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NO. 1 OF 1895.
AN ORDINANCE FOR GRANTING TO THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR CERTAIN SUMS OF MONEY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSES OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF THE TERRITORIES FOR THE TWELVE MONTHS ENDING 31ST AUGUST, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND NINETY-SIX. AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RELATING THERETO.
[Assented to 30th September, 1895.]
MAY IT PLEASE YOUR HONOR:
Whereas it appears by message from His Honor Charles Herbert Mackintosh, the Lieutenant-Governor of the North-West Territories, and the estimates accompanying the same, that the sums hereinafter mentioned in the Schedule to this Ordinance are quired to defray certain expenses of the public service of the Territories, and for other purposes relating thereto, for the twelve months ending 31st August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six : May it therefore please Your Honor that it may be enacted and it is therefore hereby enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, as follows:
(1) From and out of the fund at the disposal of the North-West Government, there shall and may be paid and applied a sum (not exceeding in the whole) two hundred and fifty thousand three hundred and seventynine dollars for defraying the several charges and expenses of the public service of the Territories for the twelve months ending thirty-first August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, as set forth in the Schedule to this Ordinance;
(2) The due application of all moneys expended under this Ordinance shall be duly accounted for.
Sums granted to the Lieutenant-Governor, by this Ordinance, for the twelve months ending 31st August, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, and the purposes for which they are granted.
To defray the expenses of the Government of the North-West Territories for the twelve months ending the 31st August, 1896, as follows:
Expenditure under "The Ordinance respecting"
Expenditure under "The Hospitals Ordinance"
Expenditure under "The Liquor License Ordinance
1891-92" and Amendments...
Caretakers and Messengers.
Stationery, telegrams, postage and telephone.
Newspapers and Periodicals
Expenditure under "The Agricultural Societies Ordinance" and Amendments.
Aid to Statute Labor Districts and Municipalities.. Speaker's Salary, Sessional Indemnity and Travelling expenses of members for Session of 1895 to be paid under provisions of "An Ordinance) respecting the Legislative Assembly".
3,500 00 5,000 00
to enquire into
NO. 2 OF 1895.
AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING COMMISSION-
[Assented to 30th September, 1895.]
The Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, enacts as follows:
Lieut.-Gov.-in- 1. The Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council may, when Council may he deems it expedient to cause enquiry to be made commissioners into and concerning any matter within the jurisdiction certain of the Legislative Assembly, and connected with the good government of the Territories or the conduct of the public business thereof, appoint Commissioners to make such enquiry and to report thereon.
Powers of 2. He may, by the commission by which he appoints commissioners them, confer upon the commissioners the power of attendance of summoning witnesses before them and to require such witnesses, &c. witnesses to give evidence on oath, orally or in writing,
or on solemn affirmation if they are persons entitled to affirm in civil matters, and to produce such documents and things as the commissioners may deem requisite to the full investigation of the matters into which they are appointed to enquire; and the commissioners shall have the same power to enforce the attendance of witnesses, and to compel them to give evidence, as is vested in any court of record in civil cases.