The Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1887: Being a Consolidation of the Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1877, with the Subsequent Public General Acts of the Legislature of Ontario ...

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J. Notman, law printer to the Queen, 1887 - Law - 2784 pages
 

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Contents

Elections and Prevention of Corrupt Practices
91
Controverted Elections
173
CHAPTER PAGE
191
Legislative Assembly
197
SECTION IV
215
Executive Council
216
Public Service
217
Public Officers
226
Sheriffs
237
Inquiries concerning Public Matters
251
Publication of Official Notices
253
SECTION V
254
Consolidated Revenue Fund
255
Collection of Revenue
257
Audit of Public Accounts
267
Law Stamps
274
Land Tax in Algoma and Thunder Bay
283
The Assessment Act 2083
285
Public Lands 24 Sale and Management of Public Lands
286
Free Grants in Rainy River District
304
Heir and Devisee Commission
306
Management of Timber on Public Lands
314
Trespasses to Public Lands
319
Municipalities Fund from Clergy Reserves
325
General Mining Act
327
Fisheries Act
337
CHAPTER PAGE
346
Drainage Works
371
Municipal Drainage Aid Act
386
Agriculture and Arts
398
Statistics
429
SECTION VI
440
Courts of Assize and Nisi Prius
494
County Courts
502
Courts of General Sessions
515
Division Courts
540
CHAPTER PAGE 5 2 Jurors and Juries 610
610
PROCEDURE IN CIVIL MATTERS 53 Arbitrations
673
Lunatics
686
Replevin
691
Dower
693
Libel and Slander
698
Seduction
702
Administration of Estates of Intestates by the Crown
703
Limitation of certain Actions
707
Witnesses and Evidence
710
Commissioners for taking Affidavits and Recognizances
725
Costs of Distress
728
Execution
731
Abolishing Priority of Execution Creditors
738
Absconding Debtors
757
Arrest and Imprisonment for Debt
766
Indigent Debtors
773
Restitution of Stolen Goods
777
Habeas Corpus
778
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS 1 Justices of the Peace 71 Qualification and Appointment of Justices
781
Police Magistrates 786
786
Protection from vexatious actions
792
Summary Convictions and Appeals to General Sessions
798
Procedure in Appeals to County Judge
802
Returns of Convictions and Fines by Justices
809
Returns of Convictions by Stipendiary and Police Magistrates
812
Fees of Justices
814
OtJter Officers of Justice 79 County Attorneys
816
Coroners
820
Commissioners of Police
824
Constables 825
825
CHAPTER PAGE 83 Fees of Counsel and Officers of Justice
833
Expenditure of County Funds
845
Criminal Justice Accounts payable by the Province
848
SC Expenses of Justices in Criminal Matters
852
Payment of Crown Witnesses
858
Estreats
861
Appropriation of Fines and Forfeitures
866
Remission of Penalties
867
IN UNORGANIZED DISTRICTS 91 Administration of Justice in Unorganized Territory
868
Administration of Justice in the Vicinity of Niagara Falls
892
LAW OF PROPERTY
894
Petty Trespasses
915
Mortgages of Real Estate
916
Assurances of Estates Tail
927
Partition and Sale of Real Estate
939
Short Forms of Conveyances
956
Short Forms of Leases
961
Short Forms of Mortgages
965
Intestate Succession 108 Devolution of Estates
975
Wills and Executors 109 Wills
988
Trustees and Executors
998
Confirmation and Evidence of Title CHAPTER 111 Limitations of Actions in respect to Real Estate
1011
Quieting Titles to Real Estate
1027
Registration
1040
VOLUME II
1057
Custody of Title Deeds
1080
Simplification of Titles and Transfer of Land
1087
SECTION VIII
1162
Mills and Mill dams
1165
Water Privileges 116_9
1170
Rivers and Streams
1174
Highways
1176
Driving Saw Logs
1181
SECTION IX
1188
Written Promises
1195
Fraudulent preference of Creditors
1197
Chattel Mortgages and Sales of Personal Property
1207
Mechanics Liens
1216
Wages
1227
Contracts relating to goods entrusted to Agents
1228
Limited Partnerships
1232
Registration of Copartnerships
1236
SECTION X
1242
Solemnization of Marriage
1243
Dower
1259
Conveyance by Married Women
1264
Accidents Compensation to Families of the killed
1266
Insurance for the benefit of Wives and Children
1269
CHAPTER PAGE
1276
Support of Illegitimate Children
1282
Adjustment of Disputes between Masters and Workmen
1288
Compensation for Injuries to Workmen
1294
Apprentices and Minors
1304
Landlord and Tenant
1311
Overbading Tenants
1326
BarristersatLaw
1341
Medical Profession
1360
Anatomy
1377
Pharmacy
1386
Land Surveyors
1395
Notaries Public
1418
Index
i
CHAPTER PAGB
ix
SECTION
xi
CHAPTER PAGE
xii
COMPANIES AND CORPORATIONS
xiv
CHAPTER PAGE 156 Joint Stock Companies General Glauses Act 1433
xv
CHAPTER PAGE 213 Preserving the Forests from destruction by Fire 2332
xvi
Travelling on the Highway 2228
xxv
Snow Fences 2233
xxxii
Crossing of Railways by Streets Drains and Water Mains 2235
xxxviii
Industrial Refuge for Girls 2573
xxxix
Incorporated Companies as Sureties 1728
xliv
Filling up Abandoned Oil Wells 2352
liii
Protection of Persons employed in Factories 2304
lx
Municipal Institutions Generally
lxxii
Ontario Insurance Act 1563
lxxiv
Investment of money in Ontario by Companies out of the Province 1607
lxxvii
Reformatory for Boys 2577
lxxx
Protection of Game etc 221 Game and Furbearing Animals 2373
lxxxii
Registration of Debentures 2031
lxxxv
Railway Companies 170 General Railway Act 1633
xc
Conveyances to Trustees for School Purposes 2499
School of Practical Science 2531
Agricultural College and Experimental Farm 2533
Street Railways 168
Schedule A 2659
Tithes 2546

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Page 29 - ... for greater certainty, but not so as to restrict the generality of the foregoing terms of this section, it is hereby declared that (notwithstanding anything in this act) the exclusive legislative authority of the parliament of Canada extends to all matters coming within the classes of subjects next hereinafter enumerated, that is to say : — (t) The public debt and property.
Page 37 - One Consolidated Revenue Fund, to be appropriated for the Public Service of Canada in the Manner and subject to the Charges in this Act provided.
Page 50 - The parliament of Canada may from time to time, with the consent of the legislature of any province of the said Dominion, increase, diminish or otherwise alter the limits of such province, upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by the said legislature, and may, with the like consent, make provision respecting the effect and operation of any such increase or diminution or alteration of territory in relation to any province affected thereby.
Page 33 - In each Province the Legislature may make Laws in relation to Agriculture in the Province, and to Immigration into the Province ; and it is hereby declared that the Parliament of Canada may from Time to Time make Laws in relation to Agriculture in all or any of the Provinces, and to Immigration into all or any of the Provinces; and any Law of the Legislature of a Province relative to Agriculture or to Immigration shall have effect in and for the Province as long and as far only as it is not repugnant...
Page 41 - Canada : therefore, in order to give effect to that agreement, it shall be the duty of the government and parliament of Canada to provide for the commencement, within six months after the union, of a railway connecting the river St. Lawrence with the city of Halifax in Nova Scotia, and for the construction thereof without intermission, and the completion thereof with all practicable speed.
Page 35 - All lands, mines, minerals and royalties belonging to the several Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick at the Union, and all sums then due or payable for such lands, mines, minerals or royalties, shall belong to the several Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in which the same are situate or arise, subject to any trusts existing in respect thereof and to any interest other than that of the Province in the same.
Page 23 - It shall not be lawful for the House of Commons to adopt or pass any vote, resolution, address, or bill for the appropriation of any part of the public revenue, or of any tax or impost, to any purpose that has not been first recommended to that House by message of the Governor-General in the Session in which such vote, resolution, address, or bill is proposed.
Page 141 - ... 3. Every person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself or by any other person on his behalf, make any such gift, loan, offer, promise, procurement, or agreement as aforesaid, to or for any person, in order to induce such person to procure, or endeavour to procure, the return of any person to serve in Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election.
Page 465 - A mandamus or an injunction may be granted or a receiver appointed by an interlocutory order of the Court in all cases in which it shall appear to the Court to be just or convenient that such order should be made...
Page 14 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...

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