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These are therefore to command you the said constables or other peace officers or any of you to take the said and safely convey

to the North-West Mounted Police (or to the keeper of the common gaol) at

and to deliver

to the police aforesaid (or to the said keeper) together with this precept; and I lo hereby command the said police force (or the keeper of the said gaol) to receive the said into custody and safely keep

until the pleasure of the Lieutenant Governor be known or until the said

shall be discharged by law. Given under my hand and seal this

day of A.D. 1 at

in the North-West Territories.

A. B.

J.P. [L.S.)

CHAPTER 91.

An Ordinance to Prevent the Profanation of the

Lord's Day.

HE

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

business and

Sunday

1. No merchant, tradesman, artificer, mechanic, workman, Prohibition of labourer or other person whatsoever shall on the Lord's day labour on sell or publicly show forth or expose or offer for sale or purchase any goods, chattels or other personal property or any real estate whatsoever, or do or exercise any worldly labour, business or trade of his ordinary calling; travelling or convey. Exceptions ing travellers or Her Majesty's mails, selling drugs and medicines and other works of necessity and works of charity only excepted. R.O. c. 39, s. 1.

amusements

2. No person on that day shall play at billiards or pool in Games and any public room or run races on horseback or in vehicles of

any prohibited sort or discharge fire arms or engage in any ganie or games

in any public place or engage in hunting or in the pursuit of game; except that any traveller, family or other person in a state of actual want may engage in hunting or kill game to satisfy his or their immediate wants. R.O. c. 39, s. 2, No. 15 of 1893, s. 1.

3. All sales and purchases and all contracts and agreements Contracts for sale or purchase of any real or personal property whatso- Sunday to ever made by any person or persons on the Lord's day shall be be voià utterly null and void. R.O. C. 39, s. 3.

4. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Ordi- Penalty nance shall be guilty of an offence and upon summary conviction thereof be liable to a fine not exceeding $100 and costs of prosecution. R.O. c. 39, s. 4.

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CHAPTER 92.

An Ordinance respecting the Use of Tobacco

by Minors. THE KE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con

sent of the Legislative Assembly of the Teri itories enacts as follows:

Sale of

1. Any person who either directly or indirectly sells or minors under gives or furnishes to a minor under sixteen years of age cigarsixteen years ettes, cigars or tobacco in any form shall be guilty of an offence prohibited and liable on summary cunviction thereof to a penalty of not

less than $1 or more than $10 with or without costs of prosecution, or to imprisonment with or without hard labour for any term not exceeding ten duys, or to both fine with or without costs and imprisonnent to the said amount and for the said term in the discretion of the convicting magistrate; and in case of a fine or a tine and costs being awarded and of the same not being upon conviction forth with paid the justice may commit the offender to the common gaol there to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding ten days unless the fine and costs are sooner paid. No. 18 of 1896, s. 1.

Except on written request of parent, etc.

2. This Ordinance shall not apply to a sale to the minor under a written request or order of his parent, lawful guardian or employer. No. 18 of 1896, s. 2.

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3. A person who shall appear to the magistrate to be under sixteen years of age shall be presumined to be under that age unless it is shown by evidence that he is in fact over that age. No. 18 of 1896, s. 3.

Penalty for procuring tobacco by minor

4. Any person except as provided in section 2 of this Ordinance to whom the sale of tobacco has been prohibited under section 1 of this Ordinance who either directly or indirectly in any way procures or permits the sale, olisposal, gift or delivery to him by any person of any cigarettes, cigars or tobacco in any form shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding $2 and in default of payment to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one month. No. 18 of 1896, s. 4.

Limitation of
Ordinance

5. The provisions of this Ordinance shall only apply to municipalities and villages. No. 18 of 1896, s. 5.

CHAPTER 93.

An Ordinance respecting the General Trust Corpor

ation of Canada.

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

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

corporation

entrusted

1. The Supreme Court of the North-West Territories or omices with any judge thereof having power to appoint such an officer which may with the consent of the General Trust Corporation of may be Can da (hereinafter called the corporation) appoint the said corporation to exercise any of the offices of executor, administrator, trustee, receiver, assignee, liquidator, sequestrator, curator, guardian of a minor, or committee of a lunatic, or to perform any of the duties appertaining to any such offices in respect of any estate, matter or proceeding under the authority of such court or judge. No. 42 of 1894, s. 1.

2. Notwithstanding any rule of practire or any provisions Security

any Ordinance requiring security, it shall not be necessary for the said corporation to give any security for the due perforinance of its duty in any of the said offices ; but in lieu Account of thereof such court or judge, if it or he deems necessary, may tion to be from time to time require the corporation to render an account rendered of its administration of the particular trust or office to which it has been so appointed and may from time to time appoint a suitable person to investigate the affairs and management of the corporation as to the security afforded to those by or for whom its engagements are held; and such person shall report thereon to such court or judge and the expenses of such investigation shall be borne as may be ordered by such court or judge. No. 42 of 1894, s. 2.

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unnecessary

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3. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may revoke the Lieutenant privilege dispensing with security as mentioned in section 2 of Governor in this Ordinance and the said court shall not, nor shall any judge require thereof, after notice of such revocation appoint the corporation to any of the said offices unless it gives the like security for the due performance of its duty as would be required from a private person. No. 42 of 1894, s. 3.

4. The liability of the corporation to persons interested in Liability of an estate or property held by the said corporation in any such corporation office as aforesaid shall be the same as if the estate or property had been held by any private person in such capacity respectively and its powers shall be the same. No. 42 of 1894, s. 4.

5. The said court or any judge thereof may by order made Money held by

court may be with the consent of the said corporation direct that any money

deposited with held by such court or under its control be deposited with the corporation

said corporation, upon such terms as to the payment of interest thereon and otherwise as may be provided in and by such order; and in such event the corporation may invest the same in any of the securities mentioned in such order or as are specified in section 5 of its act of incorporation but in no others; and the provisions of sections 6 and 7 of the said act shall apply to this Ordinance. No. 42 of 1894, s. 5.

Exercise of 6. The said corporation may validly exercise within the powers of corporation in

Territories all or any of the powers mentioned in its said act of Territories

incorporation or any amendnient thereof subject to the obligations therein provided. No. 42 of 1894, s. 6.

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