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in the Supreme Court or Court of Chancery of this Island, unless he complies with the provisions of the said recited Act, Incorporating the Law Society of Prince Edward Island, and all by-laws made or to be made from time to time pursuant to that Act.

8. Nothing in this Act shall affect the power of the Society under the fourteenth section of the said Act of Incorporation, to expel members in manner thereby provided.


An Act to amend An Act to consolidate and amend the Acts incorporating the town of Summerside.”

[Assented to, 7th May, 1887.]


E it enacted by the Lieutenant Governor, Preamble.

Council and Assembly, as follows: –

Town Council

1. That the Town Council of the town of Summerside shall have power to borrow a sum empowered not exceeding the sum of four thousand dollars, for the purpose of paying off the indebtedness of the town, incurred by the purchase of a steam fire-engine; and they are hereby authorized and empowered to issue debentures to secure the payment thereof, in manner prescribed by the seventy-second section of the Act forty-nine Victoria, chapter eleven. Provided always that nothing herein contained shall be construed to Proviso. permit the said Council to exceed the borrowing limit in said statute prescribed, further than the said sum of four thousand dollars, for the purpose aforesaid.


2. The seventy-fourth section of said recited Act, is hereby amended by striking out the words “the time the same are approved of by the Lieutenant Governor in Council,” in the third and fourth lines of said section from the top (as published by the Queen's Printer in the bound volume of the Acts of the General Assembly of this Island, for the year Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six), and inserting in lieu thereof, and substituting therefor the words “the passing and enacting thereof, or from the time when such by-laws shall declare the same to come into force respectively."


3. The seventy-fifth section of the said recited Act is hereby amended by striking out the words "and approved of as aforesaid,” in the eighth line of said section from the top, as published as aforesaid.


4. Section one hundred and eighteen of said recited Act is hereby repealed.


An Act prohibiting interment in the Catholic burial ground, in the fifth ward of Charlottetown.

[Assented to, 7th May, 1887.]



HEREAS, it is essential to the salubrity

of the city, and health of the inhabitants, that the interment of human dead bodies in the burial ground hereinafter mentioned, should be prohibited.

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

1. From and after the passing of this Act, Unlawful to it shall not be lawful to inter any dead body in buy, &c. the Catholic burying ground, situated on the north side of the Saint Peter's Road, in the fifth ward of the City of Charlottetown.

2. Each and every transgression of the pro-Fine. hibitions of the preceeding section, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, to be recovered with costs before a court of competent jurisdiction, from the party or parties transgressing, or who may be engaged in the interment of any dead body contrary to the said section.

3. Every action for the recovery of fines, Action. under this Act, shall be brought in the name of Her Majesty the Queen, and proof of the breach of any of the provisions of this Act, shall be made by the oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses.

4. All fines recovered under this Act, shall Fines belong belong to the corporation of the City of Charlottetown, and be paid to them.

to city.


An Act to enable the Diocesan Church Society to avail itself of the interest of the “ Clergy Endowment Fund."

[Assented to, 7th May, 1887.)

HEREAS, it is deemed expedient that Preamble.

certain moneys known as the “Clergy Endowment Fund," "should be more effectually vested in the Diocesan Church Society.

Interest as ordinary revenue.

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

1. That it shall and may be lawful for the Diocesan Church Society of Prince Edward Island, to treat the interest accruing upon the moneys held by the said Society, for a Clergy Endowment Fund, as part of its ordinary revenue, and to yearly expend the same for the legitimnate purposes of the Society, in conformity with the rules and regulations which govern its expenditure.




An Act to Incorporate the Trusties of the Orwell Presbyterian Church.

[Assented to, 7th May, 1887.) E it enacted by the Lieutenant Govern ir,

Council and Assembly, as follows:1. That John McLeod, Donald Ross, John McLeod, John A. McQueen, Alexander W. McLeod, H. D. McLeod, and John Norman McLeod, trustees, and all members and ratepayers of the Orwell Presbyterian Church, and their successors in office, who shall also be members and rat payers of the saic Church, are hereby created a body corporate by the name of " The Trustees of the Orwell Presbyterian Church,” and by that name shall have all the general powers and privileges incident to a corporation by the statutes of this Island relating to corporations so far as necessary for the purposes of this Act: and may purchase, hold, acqnire, possess, ard enjoy any real and personal estate within this Island.

Corporate name.


2. There shall be seven trustees appointed Trustees. to manage the affairs of said corporation, of whom five shall form a quorum. and said Trustees shall hold office during pleasure.

3. The annual meeting of the congregation Annual meetto elect trustees and transact other business appertaining to said congregation shall be held annually on the second Monday of December in each year, the first of such annual meetings to be held on the twelfth day of December, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

4. That if the congregation of the sail Trustees may Church decide that it would be for the interest and others

elected. of the congregation to dismiss the trustees, or any of them, or should any vacancy or vacancies occur in the trusteeship, the said congregation may call a meeting for the purpose of dismissing and electing a new trustee or trustees, or to fill any vacancy or vacanies in the trusteeship; said meeting may be called by a notice read from the pulpit of the said Church immediately after divine service, on each of two Lord's days next preceding the day of said meeting, or by a notice inserted for at least two weeks in some one of the loral newspapers published in Charlottetown, in said Island, and all dismissals and elections of trustees shall be determined by the vote of the majority of the male members and adherents of said Church present at such meeting, who shall have paid or contributed to the funds of the said Church annually the sum of three dollars currency, and who shall not be in arrears for any part thereof for the preceding financial year of the said Church of which payment or

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