit of the said last mentioned Roll may by proclamation declare the day on, from and after which the same shall come into force and have effect as law by the designation of “ The Consolidated Ordinances of the Territories 1898."

Effect of proclamation

6. On and from such day the same shall accordingly come into force and effect by the said designation to all intents as though the same were expressly embodied in and enacted by this Ordinance to come into force and to have effect on and from such day; and on and from the same day all the enactments in the several Ordinances and parts of Ordinances in such amended schedule II mentioned so far as they relate to the Territories shalı stand and be repealed to the extent men. tioned in the said schedule save only as hereinafter is provided.

7. The repeal of the said Ordinances and parts of Ordinances Saving us to shall not revive any Ordinance or provisiou of law repealed by etc., anterior them; nor shall the said repeal prevent the effect of any saving to the repeal clause in the said Ordinances and parts of Ordinances or the application of any of the said Ordinances or parts of Ordinances or of any Ordinance or provision of law formerly in force to any transaction, matter or thing anterior to the said repeal to which they would otherwise apply. 8. The repeal of the said Ordinances and parts of Ordinances Matters pot

affected by shall not affect

repeal (a) Any penalty, forfeiture or liability incurred before the time of such repeal or any proceedings for enforcing the same had, done, completed or pending at the time of such repeal ;

(6) Any action, suit, judgment, decree, certificate, execution, process, order, rule or any proceeding matter or thing whatever respecting the same, had, done, made, entered, granted, completed, pending; existing, or in force at the time of such repeal;

(c) Any act, deed, right, title, interest, grant, assurance, descent, will, registry, bylaw, rule, regulation, proclamation, contract, lien, charge, status, capacity, immunity, matter or thing had, done, made, acquired, established or existing at the time of such repeal ;

(d) Any office, appointment, commission, salary, allowance, security or duty or any matter or thing appertaining thereto at the time of such repeal;

(e) Any marriage certificate or registry thereof lawfully had, made, granted or existing before or at the time of such repeal.

(2) Nor shall such repeal defeat, disturb, invalidate or prejudicially affect any other matter or thing whatsoever bad, done, completed, existing or pending at the time of such repeal; but every

such(a) Penalty, forfeiture and liability;

(6) Action, suit, judgment, decree, certificate, execution, prosecution, process, order, rule, proceeding, matter or thing;

(c) Act, deed, right, title, interest, grant, assurance, descent, will, registry, bylaw, rule, regulation, proclamation, contract, lien, charge, status, capacity, immunity, matter or thing;

(d) Office, appointment, commission, salary, allowance, security or duty;

(e) Marriage certificate and registry thereof, and every such other matter and thing, and the force and effect thereof respectively;

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