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CHAPTER 7.

An Act Respecting Certain Land Damages in Connection with Railway Construction Work, or Unfinished

Rail-Work in the Province of Nova Scotia.

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Whereas in the course of the railway construction work in Caledonia, Queens County, before the acquiring, completing or constructing of the New Germany and Caledonia branch or line of railway by the Halifax and South Western Railway Company, certain work clearing or grading was done by or for the Nova Scotia Southern Railway Company, Limited, or Robert G. Hervey, beyond or outside the line, work or premises of or since acquired by the said Halifax and South Western Company, with resulting injury to the lands of several persons;

And whereas, no claims for such injuries were before the Commissioner, Henry T. Ross, appointed under provisions of Chapter 26 of the acts of 1903, and there remain certain funds, awarded by said commissioner in respect tɔ said New Germany and Caledonia branch or line, unclaimed, after several years, by the parties to whom the same were awarded, and the whereabouts and identity of such parties are unknown, and it appears advisable to devote some portion of said unclaimed funds to the compensating for such injury to lands;

Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:

1. It shall be lawful for the Governor-in-Council, Amounts from the amounts awarded by Henry T. Ross, com- unpaid, how

awarded and 1 missioner, under chapter 26 of the acts of 1903, and settled. remaining unpaid and unclaimed by the party or parties in whose favor the same were awarded, to order and direct the payment of compensation for any damages to lands by work, clearing or grading done by or for the Nova Scotia Southern Railway Company, Limited, or by or for Robert G. Hervey,

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in the course of railway construction work at Caledonia, in the county of Queens, before the acquiring, completing or constructing of the line of railway from New Germany to Caledonia by the Halifax and South Western Railway Company, beyond or outside the line work or premises of or since acquired by said Halifax and South Western Railway Company, provided such injury and the amount thereof shall, in the case of each claimant or tract of land, have been first certified by the Provincial Engineer.

CHAPTER 8.

An Act Respecting an Annuity to James H. Austin.

(Passed the 23rd day of April, A. D. 1909).

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Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly as follows:

Superannua tion.

1. A sum not to exceed nine hundred dollars per annum shall be paid in quarterly payments during his lifetime to James H. Austin, for many years employed in the Department of Crown Lands of this Province.

Payments 2. The payments of such annuity shall begin at when to begin.

such time and be subject to such terms and conditions as the Governor-in-Council determines.

CHAPTER 9.

An Act to Provide for the Superannuation of Lydia

Smith.

(Passed the 23rd day of April, A. D. 1909.)

SECTION 1. Superannuation.

Be it enacted by the Governor, Councill, and Assembly, as follows:

1. The Governor-in-Council is authorized to pay SuperannuaLydia Smith, nurse in the Nova Scotia Hospital,

, after her retirement from the service of the province

as such nurse,' a sum not exceeding twenty dollars à - month during the period of her life.

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SECTION 1. Section 5, Chapter 174, R. S.,

N. S., amended. 2. Sub-section (a) Section 2,

Chapter 142, R. S., N. S.,

amended. 3. Chapter 136, R. S., N. S.,

amended. Chapter 136, R. S., N. S.,

further amended. 4 Form of notice where reso

lution passed by virtue of Sub-section (2) of Section 2, Chapter 20, Acts 1908, entitled "An Act to amend

Chapter 73, R. S., N. S.” 5. Section 54, Chapter 11, R. S.,

N. S., amended.
Section 265 of said chapter

71, amended.
Section 129 of said chapter

71, amended. Section 116 of said chapter

71, repealed; another substituted. Sub-section 2 of section 191

of said chapter 71, amended. 6. Section 17. Chapter 1. Acts

1903-4, amending Chapter

91, R. S., N. S., amended. 7. Section 56 (A) added to

Chapter 102, R. S., N. S.

SECTION. 8. Sub-section added to Section

134, Chapter 70, R. S., N. S. 9. Section 80 of said chapter 70,

repealed; another substi

tuted. 10. Section 6 added to Chapter

41. R. S., N. S. 11. Schedule to Chapter 185

R. S., N. S., amended. 12. Sub-sections (b) and

(d), Section 2, Acts 1908, amending Chapter 164, R. S.,

N. S., repealed. 18. Chapter 41, R. S., N. S.,

amended. 14. Section

131

(A) added to Chapter 158, R. S., N. S. 15. Paragraph 2, clause (1), sub

section (3) of section 3, Chapter 4, R, S., N. S., as amended by section 1. Chapter 23, Acts 1905,

further amended. 16. Section added to Chapter 91,

R. S., N. S. 17. Section 27, Chapter 151,

R. S., N. S., amended. 18. Section 15. Chapter 95, R. S.,

N S., amended. 19.

Section when to be in force.

Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:

Chapter 174,

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1. Section five of chapter 174, Revised Statutes, Section 5 1900, “The Overholding Tenants' Act,” is amended by R... n. š., adding after the word "court" in the eighteenth line amended. of said section the words "and the costs of such proceeding shall be taxed and allowed."

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2. Sub-section (a) of section 2 of chapter 142, Sub-section (a) Revised Statutes, 1900, "The Bills of Sale Act," is Chapter 112, amended by adding thereto the words “or assignments amended.

R. S. N. S.,

made pursuant to an order of an examiner under the Collection Act."

Chapter 136

3. Chapter 136, Revised Statutes, 1900, “Of the Law R. S., N. S., amended. and Transfer of Real Property, is amended as

follows:

(1) Section one of said chapter 136 is amended by inserting after the word “aliens" and before the word “and" in the first line of said section, the word “corporations.

(2) Section two of said chapter 136 is amended by inserting before the word “company” in the third line thereof, the words “corporation or.'

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(3) Said chapter 136 is further amended by adding further amend- thereto the following section :

Chapter 136,
R. S., N. S.,

“26. (1) A contingent, an executory, and a future interest, and a possibility coupled with an interest in land, whether the object of the gift or limitation of such interest or possibility be or be not ascertained, also a right of entry, whether immediate or future, and whether vested or contingent into or upon land, may be disposed of by deed. (Eng. 8 & 9 Vict., C. 106, sec. 6).

(2) Every deed, in actions brought after the coming into force of this act, shall be deemed to have effectually passed any such interest, possibility or right of entry which the grantor had into or upon the land mentioned in such deed, as if the preceding sub-section had always been the law in this Province.”

Form of notice 4. In case any resolution is passed by the council tion passed by under the provisions of sub-section (2) of section 2 virtue of subsection (2) of

of chapter twenty, acts of 1908, entitled an act to

amend chapter 73, Revised Statutes, 1900, “The Acts 1908, en: Assessment Act,” the notice of rating required by titled "An Act

section 90 of said assessment act shall be as follows: Chapter 73

section 2, Chapter 20,

to amend

R. S.. N. S.

FORM 0. O.

(Section 90).

NOTICE OF RATING IN TOWNS,

To......

You are hereby notified that you are rated in the Town of ....

.for rates and taxes for the current year 19 the sum of $ .

which sum, if not paid on or before the
..day of
..

19
may be collected by warrant of distress without further
notice, together with the costs and expenses of levy and
sale of your goods and of the proceedings incidental
thereto; if the said sum is paid before the
day of..... ......19... to the Treasurer
of the Town, at his office, a discount of ...
per cent. will be deducted from the said sum.

(And further take notice that if the said sum is not paid until after the ...

day of ..... ...19......, interest will be payable thereon at the rate of .. ..per cent. per annum.)

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5. Chapter 71, Revised Statutes, 1900, "The Towns' Section 54 Incorporation Act,” is amended as follows:

Chapter 71, R. S., N. S. amended,

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• (1) Section fifty-four of said chapter 71 is amended by adding thereto the following sub-section:

“ (3) Notwithstanding sub-section one of this sec

" tion, any chief inspector or inspector of licensed premises appointed for a municipality may be appointed to and hold office of Chief Inspector or Inspector for a Town.'

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