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month from the recovery of judgment and it shall not be
necessary to delay the sale for a longer period thereafter
than is requisite to give reasonable notice thereof.

(4.) The said court or judge may also direct the sale of any
machinery or materials and authorize its removal.

(5.) When judgment is given in favour of a lien holder the
court or judge may add to the judgment the costs of and
incidental to registering the lien as well as the costs of the
action.

(6.) Where there are several liens under this Ordinance
against the same property each class of the lien holders
shall rank pari passu for their several amounts against the
said property ; and the minerals received by the receiver
together with the proceeds of any sale shall, subject as
aforesaid, be distributed among such lien holders pro rata
according to their several classes and rights and they shall
respectively be entitled to execution for any balance due to
them respectively after said distribution.

(7.) Upon application the court or judge may receive
security or payment into court in lieu of the amount of the
claim and may thereupon vacate the registry of the lien.

(8.) The court or judge may annul the said registry upon
any other ground.

(9.) In any of the cases mentioned in sub-sections (7) and
(8) the court or judge may proceed to hear and determine the
matter of the said lien and make such order as seems just,
and in case the person claiming to be entitled to such lien
has wrongfully refused to sign a discharge thereof or
without just cause has filed said lien or claims a larger
sum than is found by such court or judge to be due, the
court or judge may order and adjudge him to pay the costs
of the other party. No. 81 of 1902, s. 18.

DEATH OF LIEN HOLDER.

14. In the event of the death of a lien holder his right of Right to pass
lien shall pass to his personal representatives and the right to personal
of a lien holder may be assigned by any instrument in te&^v^'on
writing. No. 31 of 1902, s. 14. , death of

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DISCHABOS OF LIBN.

laen, how 15* A lien may be discharged by a receipt signed by the

discharged, claimant or his agent and verified by affidavit and filed,
such receipt shall be numbered and entered by the regis-
tration clerk like other instruments but need not be copied
in any book. N. 81 of 1902, s. 15.

FEES.

Feea. 16» The fee for registering any instrument under this

Ordinance shall be $2. No. 81 of 1902, s. 16.



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1902 KILLING AND DRSSSINQ OF ANIBIALS Gap. 56 449



CHAPTER 55.



An Ordinance respecting Slaughter Houses and the
Killing and Dressing of Animals for Food



SHORT TITLE.

1. This Ordinance may be cited as " The Yukon Slaughter short title.
House Ordinance.'' No. 83 of 1899, s. 1.



INTERPRLTATION.

2. Where the following words occur in this Ordinance, interpretation
they shall be construed in the manner hereinafter mention-
ed, unless a contrary intention appears : —

1. "Animals" mean cattle, sheep, hogs and all other "Animals."
domestic animals generally killed for food.

2. " Slaughter House " means any building or place used "Slaughter
for the slaughtering, butchering and dressing of animals. h°»^-

8. "Person" means any person, partnership, company *' Person."
or cori)oration. No. 88 of 1899, s. 2.

LICENSES.

3. No person shall carry on in the Yukon Territory any No person to
slaughter house, without first having obtained a license for ^^^hter
that purpose, which license shall be issued by such person house without
or i>ersons as the Commissioner in Council may authorize, ^*<^'*^-
and in every case the license shall expire on the thirty-first

day of December next following the date thereof, which License to
said license may be assigned with the consent of the person i>w>ember 3i.
issuing the same, and no such slaughter house shall be per-
mitted to exist within a mile from the spot where the post
office of Dawson now stands.

(2.) No such license shall be issued until after the Ins-
pector of Slaughter Houses has inspected the premises and
made a report in writing thereon to the Commissioner and
said report shall contain.

1. A description of the premises.

2. A statement of the distance said premises are from
any building occupied as a dwelling.

3. A statement that the premises are so constructed as to
comply with the provisions of this Ordinance and so as not

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to endanger the health of the inhabitants of the Territory ;
and

4. Snch other remarks as may be required by the Com-
missioner. No. 88 of 1899, s. 8. No. 18 of 1902, s. 1.



License fee. 4« The license shall be for one year, and the sum of fifty
dollars shall be paid therefor by the applicant. No. 88 of
1899, s. 4.



Animals to be
killed at a
licensed
slaughter
house.



Slaughter
houses to be
under
control of
Commissioner
in Council.



5. AH animals killed for food to be consumed by the
public residing in Dawson and surrounding territory from
Dawson to a distance of five miles in the Yukon Territory
shall be killed at a licensed slaughter house. For other
places the Oommissioner in Council may fix by resolution
how and where the same are to be kill^. No. 83 of 1899,
s. 5.

6# All slaughter houses in the Yukon Territoy shall be
under the control of the Commissionner in Council, and
shall be subject to such regulations as may be from time to
time passed by resolutions of the said Oommissioner in
Council. No. 88 of 1899, s. 6.



INSPECTOBS.



Commissioner
in Council
may appoint
inspector.

Duties.



7. The Commissioner is hereby authorized to appoint a
special inspector of slaughterhouses, whose duties shaU be
as follows, to wit : —

1. To inspect all slaughter houses as he may be directed
from time to time by the resolutions of the Commissioner
in Council.

2. To inspect all animals delivered at said slaughter
houses for the purposes of being killed for food.

8. To inspect all animals brouffht into the Yukon Ter-
ritory for the purpose of being killed for food and also all
meat offered to the public for sale for food.

4. To condemn and destroy all diseased animals and
tainted meat and food within the territory aforesaid. No. 38
of 1899, s. 7.



No person to S. It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits

Tni^^nied aforesaid lo offer for sale, or to have in his possession any

in slaughter animal meat which has not been slaughtered at a licensed

**^"^- slaughter house. No. 83 of 1899, s. 8.



Offal to be
burnt.



O* All debris and offal accumulated at any slaughter
house shall be destroyed by fire, and in no other manner.
No. 83 of 1899, s. 9. ^ •

lO* All slaughter houses must be kept at all times in a
kept d^n!* cleanly condition, and if they are not kept in said condition

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the said Oommissioner shall have the right at any time to
terminate and cancel their license. No. 38 of 189^, s. 10.

!!• No person shall be permitted to offer for sale any Meat to be
meat for public use until after the same shall have been b^^^^i^^""
killed for at least a period often hours. No. 88 of 1899, s. IL ** ^'

12« The Inspector aforesaid shall mark in a manner or inapector to
way to be by him selected, all animals and meat inspected ^^"^ ™®**^'
by him ; and no person shall offer for sale, or have in his
possession any meat not marked or inspected by said Ins-
pector. No. 83 of 1899, s. 12.

FEES.

13. No slaughter house shall charge or receive a com- Fees.
pensation greater than the amount following, to wit : —

1. For killing and dressing beef per head, eight dollars
($8.00).

2. For killing sheep and calves per head, one dollar and
a quarter ($1.26).

8. For killing and dressing hogs per head, two dollars
($2.00). No. 33 of 1899, s. 13.

14. The Commissioner may appoint one or more inspec- Commissioner
tors of slaughter houses and fix their salaries' and pres- JlSidprlMcrib^
cribe such other duties as they are to perform in addition duties.

to the duties required of them by this Ordinance. No. 18
of 1902, s. 3.

15. This Ordinance does not affect or apply to game Not to apply
killed by hunters or other persons in the Yukon Territory. ^ hunters.
No. 33 of 1899, s. 15.

PENALITIES.

16. Any person who violates any of the provisions ot Penalties.
this Ordinance, or any of the regulations thereunder, shall

be liable for every such offence to a penalty not exceeding
one hundred dollars and costs. No. 88 of 1899, s. 16

17* Any person who obstructs the Inspector in the per- Obstructing
formance of his duties hereunder shall be subject to the ^"^spector-
same penalty as provided in the next preceding section.
No 38 of 1899, s. 11.

IS. The Inspector may, if obstructed in the performance inspector may
of his duties, call to his assistance any constable or other ^"J^ce of
person he thinks fit, and it shall be the duty of any such constables, etc
constable or other person to render assistance to said Ins

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pector in the carrying out of the provisions of this Ordi-
nance. No. 83 of 1899, s. 18.



Liens. 19* The Inspector and slaughter houses shall have a

right to hold all meat in their possession until the payment
of their legal charges, as provided by this Ordinance. If
said charges' are not paid within ten hours after becoming
due, then all meats in their possession may be sold by
them at public auction, and out of the proceeds of the said
sale shall be paid : first, the cost of sale ; second, the fees
and charges of said Inspector and slaughter houses, and
the balance then remaining shall be paid to the person to
whom said meat belongs. No. 38 of 1899, s. 19.

Medical ^SM>. Until a special Inspector is appointed the Medical

HeaitbOfficer Health Officer shall inspect the meat offered for sale within
to inspect. ^^^ j.^.^ aforesaid. No. 88 of 1899, s. 20.



Number of
slaughter
houses may
be limited.



Tariff to be
fixed.



Penalty for
slaughterinf?
at any
other place.



W. If, in the opinion of the Commissioner in Council of
the Yukon Territory, it is desirable for the sake of the
public health or in the interests of the public, to limit the
number of slaughter houses to be established within the
Yukon Territory, he may limit the number of such slaughter
houses to one in any one or more of the districts within
the said Territory, which he may establish, and may des-
ignate such slaughter house. If in any district the Com-
missioner in Council limits the number of slaughter houses
to one he may make such provision with the person to be
entrusted with such slaughter house as in his opinion
seems just and proper for the compensation of any person
who has already established and has in operation a slaughter
house complying with the provisions of this Ordinance.
No. 18 of 1902, s. 4.

22* If such slaughter house is established under the
next preceding section in any district, the Commissioner
in Council may fix a tariff of charges for slaughtering the
different kinds of animals. No. 18 of 1902, s 6.

2^« If the Commissioner in Council under this Ordinance
limits the number of slaughter houses in a district to one,
as aforesaid, and designates such one, it shall be unlawfal
for any animal to be slaughtered at any other house than
at the one so designated. Any person violating the
provisions of this section shall be liable on summary con-
viction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars and costs,
and in default of payment forthwith to imprisonment for a
period not exceeding two months. No. 18 of 1902, s. 6.



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1902 NEWSPAPERS Cap. 56 458



CHAPTER 56.



An Ordinance respecting Newspapers.

1. In this Ordinance " newspaper " means : Any paper interpretation
containing public news intelligence or occurrences, or "Newspaper/*
any remarks or observation thereon, printed for sale and
published periodically, or in parts or numbers, at intervals
not exceeding twenty-six days between the publication of
any two such papers, parts or numbers, and any paper
printed in order to be distributed and made public weekly
or oftener, or at intervals not exceeding twenty-six days
and containing only, or principally advertisements. No.
19of 1900, s. 1.



PARTICULARS TO BE FILED— PENALTY.

3. It shall be the duty of the proprietor, or proprietors, information
of the editor or editors and of the business manager and of ^.^^^®^.
each of them, of every newspaper published in the Yukon ^the (Surt.
Territory, to file with the clerk of the Territorial Court of

the Yukon Territory within one month from the date of the
passing of this Ordinance, a declaration under oath or affir-
mation (in case where by law affirmation is allowed) setting
forth the name in full of the proprietor or proprietors, editor
or editors, and business manager of such newspaper, his
nationality, both by birth and allegiance, the place of
publication of such newspaper, and the name or title under
which such newspaper is published, and any proprietor
editor or manager neglecting to comply with the provisions
of this Ordinance shall, upon summary conviction, before a
Justice of the Peace, be liable to a fine not exceeding Penalty for
five hundred dollars and not less than fifty dollars for each "®»^®^^
day during which such neglect continues. No. 19 of 1900,

8.2.

8. In the next proceeding section of this Ordinance, the " Proprietor."
word "proprietor" includos any and all persons finan-
cially interested, directly or indirectly, in any such news-
paper. No. 19 of 1900, s. 8.

4. In the case of newspapers to be hereafter established information
in the Yukon Territory, the declaration mentioned in the ^^ filed
second section of this Ordinance shall be filed with the pubUcation of
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published and each and every, the proprietor or proprietors,
editor or editors, and business manager of such newspaper
shall upon summary conviction before a Justice of the
Peace, be liable to a nne not exceeding five hundred dollars
and not less than fifty dollars and eacn issue of such news-
paper shall be deemed to constitute a fresh offence against
the provisions of this Ordinance. No. 19 of 1900, s. 4.

On every *• Upou every change in the proprietorship, editorship

proctorship ^^ management of any newparer, the declaration mentioned
eto.. to in the second section of this Ordinance shall be filed under

be filed. ^ ij]^^ penalty in case of default, as in the said second

section proviaed. No. 19 of 1900, s. 5,

FEES.

Fee. 6. The clerk of the Territorial Court shall be entitled to

receive from the person filing the declaration above-
mentioned a fee of |6, and it shall be the duty of the
said clerk to send to the Commissioner of the Yukon
Territory a copy of such declaration forthwith after the
filing thereof. No. 19, of 1900, c. 6.



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1902 JOINT STOCK COMPANIES Cap. 51 466




TITLE VI 11

COMPANIES AND KINDRED INSTITUTIONS.



CHAPTER 57.



An Ordinance respecting the Incorporation of
Joint Stock Companies.

SHORT TITLE.

!• This Ordinance may be cited as ** The Companies short title.
Ordinance:' N.W-T., c. 61, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION.

2* In this Ordinance and in all letters patent and supple- interpretation
mentary letters patent issued under it unless the context
otherwise declares :

1. The expression " the Company " means the company "Company."
incoriwrated by letters patent under this Ordinance ;

2. The expression ** the undertaking" means the business » under-
of every kind which the company is authorized to carry on ; taking."

3. The expression "real estate" or "land" includes mes- "Real estate"
suages, lands, tenements and hereditaments of any tenure "Land."
and all immovable property of any kind ;

4. The expression "shareholder" means every subscriber ** Share-
to or holder of stock in the company and includes the per- ^<^^^®''"
sonal representatives of the shareholder ;

5. The word "president" whenever it occurs in this *' President."
Ordinance includes " chairman ;"

6. The expression " electricity" means electricity supplied "Electricity."
for the purposes of creating light, heat or iwwer or of oper-
ating a system of telephones. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 2.



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GONSOLIDAT£D ORDINANCES
LETTERS PATENT.



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Incorporation
by letters
patent.



S. The Commissioner may by letters patent under the
seal of the Territory grant a charter to any number of per-
sons not less than three who petition therefor constituting
such persons and others who thereafter become shareholders
in the company thereby created a body corporate and politic
for any of the purposes or objects to which the legislative
authority of the Council of the Territory extends. N.W.T.,
c. 61, s. 3.



Advertise-
ment of
application.



4. The applicants for such letters patent must advertise
by notice published at least once in the Yukon Official Gazette
and in three consecutive weekly issues of any newspaper
published at or nearest the place which is to be the chief
business place of the company, their intention to apply for
the same stating in such notice :

1. The proposed corporate name of the company, which
shall not be that of any other known company, incorporated
or unincorporated, or any name liable to be unfairly
confounded therewith or otherwise on public grouncfs
objectionable ;

2. The object for which the incorporation is sought ;

8. The place within the Territory which is to be its chief
place of business ;

4. The proposed amount of its capital stock ;

5. The number of shares and the amount of each share ;

6. The names in full and the address and calling of each
of the applicants, with special mention of the names of not
less than three nor more than nine of their number who
are to be the first or provisional directors of the company,
the majority of whom shall be residents of Canada. N. W.T.,
c. 61, s. 4. '



Time for
petition.



Contents
of petition.



Amount of
stock to be
taken.



5* At any time not more than two months after the last
publication of such notice the applicants may petition the
Commissioner through the Territorial Secretary for the issue
of such letters patent. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 5.

6. Such petition shall set forth.

1. The facts contained in the notice ;

2. The amount of stock taken by each applicant and the
amount paid in upon the stock of each applicant as also the
manner in which the same has been paid in and is held
for the company. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 6.

7* The aggregate of the stock so taken shall be at least
the one-half of the total amount of the proposed capital
stock of the company. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 7.



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S. The aggregate paid in on the aggregate stock so taken Disposal
shall be at least ten per cent thereof and shall be paid in ^rdTup"'
to the credit of the company or trustees therefor and shall
be standing at such credit in some chartered bank of Canada
nnless the object of the company is one requiring that it
should own real estate, in which case such aggregate may
be taken as paid in if it is bona fide invested in real estate
suitable to such object which is dulj held by trustees for
the company, and is of the required value over and above
all incumbrances thereon. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 8.

O* The petition may ask for the embodying in the letters Additional
patent of any provision which otherwise under the provi- f^^tere^tent
sions hereof might be incori)orated in any bylaw of the com-
pany when incorporated ; and such provision so embodied
shall not, unless provision to the contrary is made in the
letters patent, be subject to repeal or alteration by bylaw.
N.W.T., c. 61,s. 9.

lO. Before the letters patent are issued the applacants Preliminary
must establish to the satisfaction of the Territorial Secretary p^v^**^
or such other officer as may be charged by the Commissioner
to report thereon, the sufficiency of their notice and petition
«nd the truth and sufficiency of the facts therein set forth
and that the proposed name is not the name of any other
knowii incorporated or unincorporated company, and to
that end the Territorial Secretary or such other officer may
take and keep of record any requisite evidence in writing
under oath, affirmation or solemn declaration. N.W.T., c.
61, s. 10.



!!• The letters patent shall recite all the* material aver- Letters patent
ents of the n " ' ^^*^" "

T., c. 61, s. 11.



ments of the notice and petition as so established. N.W. ^^^**^*



12. The Commissioner may give to the company a cor- Corporate
porate name different from that proposed by the applicants '^*™®'
in their published notice if the proposed name is objection-
able. N.W.T., c. 61,s. 12.

18. The Commissioner may restrict such letters patent Restriction of
after incorporation in any manner which seems desirable. ^^{^ ^^^^

N.W.T., C. 61, 8. 15. incorporation.

14. The provisions of this Ordinance relating to matters Preliminary
preliminary to the issue of letters patent shall be deemed Si^tor?.^"^
directory only ; and no letters patent issued or which have irregularities
heretofore been issued under, this Ordinance shall be "^^*»*^°^^-
held void or voidable on account of any irregularity in
any prescribed notice or on account of the insufficiency
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respect of any other matter preliminary to the issue of such
letters patent. N.W T., c. 61, s. 14.

15. Notice of the granting of every original letters patent
under the provisions of this Ordinance shall be forthwith
given in the Yvkim Official Gazette in form A in the sche-
dule to this Ordinance and there upon from the date of the
letters patent the persons therein named and their succes-
sors shall be a body politic and corporate by the name
mentioned therein. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 15.



Application
for

Bupplemen-
tary letters.



Time for
petition.



Notice of
application.



SUPPLEMENTARY LETTERS GRANTING FURTHER POWERS.

16. The company may from time to time by a resolution
passed by the votes of shareholders representing at least
two-thirds in value of the subscribed stock of the company
at a special general meeting called for the purpose authorize
the directors to apply for supplementary letters patent
extending the powers of the company to such other pur-
I)oses or objects within the province of this Ordinance as
may be denned in the resolution. N.W.T., c. Gl, s. 16.

1*7. The directors may at any time within six months
after the passing of any such resolution petition the Com-
missioner through the Territorial Secretary for the issue of
such supplementary letters patent. N.W T., c. 61, s. 1*7.

IS. The applicants for such supplementary letters patent
shall give in at least one issue of the Yukon Official Oazette
and one issue of a local newspaper published at or nearest
the chief place of business of the company notice of their
intention to apply for the same stating therein the purposes
or objects to which it is desired to extend the powers of the
company. N.W.T., c. 61, s. 18.

I^» Before such supplementary letters patent are issued
the applicants shall establish to the satisfaction of the Ter-
ritorial Secretary or other officer charged to report thereon
the due passing of the resolution authorizing the applica-
tion and the sufficiency of their notice and petition ; and for
that purpose the Territorial Secretary or such other officer
may cause to be taken and kept of record any requisite
evidence in writing by oath or affirmation or by solemn
declaration. N.W.T., c. 61. s. 19.

Grant of 20* Upon due proof so made the Commissioner may

ury^^Tt^re S?**^* Supplementary letters patent under the seal of the
Territory extending the powers of the company to all or
Nottce thereof any of the objects defined in the resolution; and notice
thereof shall be forthwith given by the Territorial, Secre-



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