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ACTS RELATING TO THE ATTENDANCE OF PUBLIC
OFFICERS, THE PAYMENT OF THEIR SALARIES
26 Vic. c. 8. An Act to amend the Act regulating the Hours of
Attendance of Public Officers. (Assented to 26th May 1863).
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and the birthdays of the King or Prince Consort, the Queen, or Queen Consort, and the Prince of Wales, are declared to be public holidays, but no provision is made for the celebration of those days as holidays, when they respectively happen to fall on a Sunday; for the remedying whereof, May it, &c.:
I. That when either of the days aforesaid shall fall on a Sun- Holidays fallday, the following day shall be observed and kept as a public ing on Sundays holiday.
to be observed II. Whereas, there happen occasions of national or local the following
day. interest, when it would be fitting to suspend the public business of the Colony for one day ; Be it enacted, that it shall be lawful Governor for the Governor, or Officer administering the Government, for authorized to the time being, to declare any day to be a public holiday, which appoint special may be deemed by him as entitled to be held as such, on the Holidays. grounds aforesaid.
III. That in order to mark and perpetuate the remembrance 3rd December of the day on which his Royal Highness Prince Alfred landed at declared a Nassau, in the year 1861 ; Be it enacted, that the third day of Public HoliDecember in every year, unless such day falls on a Sunday, and day. then, and in such case, the day following shall be observed and kept as a public holiday.
IV. That the first day of January in each year be also held as ist January a public holiday.
declared a Public Holi. day.
28 Vic. c. 24. An Act to regulate the holding of Office other
wise than by permanent Appointment. (Assented to 3rd May, 1865.) THEREAS particular qualifications are by law attached to PREAMBLE.
cannot be appointed thereto, and certain restrictions and disabilities are annexed to the holding of office in certain cases, which qualifications, restrictions, and disabilities have been held to apply to acting offices and to the persons so temporarily appointed, and it is expedient that the law should in that respect be amended ; May it, &c.:
28 Vic. c. 24. I. Whenever by law any qualification for the holding of any
particular office is required, or any restriction is placed on or disQualification
ability attached to the holder of any office, such qualification, refor holding
striction, or disability shall apply only to the permanent holder of office not to the office, and not to the person who may be appointed temporarily apply to acting to discharge the duties of such office; and any person temporarily appointments. appointed shall, notwithstanding his want of statutable or other
legal qualification, be entitled to receive and take the emoluments or portion of the emoluments of the office, the duties of which he shall be appointed to discharge, in the same and the like manner as if he possessed the qualification by law attached to the permanent holding thereof : Provided always, that nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to enable the Acting Assistant Justice to practise as a notary public, conveyancer, or as an advocate, proctor, counsel, or solicitor, in or out of any of the courts of these Islands, or in any other way whatsoever, or to remove the disabilities imposed by the sixteenth section of the twenty-first Vic
toria, chapter four. Offices com II. The words “offices” and “ office" as used in this Act, shall prised in this comprise the various judicial, civil, and ecclesiastical offices of the Act.
ABDUCTION of women, 61.
4 Will. 4, c. 2.. 182.
27 Vict. c. 8.. 249.
40 Geo. 3, c. 2 (in part) 1, 111, 116, 133, 175.
ss. 18 & 19 (in part) 252.
ACTS OF ASSEMBLY REPEALED-(continued).
3 Vict. c. 11 (in part) 197.
37 .. 111, 118, 123, 124, 125, 132, 133.
ss. 31, 32 .. 274, 280.
Ss. 33 to 39 .. 132.
c. 54, and 21 & 22 Vict. c. 47, to the colony) 1, 132.
ACTS OF ASSEMBLY REPEALED-(continued).
25 Vict. c. 5. . 233.
28 Vict. c. 31, s. 56 . . 79 & 133.
1 Mary, sess. 2, c. 7..1, 175.
21 & 22 Vict. c. 47 .. 132.
the Law of Partnership,” declared in force, 2.
procedure by summons, 35.
order for administration of real estate, 35.
the colony to be divided into two classes, 232; governor may place
may be assigned, ib.; contracts of service may be cancelled by
part of prison lot conveyed to Agricultural Society, 169.
may hold lands for term not exceeding 21 years, but not to vote or be
ALIEN COMPANY, governor in council may licence to hold land, 5.