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[1st March, 1913.]
IS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the
enacts as follows:
R.S.B.C. 1911, c. 4.
1. This Act may be cited as the "Administration Act Amendment Short title. Act, 1913."
2. Section 38 of chapter 4 of the "Revised Statutes of British Amends s. 38. Columbia, 1911," being the " Administration Act," is hereby amended by adding thereto the following as subsections (2) and (3) —
"(2.) Every executor or administrator of the estate of an Official Administrator so dying and every Official Administrator so resigning or being removed, whether before or after the passing of this Act, shall, upon request in writing of the Attorney-General so to do, forthwith deliver over to such successor, or to such other person as the Attorney-General may appoint to receive the same, all books, accounts, letters, papers, and documents of every description in his possession or under his control relating to any estate administered by any such Official Administrator so dying, resigning, or being removed, or to his office of Official Administrator.
"(3.) Any person contravening or committing any breach of the provisions of this section, or refusing, omitting, or neglecting to fulfil, observe, carry out, or perform any duty or obligation by this section created, prescribed, or imposed, shall be liable, upon summary conviction, to a fine of not more than three hundred dollars; and such person, upon any repetition by him of any such breach, refusal, omission, or neglect, shall be liable to a like fine, or to imprisonment, with or without hard labour, for any period not exceeding six months, or to both fine and imprisonment."
Amends s. 42.
3. Section of said chapter 4 is hereby amended by adding thereto the following as subsection (2):—
2) Provided that no lease, sale, or other disposition by an Official Administrator under the provisions of this section, or by an Official Administrator or personal representative of an intestate under any of the provisions of this Act, of land in which to the knowledge of such Official Administrator or personal representative an infant is concerned or interested shall be made without first complying with the provisions of section 14 of the Official Guardians Act.'"
Printed by WILLIAM H. CULLIN, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
An Act to amend the "Agricultural Associations Act." R.S.B.C. 1911, c. 6.
[1st March, 1913.]
IS MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the "Agricultural Associations Act Short title. Amendment Act, 1913."
2. Section 36 of the "Agricultural Associations Act," being
chapter 6 of the "Revised Statutes of British Columbia, 1911," is
hereby repealed, and the following is substituted therefor :
"36. (1.) Any twenty-five or more persons who desire to asso- Incorporation. ciate themselves together for any or all of the purposes following,
that is to say:
"(a.) The manufacturing of cheese, butter, cider, jams, pickles, and spray mixtures, and the drying and canning of fruit and vegetables;
"(b.) The keeping of swine, and the manufacture and sale of the various products resulting therefrom;
"(c.) The dealing in poultry, eggs, milk, cream, and all other agricultural and horticultural products and in supplies required by patrons of such association;
"(d.) The dealing in flour, feed, fertilizers, spray materials, and their accessories, and in foods of all kinds for farm stock, for the purpose of supplying the same to the patrons of the association;
"(e.) The erection, and maintenance of a cold-storage plant and the sale of ice; and
"(f.) For any purpose which may be approved by the Minister having for its object the development of agriculture,—
Change of name.
Business may be extended.
Amends s. 45.
Requirements of association before obtaining loan.
Prospect of success.
may make, sign, and file the declaration mentioned in section 8 of
"(2.) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, on application.
3. Section 37 of said chapter 6 is hereby repealed, and the following is substituted therefor:
"37. Any association formed under the provisions of the Dairy Associations Act, 1895,' or the 'Dairy Associations Act' of the 'Revised Statutes, 1897,' may extend its business so as to include the purposes and objects mentioned in subsections (b), (c), (d), and (e) of the last preceding section:
"Provided the shareholders, by a vote of at least two-thirds of the shareholders present in person or by proxy at a special general meeting of the association duly called for considering the subject, of which ten days' notice shall have been given, shall determine to extend its business to any one or more of the said objects."
4. Section 45 of said chapter 6 is hereby amended by striking out the word "one-half" in the last line thereof, and inserting in lieu thereof the words " eighty per centum."
5. Section 46 of said chapter 6 is hereby repealed, and the following is substituted therefor :
"46. Every association incorporated under this Part of this Act
"(a.) That the district within which it proposes to operate is
Verified statement to and shall
transmit to the Minister a statement verified by the be sent to Minister. statutory declaration of its president, secretary, or manager,
"(d.) The number of members of the company or association :
"(f.) All mortgages or charges (if any) standing against the property of the association:
"(g.) Such other information in its possession or power as may be called for by any regulations framed under this Act or which the Minister may require."
6. Section 47 of said chapter 6 is hereby repealed, and the following is substituted therefor:
“47. Every loan made under the provisions of this Part of this Loan repayable. Act shall be repayable and repaid to the Minister on behalf of the Province within twenty years from the date of the loan, and shall in the meantime and until fully repaid bear interest at the rate of four per centum per annum, payable yearly; and in addition to such interest the association obtaining such loan shall, for the creation of a sinking fund for the repayment of the loan, beginning three years from the date of such loan, pay to the Minister, concurrently with such interest, such further annual sum as will, if accumu lated at compound interest by investing the same and the resulting income thereof in and upon any of the public stocks or securities of the Province, produce a sum sufficient to repay the whole capital sum of the loan at the termination of the loan period; and the Application of Minister shall invest such annual sum accordingly as and when received, and shall apply the fund thereby created and existing at the termination of the loan period in and towards the repayment of such loan, but so nevertheless that, if such fund shall be insufficient to answer the whole of such loan, the deficiency shall be made up and paid by the association."
7. Section 48 of said chapter 6 is hereby repealed, and the following is substituted therefor:
"48. In respect of all moneys loaned to any association under Bond for payment this Part of this Act, the association shall execute a bond in such form as the Minister shall require for the payment to the Minister on behalf of the Province of the loan and the interest thereon, and also of such annual sum as in the circumstances shall be required for the creation of the sinking fund; and the Minister, on behalf of the Province, shall, by virtue of this Act and without further deed or instrument in writing, and whether reference thereto be made in such bond or not, have a first charge and mortgage upon all the property and assets of the association, including the unpaid amount of the capital stock of the association, for which both those persons who were shareholders at the time when a loan was made, and also all persons to whom any of the said shares may at any time thereafter have been transferred or assigned, shall be liable until each such share is fully paid up; and if the association shall at any time make default in payment of the yearly interest or any portion thereof, or of any annual sum required for the creation and main