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so far as they are to be exercised or performed within. the Districts of any one of the said Deputy Sheriff's, or as they affect property and person in the Districts of any one of such Deputy Sheriff's, be exercised and performed by such Deputy Sheriff's respectively; and in respect of mesne and final process intended to affect real or personal property situate within the Districts of any one of the said Deputy Sheriffs, such Deputy Sheriff shall have and perform all the powers, duties and obligations of the Sheriff of his Judicial District; and such process shall, for the purpose of binding such property, be placed in the hands of such Deputy Sheriff and need not be placed in the hands of the Sheriff of his Judicial District; and such Deputy Sheriffs shall have and use a duplicate of the seal of the Sheriff's of their respective Judicial Districts, and keep such books as are kept by Sheriffs.
11. The Deputy Sheriffs at Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Security by Deputy Battleford and Moose Jaw within one month after the Sherine and passing hereof, and the Deputy Sheriff at Yorkton C before entering upon the duties of his office, shall each give security to the Lieutenant-Governor to the satisfaction of the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council in the sum of Two thousand dollars for the due performance of the duties and obligations of his said office and for the due payment over to the persons entitled thereto of all moneys received by him by virtue of his said office, and any person sustaining damage by reason of the non-performance or improper or undue performance of any of such duties or obligations, by reason of the non-payment over of such moneys, shall have and possess a right of action against such Deputy Sheriff and his sureties upon such security for the amount of such damages; and the Deputy Clerks at Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Battleford and Moose Jaw within one month after the passing hereof, and the Deputy Clerk at Yorkton before entering upon the duties of his office, shall each give security to the Lieutenant-Governor to the satisfaction of the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council in the sum of one thousand dollars for the due performance of the duties and obligations of his said office and for the due payment
Merks and Sheriffs not Secountable for acts of
Deputy Clarks and Sheriffs
over to the persons entitled thereto of all moneys received by him by virtue of his said office, and any person sustaining damage by reason of non-performance or improper or undue performance of any such duties or obligations by reason of the non-payment over of any such moneys shall have and possess a right of action against such Deputy Clerk and his sureties upon such security for the amount of such damages.
12. The Sheriffs and Clerks respectively for said Judicial Districts of Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Western Assiniboia shall not, after the giving of such security by their said respective Deputies, be answerable or accountable for the acts or non-performance or improper performance, of the duties and obligations of their respective offices, and the said Sheriff and Clerk of Eastern Assiniboia shall not be at any time answerable or accountable for the acts or non-performance or improper performance by their respective Deputies of such duties.
13. Such Deputy Clerks and Deputy Sheriffs, while t to practise holding office, shall not be permitted to practice, directAdvocates. ly or indirectly, as advocates for the North-West Ter
14. Ordinance No 10 of 1891-2 and Ordinance No. 7 of 1894 are hereby repealed.
NO. 11 OF 1895.
AN ORDINANCE RESPECTING THE LEGISLA-
(Assented to 30th September, 1895.)
The Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice. and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, enacts as follows:
1. The Legislative Assembly shall be composed of Legislative twenty-nine members elected to represent the electoral districts set forth in Schedule “A” to this Ordinance.
2. The quorum required for the transaction of Quorum. business in the Legislative Assembly shall be ten, of whom the Speaker may be one.
may call upon
3. Whenever the Speaker of the Legislative Assem- Speaker leavbly, from illness or other cause, finds it necessary to ing the chair leave the chair during any part of the sitting of the Deputy said House on any day, he may call upon the Deputy a member to Speaker or, in his absence, upon any member of the House to take the chair and act as Speaker during the remainder of such day, unless the Speaker himself resumes the chair before the close of such sitting of that day; and the Deputy Speaker, or the member so called upon, shall take the chair and act as Speaker accordingly; and any Ordinance passed and every Order made and thing done, by the said Legislative Assembly while such Deputy Speaker or member is acting as Speaker as aforesaid shall be valid and effectual to all intents and purposes as if done while the Speaker himself was presiding in the chair.
In absence of
In absence of
Validity of acts done in absence of Speaker.
Questions decided by majority of voices.
Casting vote by Speaker,
may vacate his seat.
4. Whenever the House is informed by the Clerk at the Table, of the unavoidable absence of Mr. Speaker, the Deputy Speaker, if present, shall take the Chair and shall perform the duties and exercise the authority of Speaker in relation to all the proceedings of the House until the meeting of the House on the next sitting day and so on from day to day on the like information being given to the House until the House otherwise orders.
5. Whenever the House is informed by the Clerk at the Table of the unavoidable absence of both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, it shall be lawful for the said Assembly to elect a member to take the Chair and preside as Speaker for that day.
6. Every Ordinance passed and every Order made and thing done by the said Assembly, while such Deputy Speaker or member is acting or presiding as Speaker as aforesaid, shall be as valid and effectual to all intents and purposes as if done while the Speaker. himself was presiding in the chair.
7. Questions arising in the Legislative Assembly shall be decided by a majority of voices other than that of the Speaker, and when the voices are equal, but not otherwise, the Speaker shall have a vote.
8. A salary of $500.00 per annum shall be payable to the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
VACATING OF SEATS.
9. Any member of the Legislative Assembly may vacate his seat therein in the manner herein provided
10. He may openly, in his place in the Legislative from his place. Assembly, declare his wish to vacate his seat as a member, and in such case the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly shall record the same in the Journais and the seat of such member shall be forthwith vacated.
Or by written resignation to.
11. Or he may deliver to the Speaker a resignation the Speaker. in writing under his hand, attested by two witnesses
declaring his resignation of such seat; upon a receipt whereof by the Speaker whether during a session of the Legislature or not, the seat of such member shall become vacant.
12. Ifany member of the Legislative Assembly wishes or to two to resign his seat, whether during or before any session or in the interval between two sessions of the Legislature, and there be then no Speaker or such member be the Speaker, he may address and cause to be delivered to any two members of the Legislative Assembysignation in writing with the formalities in the last preceding section mentioned, and upon the receipt thereof by such two members, the seat shall become vacant.
13. The Speaker or such two members, as the case Speaker or may be, upon receiving such declaration or resignation two Members shall forthwith transmit the same to the Lieutenant- resignation. Governor.
14. No candidate shall be deemed to have resigned No candid until the conclusion of the Election proceedings under during The Territories Elections Ordinance" as provided to election the end of Section 81 except as is now or may hereafter be provided in the said Ordinance.
member Resignation of of any to affect proOrdin- respecting elec- controverted
a member not
Provided always that the resignation of a shall in no way affect the conduct or result proceedings taken under the provisions of any ance of the Territories respecting controverted tions.
INDEMNITY TO MEMBERS.
15. In each session of the Legislative Assembly there indemnity. shall be allowed and payable to each member attending such session an allowance of Five hundred dollars and no more;
Provided always, a deduction at the rate of ten dollars per day shall be made from the said sessional