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An Act to amend "An Act to aid the development of Quartz Mines" (Chapter 85, Consolidated Acts, 1888).

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[6th April, 1889.]

ER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

tablished.

1. Before granting a bonus or giving a guarantee to any Company No bonus to be under the provisions of the said Act, a careful audit shall be made by audited and solvency granted unless books some person or persons appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in of the Company esCouncil, and paid by the Company, of the books and accounts of the said Company; and no bonus or guarantee shall be granted or given to any Company unless the report of the auditor or auditors appointed as aforesaid shall, by his or their report, establish the solvency of the Company to the satisfaction of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

2. This Act shall be read with and construed as part of Chapter 85, Construction of this Consolidated Acts, 1888, intituled an "Act to aid the development of Act.

Quartz Mines."

3. This Act may be cited as the "Quartz Mines Development Act, Short title.

1889."

VICTORIA, B. C.:

Printed by RICHARD WOLFENDEN, Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

CHAPTER 18.

An Act to amend the law relating to Municipalities, and to repeal 51 Vic., Chap. 88, intituled "An Act respecting Municipalities," in Volume one of the Consolidated Acts, 1888.

[Repealed by Chap. 29, 1891.]

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An Act to provide for the recognition in this Province of Probates and Letters of Administration granted in the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

[6th April, 1889.]

ER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

1. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, from time to time, on Act to come into force when proclaimbeing satisfied that the Legislature of the United Kingdom, or of any ed by Lieut-GovBritish Possession, has made adequate provisions for the recognition ernor in Council. in the United Kingdom or in that Possession, of Probates and Letters of Administration granted by the Courts of this Province, direct by Order in Council that this Act shall, subject to any exceptions and modifications specified in the order, apply to the United Kingdom or that Possession, and thereupon, while the order is in force, this Act shall apply accordingly:

(1.) Where a Court of Probate in the United Kingdom or in any Provides for admisBritish Possession to which this Act applies has granted Probate letters of adminission of probate and or Letters of Administration in respect of the estate of a tration granted in United Kingdom, deceased person, the probate or letters so granted may, on being &c. produced to, and a copy thereof deposited with, the Court of Probate in this Province, be sealed with the seal of that Court, and, thereupon, shall be of the like force and effect, and have the same operation in this Province, as if granted by a Court of Probate of this Province: Provided that the Court shall, before receiving a Probate or Letters of Administration under this section, be satisfied, in the case of Letters of Administration, that security has been given in a sum sufficient to cover the property (if any) in this Province to which the Letters of Administration relate, and may require such evidence as the Court thinks fit as to the domicile of the deceased person:

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