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Personnel of

Members to serve without remuneration.

Chairman to be appointed.

Joint sessions of

visions of this Act as the by-law shall prescribe, and such by-law shall prescribe the procedure for dealing with such matters.

18. The Commission created by by-law shall be constituted as follows: In the City of Vancouver, of five ex-officio and nine appointed members; in the City of Victoria, of three ex-officio and nine appointed members; in other municipalities having a population by the last Dominion census of over five thousand, of three ex-officio and six appointed members; and in all other municipalities, of three ex-officio and three appointed members. The ex-officio members shall be the Mayor or Reeve, the Chairman of the board or committee charged with the administration of municipal parks, and the Chairman of the Board of School Trustees, if resident in municipality, or in case of a consolidated school district, a member of such Board residing within the municipality, nominated by such Board, and in the City of Vancouver shall also include the Chairman of the board charged with the administration of the "Vancouver and Districts Joint Sewerage and Drainage Act" and the Chairman of Vancouver Harbour Commissioners. The appointed members shall be appointed by the Council, and of those to be first appointed onethird shall be appointed for three years, one-third for two years, and one-third for one year; and in each succeeding year the vacancies of those whose term of office expires shall be filled for a term of three years. All appointments to fill casual vacancies shall be for the unexpired term. All appointed members shall hold office until their successors are appointed. No person shall be appointed who holds any municipal office.

19. (1.) No member of the Planning Commission shall receive any compensation for his services, other than allowances for actual expenses necessarily incurred in the discharge of his official duties.

(2.) The Council may include in its annual estimates of expenditure such sum of money as it considers necessary to cover expenses of the Planning Commission.

20. The Planning Commission shall be presided over by a Chairman to be chosen by itself annually from among the appointed members; and the Commission may adopt rules for its procedure, including the fixing of a quorum, and may from time to time vary such rules by the vote of a majority of the members of the Commission. The Commission shall cause proper records to be kept of its proceedings, and may appoint a Secretary, and the expenditures of the Commission for all purposes shall be kept within the sum appropriated by the Council for the expense of the Commission.

21. Where a municipality in which a Planning Commission has been constituted has contiguous to its borders one or more munici palities also having a Planning Commission, it shall be competent for such Commissions to hold joint sessions for the consideration of

any problems which may affect them jointly. Any conclusion. reached at any such joint session shall receive the careful consideration of each Commission affected, but the liberty of action of each Commission and its individual responsibility shall not be restricted by the decision of the joint body, save to the extent that in making a report or recommendation to the Council upon any subject dealt with at the joint session a Planning Commission shall also report the recommendation of the joint session, and if its own report differs therefrom shall indicate the reasons therefor.

to prevail.

22. The powers conferred upon municipalities by this Act shall Provisions of Act be in addition to all other powers conferred under any other general or special Act, and where the provisions of this Act conflict with the provisions of any general or special Act the provisions of this Act shall prevail.


Printed by CHARLES F. BANFIELD, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1925.




An Act to amend the "Trespass Act."

[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:

R.S.B.C. 1924, c. 260.

1. This Act may be cited as the "Trespass Act Amendment Act, Short title. 1925."

2. Section 14 of the "Trespass Act," being chapter 260 of the Amends s. 14. "Revised Statutes of British Columbia, 1924," is amended by adding

at the end of subsection (2) the words "nor shall they apply in respect of any Crown range within the meaning of the 'Grazing Act,' whether surrounded by a lawful fence or not."


3. Section 15 of said chapter 260 is amended by inserting after the Amends s. 15. word "land," in the first line of subsection (1), the words or, without being covered by a grazing permit issued pursuant to the 'Grazing Act,' strays upon or is driven upon any Crown range within the meaning of that Act, whether surrounded by a lawful fence or not."


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



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