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as to the terms and conditions upon which the moneys shall be advanced, and the terms and conditions under which they shall be repaid; and all covenants entered into by the Council in such agreement shall be binding upon the municipality.

Appropriation.

6. The moneys advanced pursuant to this Act shall be paid from the Consolidated Revenue Fund; and all moneys repaid and all payments of interest shall be paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

VICTORIA, B.C. :
Printed by CHARLES F. BANFIELD, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.

1925.

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An Act to amend the “ Pound District Act."

R.S.B.C. 1924, c. 197.

[Assented to 19th December, 1925.]

IS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the

Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

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1. This Act may be cited as the “ Pound District Act Amendment Short title. Act, 1925."

2. Section 20 of the “ Pound District Act," being chapter 197 Amends s. 20. of the “Revised Statutes of British Columbia, 1924,” is amended by striking out subsection (2), and substituting therefor the following :

“(2.) In case the owner is not known, or the owner so notified does not, within three days after the mailing or delivery of the notice, appear at the pound and release the animal so impounded by the payment of the lawful fees and charges, the pound-keeper shall cause to be published a notice of sale in Form E in the Schedule by posting the same in three conspicuous public places in the pound district, and, if considered advisable by the pound-keeper, by pubiication in one or more issues of a newspaper published in the Province and circulating in the district or in the immediate vicinity (as near as may be found practical) of the district; and such notice shall be so posted at least six days before the day of sale named therein."

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3. Section 22 of said chapter 197 is repealed, and the following is Re-enacts s. 22. substituted therefor:

“ 22. Where any impounded animal has not been previously released from the pound, the animal shall be sold at public auction on the day of sale named in the notice published pursuant to section 20; and at the sale the pound-keeper shall be the auctioneer, and the sale shall be held at the pound and shall commence at the hour

of two o'clock in the afternoon, and the pound-keeper shall neither in person nor by his agent purchase any animal at the sale or have any interest of any kind in any animal so purchased."

Amends s. 26.

4. Section 26 of said chapter 197 is amended by inserting after the word “gold," in the second line of subsection (1), the words “the pound-keeper may sell it at private sale."

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5. The Schedule to said chapter 197 is amended by striking out Form D, and substituting therefor the following:

on

of

FORM D.

(Section 20 (1).) To [name of owner) :

Take notice that, pursuant to the provisions of the “ Pound District Act,” [description of animal impounded) was impounded in the pound kept by the undersigned at

the

day 19. And further take notice that unless, within three days after the date of this notice, you appear at the pound and release the animal so impounded by the payment of the lawful fees and charges, the same will be advertised and sold at public auction as provided in the said Act. Dated this

day of

19 Yours, etc.,

Pound-keeper.

VICTORIA, B.C. : Printed by CHARLES F. BANFIELD, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.

1925.

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An Act to facilitate the Reciprocal Enforcement of

Judgments and Awards.

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[Assented to 19th December, 1925.] IS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the

Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

Short Title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Reciprocal Enforcement of short title. Judgments Act."

Interpretation.
2. (1.) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires :

Expressions
Judgment” means any judgment or order given or made by a

interpreted.
Court in any civil proceedings, whether before or after the
passing of this Act, whereby any sum of money is made
payable, and includes an award in proceedings on an arbi-
tration if the award has, in pursuance of the law in force
in the Province or Territory where it was made, become
enforceable in the same manner as a judgment given by

a Court therein:
“ Judgment creditor” means the person by whom the judgment

was obtained, and includes the executors, administrators,

successors, and assigns of that person: “ Judgment debtor” means the person against whom the judg

ment was given, and includes any person against whom the

judgment is enforceable in the place where it was given: “ Original Court" in relation to any judgment means the Court

by which the judgment was given: “Registering Court” in relation to any judgment means the

Court in which the judgment is registered under this Act. (2.) Subject to Rules of Court, any of the powers conferred by Powers exercisable this Act on any Court may be exercised by a Judge of the Court.

by Judge.

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Application to register judgment.

Enforcement in this Province of Judgments obtained in other

Provinces or Territories of the Dominion.
3. (1.) Where a judgment of any Superior, County, or District
Court has been obtained outside this Province in any other Province
or Territory of the Dominion to which this Act applies, the judg.
ment creditor, in case the sum payable under the judgment would
have been within the jurisdiction of a County Court if action there.
for were brought in this Province, may apply to any County Court
in this Province, or in that or any other case may apply to the
Supreme Court of this Province at any time within six years after
the date of the judgment to have the judgment registered in that
Court, and on any such application the Court may, subject to the pro-
visions of this Act, order the judgment to be registered accordingly.

(2.) Reasonable notice of the application shall be given to the
judgment debtor in all cases in which he was not personally served
with process in the original action and did not appear or defend or
otherwise submit to the jurisdiction of the original Court. In all
other cases the order may be made ex parte.

(3.) The judgment may be registered by filing with the Registrar of the registering Court an exemplification or a certified copy of the judgment, together with the order for such registration, whereupon the same shall be entered as a judgment of the registering Court.

Notice of application.

Registration of judgmen

Bars to registration.

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4. No judgment shall be ordered to be registered under this Act
if it is shown to the registering Court that:-

(a.) The original Court acted without jurisdiction; or
(6.) The judgment debtor, being a person who was neither

carrying on business nor ordinarily resident within the
jurisdiction of the original Court, did not voluntarily
appear or defend or otherwise submit during the proceed-

ings to the jurisdiction of that Court; or
(c.) The judgment debtor, being the defendant in the proceed-

ings, was not duly served with the process of the original
Court and did not appear, notwithstanding that he was
ordinarily resident or was carrying on business within the
jurisdiction of that Court or agreed to submit to the juris-

diction of that Court; or
(d.) The judgment was obtained by fraud; or
(e.) An appeal is pending, or the judgment debtor is entitled

and intends to appeal, against the judgment; or
(f.) The judgment was in respect of a cause of action which

for reasons of public policy or for some other similar
reason would not have been entertained by the registering

Court; or
(g.) The judgment debtor would have a good defence if an

action were brought on the original judgment.

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