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An Act to authorize and facilitate the sale of the Site of the Royal Hospital, with the Buildings thereon.

[6th April, 1889.]

WHEREAS, the lots known and numbered on the official map of Preamble. Spring Ridge as Sections 24, 25, 26, and 27, Spring Ridge, in the City of Victoria, form the site of the Royal Hospital in the said city, and are held for public purposes:

And whereas, it has been deemed expedient to sell and dispose of the said lots, and appropriate the proceeds thereof to the erection and construction of another hospital to be called "The Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital:"

Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

1. It shall be lawful for William Moore Chudley, James Fell, Trustees appointed Alexander Wilson, Joshua Davies, J. Stuart Yates, E. A. McQuade, for sale of site of Royal Hospital, David Macewen Eberts, or the survivor or survivors of them, herein- Victoria. after styled the trustees, to sell or dispose of the said lands herein before described, or any of them, or any part thereof, by public auction or public tender, in one lot or in several lots, with full power to the trustees to buy in any lot at any auction, and to rescind or vary any contract for sale, and to re-sell the land so bought in or comprised in any such contract without being answerable for any difference or loss thereby occasioned, and to convey the said lands, or any part or parts thereof, in fee simple to the purchaser or purchasers thereof, freed and discharged from each and all the trusts affecting the same, and the receipt of the said trustees shall be an effectual and absolute discharge to the purchaser or purchasers of the said lands, or any part or parts thereof, from the purchase money payable by him or them respectively, and shall exonerate him or them from seeing to the application of such purchase money, and from all liability as to the

Road allowance reserved.

Proceeds to be paid to Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital


misapplication or non-application thereof: Provided, however, that the powers herein conferred shall not authorize the sale of those portions of the said sections which comprise twenty feet in depth along the southerly line of each of the said sections, and which said portions now form part of the public thoroughfare known as Pandora Street South Provided, also, that nothing in this Act contained shall in anywise prejudice or affect any subsisting mortgage upon Section 24.

2. The said trustees shall pay over the net proceeds of such sale or sales, as and when the same shall arise, into the Bank of British Columbia at Victoria, to the credit of the Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital in account with the said bank, and every certificate given by the said bank of such payments as aforesaid having been deposited, shall be a valid and sufficient discharge, for all purposes, to the person or persons paying in the same, for the amounts so paid in.


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


An Act to amend the "Public School Act" (Chap. 104, Consolidated Acts, 1888).

[Repealed by Chap. 40, 1891.]

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An Act respecting Summary Proceedings before Justices of the Peace.

[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:

Short Title.

1. This Act may be cited as the "Summary Convictions Act, 1889." Short title.


2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires :


(a.) The expression "Justice means a Justice of the Peace, and "Justice."

includes two or more Justices if two or more Justices act or have jurisdiction, and also a Stipendiary Magistrate or any person having the power or authority of two or more Justices of the Peace:

(b.) The expression "Clerk of the Peace" includes the proper officer "Clerk of the of the Court having jurisdiction in appeal under this Act:


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(c.) The expression "territorial division" means bailiwick, county, "Territorial divisunion of counties, district, township, city, town or other judicial division ion." or place:


(d.) The expression "district" or "county" includes any territorial "District" or or judicial division or place in and for which there is such Judge, Justice, Justice's court, officer or prison, as is mentioned in the context:

(e.) The expression "common gaol" or "prison" means any place Common gaol." other than a penitentiary in which persons charged with offences are usually kept and detained in custody.


3. This Act shall apply to,

(1.) Every case in which a penalty or punishment is imposed, or Application of Act. sought to be imposed, under the authority of any Statute of the

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