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ACT to authorise the Construction of
Tramway from Carnarvon to Babbage Island Jetty.
[vlssenteil to, 19th February, 1902.]
QE it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council Preamble. Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as
THIS Act may be cited as the Carnarvon Tramway Act,
IT shall be lawful to construct and maintain a tramway from the Townsite of Carnarvon to Babbage Island Jetty, with Authority w
construct Tramway. all necessary, proper, and usual works and conveniences in connection therewith, in the line described in the Schedule to
3. IT shall be lawful for the Commissioner of Railways to deviate from the line, as described in the Schedule, to the extent of half-a-mile on either side thereof.
In the name and on behalf of the King I hereby assent
ARTHUR LAWLEY, Governor.
CARNARVON TO BABBAGE ISLAND JETTY TRAMWAY,
DESCRIPTION OF LINE OF
Commencing at a point in or near Carnarvon Townsite, and proceeding thence in a generally North-Westerly direction for about six chains; thence in a generally West-South-Westerly direction for about thirty-two chains; thence in a generally North-Westerly direction for about one mile two chains; thence in a generally Westerly direction for about thirty-seven chains; thence in a generally West-South-Westerly direction for about sixty-nine chains, and terminating at a point in Sharks Bay, at the Head of Babbage Island Jetty, 4,586 feet from the commencement of the Jetty on Babbage Island, as more particularly delineated by a red line on Map marked P.W.D., W.A., 8138, deposited as provided for by 55° Victoriæ, No. 34, Section 10. Total length of Tramway about 2 miles 66 chains.
By Authority: WM, ALFRED Watson, Government Printer, Perth.
to establish a Code of Criminal Law.
[Assented to, 19th February, 1902.] HEREAS it is desirable to
amend the Criminal Law : Be it enacted and declared Preamble. by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, hy and
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : 1
may be cited as the Criminal Code Act, 1902. 2. ON and from the first day of May, One thousand nine hundred and two, the provisions contained in the Code of Criminal Establishment of Law set forth in the First Schedule to this Act, and hereinafter
the Code,” shall be the law of Western Australia with respect to the several matters therein dealt with. The said Code may be cited as “ The Criminal Code.” ON and from the coming into operation of the Code --
Repeal. (1.) The several Statutes of the Realm mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act, shall be repealed, so far as
they are in force in Western Australia, to the extent
in the said schedule indicated ;
in the Third Schedule to this Act shall be repealed to
the extent in the said schedule indicated ;
in the Fourth Schedule to this Act shall be amended
Provided as follows:
in the said schedules shall not affect the construction
Statute, whether as regards the past or the future :
has been repealed, confirmed, revived, or perpetuated,
by the repeal effected by this Act :
or consequences, of anything already done or suffered,
been passed :
affect any principle or rule of law or equity, or estab-
(5.) This Act shall not revive or restore any jurisdiction,
duty, liability, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemp-
4. FROM and after the coming into operation of the Code, the following rules shall, unless the context otherwise indicates, Statutes, Statutory apply with respect to the construction of Statutes, statutory Rules, and other rules, by-laws, and other instruments, that is to say: ( 1.) When in any Statute, statutory rule, by-law, or other
instrument, public or private, the term “felony," is
instrument, public or private, the term “murder” is
crimes of wilful murder, and murder, and each of them :
instrument, public or private, the term “larceny ” is
the crime of stealing :
instrument, public or private, reference is made to
the offence referred to :
instrument, public or private, reference is made to any
provisions or substituted provisions of the Code. FROM and after the coming into operation of the Code, tre person shall be liable to be tried or punished in Western Aus- Provisions of Code tralia as for an indictable offence, except under the express pro- tain exceptions.
cer. visions of the Code, or some other Statute Law of Western Ausmonwealth of Australia, or of the United Kingdom which is expressly applied to Western Australia, or which is in force in all parts of His Majesty's dominions not expressly excepted from its Western Australia of offenders who have, at places not in Western or which authorises the trial 'and punishment in