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Administration and dis
posal of public lands
SALE OF LANDS VESTED IN HIS MAJESTY.
58. The commissioner shall have the administration and management of all lands taken for public works as herein provided and of all other lands the property of the Territories; and such lands may be disposed of from time to time under regulations to be prescribed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
(2) The said lands when required to be leased or transferred may be so leased or tranferred under the hand and official seal of the commissioner. 1900, c. 4, ss. 2, 3, 4.
59. The commissioner may when he deems it expedient to do so establish and maintain a public ferry or ferries on any river, stream or other body of water in the Territories; and may operate such ferry or ferries as a public work collecting thereon such tolls as he may fix and determine. C.O., c. 18, s. 22.
60. The commissioner may from time to time issue an annual licence to any person or persons for the establishment and operation of a private ferry or ferries on any river, stream or other body of water in the Territories granting the exclusive right to maintain and operate the said ferry or ferries within the limits specified in such licence and upon such terms as he may deem fit. C.O, c. 18, s. 3.
61. Every ferry licence granted shall specify the maximum specify tolls, rate of tolls which may be charged on such ferry, the kind and size of the scow, barge or boat to be used in such ferrying, the limits of the river, stream or other body of water within which such ferry is to be operated and the hours during which such ferries shall be operated. C.O., c. 18, ss. 5, 7.
Licence to be posted up
No tolls to be charged school children
Mails not to be obstructed
ing to pay tolls
62. Every person holding a licence for a ferry shall keep it posted up at all times in a conspicuous place on such ferry.
63. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance no toll shall be charged for children going to or returning from school and in no case shall His Majesty's mail be obstructed or a higher rate be charged for the conveyance thereof than the rates that may be charged according to the terms of the licence between the hours of six o'clock in the morning and nine o'clock in the evening. C.O., c. 18, s. 8.
64. If any person using an authorised ferry refuses to pay persons refus the authorised toll or rates chargeable for ferrying him or his property the licencee of such ferry may forthwith seize any property in possession of the offender then being ferried and hold the same; and such person shall be guilty of an offence
and upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $50 and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two months; and the property so seized shall be liable for the payment of the fine and the toll and the costs of the prosecution and may be sold under distress warrant to satisfy such charges. C.O., c. 18, s. 11.
ferry to be
65. The immediate approaches to every ferry shall be kept Approaches to in such order and condition by the licencee as is necessary to kept in order make the ferry accessible at all times for loaded vehicles and animals attached thereto without danger or injury. C.O., c. 18,
66. A ferry on any stream, river or other body of water Ferry not to that may be fordable at any time shall not be used to block up injure ford or injure such ford or fords or the landing therefrom; nor shall the licencee do any act which will make the ford on any such stream, river or other body of water more difficult or dangerous than it would otherwise have been. C.O., c. 18, s. 13.
rights of licen
67. Any person unlawfully interfering with the rights of Punishment any licensed ferryman by taking, carrying or conveying ence with within the limits of any such ferry licence across the stream, sed ferryman river or other body of water on which the same is situate any person or personal property or any vehicle or animal in any scow, barge or boat or any raft or other contrivance for hire or reward or hindering or interfering with such licencee in any way shall be guilty cf an offence and upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding $100 for each such offence and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment for any period not exceeding three months. C.Ò., c. 18, s. 16.
PROVISION FOR LOW WATER.
68. In case the water in any stream, river or other body of Licencee to provide small water in respect of which the licence for the operation of a boat or canoe ferry has been issued becomes too shallow to permit of such ferry being operated, the licencee shall provide and keep a sinall boat or canoe with which he shall transfer foot passengers and their baggage across such stream, river or other body of water; and for such service the licencee shall be allowed to charge the fees prescribed in his licence for like services by means of the ferry. C.O., c. 18, s. 17.
INSPECTION OF FERRIES.
69. The commissioner may from time to time appoint such Inspection of person as he may see fit to inspect and report on the condition of any ferry or with reference to the complaint of any person using or desiring to use such ferry; and if at any time the person or persons holding a ferry licence fail to comply with
Penalty for violating
terms of licence or Ordinance
Fees to be paid
the written instructions of the commissioner by neglecting to repair any scow, barge or boat used in connection with such ferry or to provide a new scow, barge or boat in place of any one considered as being unsafe or by not providing safe and sufficient immediate approaches to such ferry he or they shall forfeit his or their licences. C.O., c. 18, s. 18.
PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES BY LICENCEES.
70. Any licencee violating any of the terms or conditions of his licence or of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and be liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $50 and in default of payment thereof to imprisonment for any period not exceeding one month unless the fine and costs are sooner paid; and shall be further liable to forfeit his licence under the direction of the commissioner. C.O., c. 18, s. 19.
71. All money received for ferry licences, fees or bonuses revenue fund under this Ordinance shall be deposited to the credit of the general revenue fund of the Territories. C.O., c. 18, s. 21.
Penalty for unlicensed ferry
Penalty for obstructing public high
Penalty for injuring public work
Traffic on bridges
72. Any person operating a private ferry without having first obtained a licence therefor as provided by this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a fine of $10 for each and every day that such ferry is operated without such licence.
PROTECTION OF PUBLIC WORKS.
73. Any person who obstructs or interferes in any manner with any road allowance or other surveyed highway vested in His Majesty as herein provided shall be guilty of an offence and upon summary conviction thereof shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $50 or imprisonment for thirty days or both.
74. Any person who carelessly or wilfully breaks, cuts, fills up or otherwise injures any public work shall be guilty of an offence and upon summary conviction thereof be fined a sum not exceeding $100 and costs and in default of payment after conviction may be imprisoned for a period not exceeding sixty days; and the justice of the peace may further order the offender to forthwith repair any such damage or remove any obstruction as aforesaid.
(2) Any person who rides or drives any horse, mule or horned cattle upon or across any bridge the property of His Majesty at a pace faster than a walk shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable upon summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $25.
(3) Any person who wilfully places any obstruction on any bridge the property of His Majesty or who in any way prevents, hinders or causes delay to any person desiring to
travel across such bridge shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable upon summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $50.
(4) Every person who uses any bridge the property of His Majesty in connection with the movement of any portable steam engine or any steam traction engine shall provide suffcient plank of not less than two inches in thickness and twelve inches in width to be laid longitudinally upon the flooring of such bridge under the wheels of such portable steam engine or steam traction engine; and any person neglecting or refusing to provide and use such planks shall be guilty of an offence and liable upon summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $50. C.O., c. 9, s. 33.
streets, etc., in
75. The registration in the land titles office of the plan of Registration the subdivision into lots or blocks of any land not within the of plan to vest limits of an incorporated city or town shall vest the title to all Crown' streets, lanes, parks or other reserves for public purposes shown on such plan in His Majesty; and no change or alteration in the boundaries of any such street, lane, park or public reserve shall be made without the consent of the commissioner having been first obtained.
to be filed in
76. A copy of the plan of every subdivision of any section Copy of plan or quarter section of land or any river lot in the Territories department into lots or blocks shall be filed in the department.
(2) Such copy shall be duly certified as being a correct copy of the original plan of such subdivision by the surveyor who makes the survey of the same or by the owner of the land shown on such plan or some person on his behalf.
77. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may from time to Lieutenant time make such regulations and prescribe such forms as may prescribe be deemed necessary for the proper carrying into effect of the provisions of this Ordinance.
78. Chapter 9 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898, chapter Repeal 15 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898, chapter 18 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898 and chapter 4 of the Ordinances of 1900 are hereby repealed.
In any Ordin ance Queen's
An Ordinance to amend Chapter 11 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898, intituled "An Ordinance respecting Public Printing."
[Assented to May 22, 1901.]
HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and
To Lent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories
enacts as follows:
1. Chapter 11 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898 is hereby amended by striking out the word "Queen's" wherever it occurs therein and substituting in lieu thereof the word "government."
2. Section 2 of the said Ordinance is hereby amended by inserting after the word "publication" in the second line thereof the words "not less than."
3. Wherever the expression "Queen's printer" occurs in Ordinance it shall be understood to refer to the govern means "Gov- ment printer appointed under the provisions of the said Chapter 11 of The Consolidated Ordinances 1898 as amended by this Ordinance.