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Passed in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sessions of the Third Parliament of Canada.





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This volume is a reprint of such Statutes of the Parliament of Canada, passed from 1875 to 1877, both-inclusive, as have reference exclusively (or almost entirely so) to Criminal Law or Procedure.

Being reprints, no alterations have been made where sections have been amended or repealed. Any amending or repealing Acts will be found in the volume..

It must be noted also that very many of the General Statutes of Canada, passed during the same period, have penal clauses inserted in them. Such clauses are not to be found in this volume. For access to them, reference must be had to the volume of Statutes of each year, in which such Statutes appear at length

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An Act to amend the Acts for the better Preservation

of the Peace in the vicinity of Public Works.

(Assented to 8th April, 1875.]

HER Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Preamble.

I Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. The operation of the Act passed in the Session held in acts 32-33 V., the thirty-second and thirty-third years of Her Majesty's c. 24; and 33

f V., c. 28 cited. reign, and intituled “An Act for the better Preservation of the Peace in the vicinity of Public Works," as the same is amended by the Act passed in the thirty-third year of Her Majesty's reign, intituled “An Act to amend an Act for the better Preservalion of the Peace in the vicinity of Public Works,” is hereby extended to any place or places in Canada, And extended within the limits or in the vicinity whereof any railway, to certa

ay other works. canal, road, bridge or other work of any kind is in progress of construction, and to any place or places at or near which any mining operations are being carried on, and to which the Governor in Council may deem it expedient to apply the provisions of the said Acts-whether such work be constructed or carried on by the Government of Canada or of any Province of Canada, or by any incorporated company, or by any municipal corporation, or by private enterprise ; and the expression “Public Work” in the said Acts or Expression either of them shall hereafter be understood to include any working such work as aforesaid, and the Governor in Council shall terpreted. have the same powers with reference to any such work as with reference to works constructed by the Government of Canada.



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