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next at the hour of o'clock in the noon to serve as a juror in the above named matter.

Herein fail not at your peril. Sheriff's office 1

Sheriff

CHAPTER 29.

An Ordinance Respecting Alimony.

IE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con

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

THE

Jurisdiction of 1. The Supreme Court of the North-West Territories shall Court prene have jurisdiction to grant alimony to any wife who would be Territories entitled to alimony by the law of England or to any wife who in alimony

of the

would be entitled by the law of England to a divorce and to alimony as incident thereto or to any wife whose husband lives separate from her without any sufficient cause and under circumstances which would entitle her by the law of England to a decree for restitution of conjugal rights; and alimony when granted shall continue until the further order of the court. No. 14 of 1895, s. 1.

CHAPTER 30.

An Ordinance to amend the Law relating to Slander.
THE
HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con-

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

1. In any action of slander founded on words spoken of the Slander of plaintiff imputing unchastity, adultery or profligacy to a female,

а whether married or unmarried, it shall not be necessary to Special

damage allege or prove any special damage but such words shail be actionable No. 17 of 1894, s. 1.

per se.

CHAPTER 31.

An Ordinance respecting Limitation of Actions in

Certain Cases.

NHE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con

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

THE

Actions on simple contracts

1. All actions for recovery of merchants' accounts, bills, notes, and all actions of debt grounded upon any lending or other contract without specialty shall be commenced within six years after the cause of such action arose. R.O. c. 56, s. 1: No. 13 of 1890, s. 1.

The Real Property Limitation Act (Imp.) in force

2. The provisions of The Real Property Limitation Act, 1874, being chapter 57 of the Statutes of the Imperial Parliament, passed in the thirty-seventh and thirty-eighth years of Her Majesty's reign, are hereby declared to be in force and to have been in force in the Territories since the passing thereof. No. 28 of 1893, s. 1.

CHAPTER 32.

An Ordinance Respecting Justices of the Peace.

THE
HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con-

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

SHORT TITLE.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as The Magistrates Ordi- short title nance.” No. 36 of 1897, s. 1.

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

2. The Lieutenant Governor may appoint justices of the Appointment peace for the Territories who shall have jurisdiction as such of justices throughout the same. No. 36 of 1897, s. 2.

of the peace

3. Whenever a new commission of the peace shall be issued Commission all and such like former commissions shall become absolutely revoked and cancelled ; and nothing in this Ordinance contained shall prevent the reappointinent of any justice of the peace named in such former commission if the Lieutenant Governor shall think fit. No. 36 of 1897, s. 3.

4. No person who is not a British subject by birth or Alien not to

be appointed naturalization shall be appointed as a justice of the peace. No. 36 of 1897, s. 4.

adrocate to

5. When not otherwise especially provided for by law no No practising alvocate shall be appointed or act as a justice of the peace be justice during the time he continues to practise as such.

(2) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any Proviso advocate appointed as a police magistrate under any Act of the Parliament of Canada. No. 36 of 1897, s. 5.

OATHS OF JUSTICES.

office and

6. Every justice of the peace before he is gazetted as such Oath of and takes upon himself to act as a justice of the peace shall allegiance take and subscribe the oath of allegiance and the following oath before any person authorised to administer oaths and declarations in the Territories, that is to say: I, A.B., of

in the

district of Form of oath (us the case muy be) do swear that I will well and truly serve our Sovereign Lady Queen Victoria in the office of justice of the peace and that I will do right to all manner of people after the laws and usages of these Territories without fear or favour, affection or ill will. So help me God. No. 36 of 1897, s. 6.

7. Every oath of office or allegiance taken by a justice of Record of onth the peace shall forth with after the same is taken be transmitted

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