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license, the conditions of the nonfulfilment of which shall subject the license to cancellation and the provisions, reservations and liabilities provided by this Ordinance shall apply to every such license. No. 29 of 1897, s. 12.

6. The fee to be paid by a licensee on receiving a ferry License fee license as hereinbefore provided shall be $1. No. 29 of 1897,

s. 6.

TOLLS.

7. The maximum rate of tolls which may be charged Rate of tolls for each crossing by means of a licensed ferry shall be fixed from time to time by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and in every ferry license granted the maximum rate of tolls which can be collected shall be specitied. No. 29 of 1897, s. 5.

8. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance no Yo tolls to be toll shall be charged for children going to or returning from charged school school and in no case shall Her Majesty's mail be obstructed or charged more than the rates that may be charged according to the terms of the license between the hours of six o'clock in the inorning and nine o'clock in the evening. No. 29 of 1897, s. 8.

FERRY HOURS.

9. Licensed ferries shall be run at all hours of the day and Hours when

ferries are night (Sundays included) at which they are required unless in to run cases in which loss of life or injury to or loss of property is likely to result therefrom ; but in every case in which a ferry is used after nine o'clock in the evening or before six o'clock in the morning double the rates specitied in the license for such ferry may be charged. No. 29 of 1897, s. 7.

SCHEDULE OF FERRY RATES AND HOURS.

be posted

10. Every person holding a license for a ferry shall keep at Schedule to all times posted up in a conspicuous place on such ferry a schedule certitied by the Deputy Commissioner of Public Works showing the authorised ferry rates and the hours of crossing. No. 29 of 1897, s. 13.

REFUSAL TO PAY TOLLS.

11. If any person using an authorised ferry refuses to pay Punishment the authorised toll or rates chargeable for ferrying him or his of persons

refusing to property the licensee of such ferry may forth with seize pay tollany property in possession of the offender then being ferried and hold the same and such person shall be guilty of an offence and

upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a penalty of $50 and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two months and the property so seized shall be liable for payment of the tine and the tolls and the costs of the prosecution and may be sold under distress warrant to satisfy such charges. No: 29 of 1897, s. 20.

GENERAL REGULATIONS.

Immediate approaches to ferry

12. The immediate approaches to every ferry shall be kept in such order and condition by the licensee as is necessary to make the ferry accessible at all times for loaded vehicles and animals attached thereto without danger or injury. No. 29 of 1897, s. 10.

Fords not to be 13. A ferry on any stream, river or other body of water that blocked up

may be fordable at any time shall not be used to block up or injure such ford or fords or the landing therefrom nor shall the licensee do any act which will make the ford on any such stream, river or other body of water more difficult or dangerous than it would otherwise have been. No. 29 of 1897, s. 11.

Licensee liable 14. Every person holding a license for a ferry shall be for damage

liable for all damages that may occur to persons or property while using such ferry resulting from any carelessness of such licensee or his agent or from any insufficiency in the strength or suitability of any of the appliances used in connection with the ferry. No. 29 of 1897, s. 18.

Licensee not to insult or

or property

5. Any licensee using insulting language to or illtreating injure persons any person using or desiring to use such ferry or wilfully in

juring any property in transit across such ferry shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable upon suinmary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $100 and in default of payment thereof to be imprisoned for any period not exceeding three months and shall also forfeit his license for such ferry. No. 9 of 1897, s. 15 (1).

INTERFERENCE WITH FERRY.

Punishment of persons interfering

16. Any person unlawfully interfering with the rights of

any licensed ferryman by taking, carrying or conveying withwith licensee in the limits of any such ferry license across the stream, river

or other body of water on which the same is situate any person or personal property or any vehicle or animal in any scow, barge or boat or on any raft or other contrivance for hire or reward or bindering or interfering with such licensee in any way shall be guilty of an offence and upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $100 for each such offence and in default of payment thereof to imprisoninent for any period not exceeiling three months. No. 29 of 1897, s. 19.

PROVISION FOR LOW WATER.

Licensee to

17. In case the water in any stream, river or other body of boat or canoe water in respect of which the license for the operation of a

ferry has been issued becomes too shallow to permit of such ferry being operated the licensee shall provide and keep a small boat or canoe with which he shall transfer foot passengers and their baggage across such stream, river or other body of water and for such service the licensee shall be allowed to charge the fees prescribed in his license for like services by means of the ferry. No. 29 of 1897, s. 9.

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INSPECTION OF FERRIES.

of ferries

18. The commissioner may from time to time appoint such Inspection person as he may see fit to inspect and report on the condition of any ferry or with reference to the complaint of any person using or desiring to use such ferry; and if at any time the person or persons holding a ferry license fail to comply with the written instructions of the commissioner by neglecting to repair any scow, barge or boat used in connection with such f

rry to provide a new scow, barge or boat in place of any one considered as being unsafe or by not providing safe and sufficient immediate approaches to such ferry he or they shall forfeit his or their license. No. 29 of 1897, s. 14.

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PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES BY LICENSEES.

19. Any licensee violating any of the terins or conditions of Penalty for his license or of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and relation be liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty not license or exceeding $10 and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment for any period not exceeding one month unless the fine and costs are sooner paid ; and shall be further liable to forfeit his license under the direction of the commissioner. No. 29 of 1897, s. 15 (2)

not to bar

20. Yo conviction under the next preceding section shall be Conviction a bar to the ordinary civil suit for damages by the person upon civil suit whose complaint the conviction was obtained. No. 29 of 1897, s. 16.

FEES, ETC.

21. All money received for ferry licenses, fees or bonuses Fees to be under this Ordinance shali be deposited to the credit of paid to the general revenue fund of the Territories. No. 29 of 1897, s. 17.

revenue fund

PUBLIC FERRIES.

public works

22. The commissioner may when he deems it expedient Commissioner to do so establish and maintain a public ferry or ferries on any ferries as

may establish stream, river or other body of water in the Territories and may operate such ferry or ferries as public works collecting therron only such colls and fees as may be considered necessary to pay the

espenses of operation. (2) It shall not be necessary to issue a license for any ferry operated as a public work but the provisions of this Ordinance relating to the linits of any stream, river or body of water within which another ferry can be operated and in relation to the collection of tolls or fees shall be applicable to such ferries. No. 29 of 1897, s. 21.

CHAPTER 19.

An Ordinance respecting Public Health.

NHE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con

sent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories enacts as follows:

THE

SHORT TITLE.

Short title

1. This Ordinance may be cited as "The Public Health Ordinance." No. 27 of 1897, s. 1: No. 11 of 1898, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION.

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2. In this Ordinance unless the context otherwise requires-
(a) The expression “house” means any place used as a

dwelling;
(6) The expression “contagious or infectious disease"
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includes small pox, scarlet fever, measles, German measles, diphtheria, Asiatic cholera and such other disease as may hereafter be declared contagious or

infectious by the Lieutenant Governor in Council ; (c) The expression “infected” means that condition of any

person or thing which is the effect of exposure to any contagious or infectious disease or contact with any. thing which has been so exposed under such circumstances as make it possible that such disease may be

spread because of such exposure or contact ; (d) The expression “minister” means the Attorney Gene

ral or such other member of the Executive Council as the Lieutenant Governor may direct to administer

this Ordinance in place of the Attorney General. (e) The expression “medical practitioner

means any legally qualified medical practitioner. No. 27 of 1397, s. 2; No. 11 of 1898, ss. 2, 3.

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PRECAUTIONS AGAINST CONTAGION.

Certain ottences dctined

3. Any person who--
(a) Having reason to believe that he or any person over

whom he has control whether as purent, guardian or
master; or that anything within his possession has
become infected and who does or causes or permits to
be done any act whereby any other person is or may
become exposed to infection, or who refuses or neg-
lects to cause such disinfection of any such person or

thing as is herein prescribed ; or who (6) Being occupant of any infected house causes or permits to enter therein any person who is not a medical

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practitioner or other necessary attendant on the sick
or a person acting under instructions from any health

officer; or who,
(c) Not being an inmate of any infected house or a resi-

dent of any quarantined district or a medical practi-
tioner or other necessary attendant on the sick or a
person acting under instructions from any health
officer knowingly enters any infected house or quar-

antined district; or who,
(d) Being a physician in attendance on any infected per-

son fails to take such precautions as to disinfection of
his person and clothing as are prescribed in the

schedule hereto; or who,
(e) Being a nurse or other person charged with the care

or nursing of any infected person or of any person ill
of typhoid fever refuses or neglects to take such
measures respecting the disinfection and disposal of
the discharges from any such person as are prescribed

in the scriedule hereto; or who,
(f) Being owner or tenant of any infected house either

by birself or his agent knowingly offers for sale or
hire such house or any part thereof without first
causing it to be disinfected as prescribed in the
schidule hereto; and for the purposes of this section
a house shall be deemed to be let for hire to any part
of which any person is admitted as a boarder or

lodger; or who,
(g) Being the parent or guardian of any pupil in atten-

dance at any school residing in any house which has
become infected, or the proprietor of any house which
has become infected at which any child is boarded or
loilged, thereafter allows such pupil to attend any
school without first delivering to the teacher of such
school a medical practitioner's certificate certifying to
the fact that the disinfection prescribed in schedule
2 hereto has been done under his direction both as to
the person and clothing of the child and the house at

which it is boarded or lodged,
shall be guilty of an offence and lialle on summary conviction
thereof to a penalty not exceeding $20 and costs of prosecution :

Provided that any healthy adult inmate of any house infected with measles, German measles or scarlet fever may under the direction of a medical practitioner be disinfected as to his person and clothing as prescribed in the schedule hereto and may thereupon be allowed to change his place of abode ; and

Provided that any inmate of any infected house may do whatever may be necessary to procure medical or other aid in any emergency

(2) The medical practitioner in attendance or any health officer may order the removal of any infected person or thing to person or any hospital, pesthouse or any isolated building or tent isolated

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