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4. The trustees shall make an annual report to the Annual report. Council respecting the amount and state of the fund, showing how the same is invested and the name of every person receiving payment from the same, with the amount of the payment.

5. If the fund in any year is not sufficient to meet all Deficiency, how the claime against it, the sum required to meet any de- provided. ficiency shall be paid out of the revenues of the city, and -shall be provided for specially in the estimates and raised with the other rates.

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6. Every official or employee of the fire department, at who shall

contribute. the passing of this Act, who is appointed for life or on good behaviour, or who is annually appointed, and who is, at the passing of this Act, under the age of fifty-five years, and every official or employee who is hereafter appointed to any office in the fire department, held for good behaviour or which is annually filled by appointment, shall contribute to the fund an amount equal to four per cent. of his salary, such amount to be deducted monthly from his salary,

7. Every such official or employee of the city who, at who shall the passing of this Act, is over the age of fifty-five years participate.

, may, at his option, contribute such amount of four per cent. on his salary to the fund, and in such case shall be entitled to receive an allowance from the fund as hereinafter provided.

8. Every official or employee who has contributed to the Retirement of fund for ten years or more, and who has reached the

employees, of

age sixty years, may, on the recommendation of the Committee of Firewards, be permitted by the Council to retire from his employment and to receive from the fund an annual allowance for the remainder of his life. Such allowance shall be determined by the average amount of the yearly salaries on which he has contributed, and shall be equal to one-fiftieth of such average amount for each year in which he has contributed; provided, that in no case shall the amount of such allowance exceed thirty-fiftieths of such average amount.

9. Every official or employee who has contributed to the who may fund for thirty years or more, and who has reached the age

retire. of sixty years, shall be entitled to retire from his employment and to receive from the fund for the remainder of his life an annual allowance equal to thirty-fiftieths of such - average amount of his salary.

Incapacity for work.

10. (1) Every official or employee who has contributed to the fund for ten years or more, and who has on the recommendation of the Committee of Firewards, and on the report of two physicians, one of whom shall be the City Medical Officer, been declared by the Council to be incapacitated or unfit for the discharge of his duties, and is retired from his office or employment by a two-thirds majority vote of the whole Council, shall receive from the fund an annual allowance, computed as hereinbefore provided, until the amounts so paid by way of allowance, equal the amounts which he has contributed to the fund with interest thereon, at three per cent. per annum, and thereafter he may be paid from the general revenues of the city, to be raised by taxation, such allowance as the Council determines.

(2) Nothing in this section shall apply to any official or employee who is dismissed by the Council for misconduct or other cause.

Voluntary retirement.

11. (1) Any official or employee who is permanently appointed, and who has contributed to the fund for not less than two years, and who voluntarily retires from employment by the city without being permitted to receive an allowance on retirement as herein before provided, or is dismissed by the Council for cause, shall be entitled to receive from the fund in one payment one-half of the total amount which he has contributed, without interest.

(2) Any official or employee who is appointed from year to year, and any official whose office is abolished by law, and who has contributed to the fund for not less than two years and who fails at any time hereafter to be reappointed, or whose office is abolished, shall be entitled to receive from the fund in one payment an amount equal to the total of his contributions, without interest.

(3) In no case shall any official or employee who has contributed to the fund for less than two years be entitled to receive any allowance or payment whatever from the fund.

Wife or child to receive from

cases.

12. If any official or employee who has contributed to fund in certain the fund dies before being superannuated, leaving a wife or

child who is a minor or who is dependent upon him, such wife or child shall be entitled to receive from the fund in one payment an amount equal to his total contributions, without interest.

13. If

any official or employee who has been super-Death before annuated dies before he has received in allowances an allowance.

payment of amount equal to his contributions, leaving a wife or child who is a minor or who is dependent upon him, such wife or child shall be entitled to receive from the fund in one payment an amount equal to the difference between the amount which he has received and the total amount of his contributions, without interest.

other

14. In either of the cases specified in the next two pre- May be paid to ceding sections if the official or employee leaves at his death in certain cases. no wife or child, but leaves a mother or father or sister or other relative dependent upon him, the trustees of the fund may, in their discretion, pay to such relative the amount in such sections directed to be paid to such wife or child.

15. Any person who has been in the employ of the Fire Employees of

fire department. Department of the city of Halifax for not less than thirty years, and who has contributed to the fund for not less than ten years, and who has reached the age of sixty-five years may, on the recommendation of the Committee of Firewards, be permitted by the Council to retire from his employment and to receive for the remainder of his life an annual allowance equal to thirty-fiftieths of his average salaries as hereinbefore specified, and the difference between the amount of the allowance which he is entitled to receive from the fund and the amount of such thirty-fiftieths shall be paid out of the general revenue of the city raised by taxation,

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16. All allowances so paid under this Act shall be paid Allowances, quarterly in advance.

CHAPTER 73.

An Act to amend Chapter 51, Acts of 1905, entitled “Ad:
Act in respect to a Consolidated Fund for the

City of Halifax.”

(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)

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

Consolidated fund,

1. Whenever, by any Act of the Legislature, the city of Halifax is authorized to borrow money and to issue the stock or debentures of the city therefor, and the amount of (such stock or debentures at the par or nominal value thereof, fails to produce, when sold by the city, the amount so authorized to be borrowed, the treasurer of the city may, without further authority from the Legislature, but subject to a two-thirds vote of all the members of the Council, as provided for in section 311 of the City Charter, issue such additional amount of such stock or bonds as will, when sold by the city, produce such further amount as is required to make up the sum so authorized to be borrowed, and any stock or debentures so issued shall be valid and binding on the city, as though they had been expressly authorized by an Act of the Legislature, and the provisions of the Halifax City Consolidated Fund Act, 1905, shall apply thereto.

CHAPTER 74.

An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “ An
Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the

Town of Dartmouth.”

(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)

SECTION.

1. Power to lease dock.

SECTION.

2. Grant to Children's Aid Society.

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

Power to lease dock.

1. The following section is added to chapter 56, Acts of 1902:

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205. The town of Dartmouth shall have power to lease the northern half of the public dock, at the foot of Lyle Street,

to the North Star Rowing Club, Limited, for a term of ten years, upon such terms and conditions as the Town Council may determine.

2. The Town Council is hereby empowered to pay the Grant to Child

. sum of one thousand dollars to the Children's Aid Society for the County of Halifax towards the building fund of an hospital, or hospital and shelter for children, and the annual sum of one hundred dollars, for maintenance thereof, provided the same is approved by a vote of two-thirds of the members of the Town Council, and that the said sum of one thousand dollars shall be raised by debentures, which shall not be issued without the authority of the ratepayers, by vote at a public meeting.

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CHAPTER 75.

An Act to amend Chapter 56, Acts of 1902, entitled, “An
Act to consolidate the Acts relating to the

Town of Dartmouth.”

(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)

SECTION.

1. Names of employees to be furnished.
2. Power to borrow.
3.

Further power. 4. Debentures Act. 5. Sewerage rates.

SECTION.

6. Money paid to treasurer:
7. How assessed.
8. Chapter 73, Acts of 1906, amended,
9. Town meeting.

Name of em

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

ployees to be

furnished. 1. Every person, firm or corporation, who, within the town or school section of Dartmouth, employes in his trade, manufacture, enterprise, business or calling, one or more persons between the ages of eighteen and sixty years, resident in the town, and between the ages of twenty-one and sixty years, resident within the school section of Dartmouth, shall, within ten days after demand therefor, furnish to the assesscrs, or to the town clerk, in writing, the names and addresses of each of such employees. Every person, firm or corporation who fails to furnish the name and addresses of their employees, as required by this section, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding twenty dollars for each such offence.

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