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OF THE

PROVINCE OF CANADA

PASSED IN THE

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NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH YEARS OF THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY

QUEEN VICTORIA

AND IN THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FIFTH PARLIAMENT

OF CANADA.

Begun and holden at Toronto on the Fifteenth of February, in the year of

Our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-Six.

HIS EXCELLENCY

SIR EDMUND WALKER HEAD, BARONET,

GOVERNOR GENERAL.

TORONTO:
PRINTED BY STEWART DERBISHIRE & GEORGE DESBARATS,

Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

Anno Domini, 1856.

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ANNO DECIMO-NONO

VICTORIÆ REGINÆ.

CAP. I.

An Act to provide for the holding of an additional

Term of the Appeal Side of the Court of Queen's
Bench for Lower Canada, in the present year.

[Assented to 21st April, 1856.]
HEREAS it has been found inconsistent with the other Preamble.

duties of the Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench for Lower Canada, that sittings of the Appeal Side of the said Court should be regularly held and the business before the Court proceeded with, in the March Term of the present year, and it is therefore expedient that another Term should be held for the despatch of such business : Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of Canada, enacts as follows:

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I. A Term of the Appeal Side of the said Court of Queen's An additional Bench shall be held in the City of Montreal from the seventh Term to be to the twenty-fourth day, both inclusive, of the month of May in held in 1856,

and at what the present year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, to time. which Term all the provisions of the Act constituting the said Court and all other provisions of law shall apply as they do to the Terms mentioned in the said Act: Provided always, that Proviso: as to any thing which ought to have been done in the March Term things which

should have of the Appeal Side of the said Court, but could not be done by been done at: reason of the non-sitting or the want of a quorum of the Court the March on any day in the said March Term, shall and may be done Term. with the same legal effect on any day in the Term to be held under this Act which the said Court shall appoint for the purpose, so that no legal right of any party shall be lost or impaired by the non-sitting of the said Court in the March Term, or by the lapse of time between it and the Term to be held under this Act.

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