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employed ;

20. If the school is not within the limits of an established
school district, to make all reports to the Superintendent of
Schools which he is required by this Ordinance to make to
the Board of School Trustees. No. 27 of 1902, s. 100.



DUTIES OF PRINCIPAL OF SCHOOLS.

Principal. lOl. In every school in which more teachers than one

are employed the head teacher shall be called the principal
and the other teachers the assistants. No. 27 of 1902, s. 101.

Duties of 102, The principal shall prescribe with the concurrence

princii>ai. ^f jj^^ board the duties of the assistants and shall be respon-
sible for the organization and general discipline of the
whole school. No. 27 of 1902, s. 102.



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teachers' association.

103. Any number of teachers may organize themselves Teachere'
into an association, and subject to tne regulations of the association.
department, may hold conventions and institutes for the
purpose of receiving instructions in and discussing educa-
tional matters. No. 27 of 1902, s. 108.

EDUCATION OF NON-RESIDENT CHILDREN.

104. The parent or lawful guardian of any child residing Persons
outside the limits of any district may apply to the board Jj^^^^ct ma
for the admission of such child to its school, and it shall be havrchiidren
the duty of the board to admit sach child. ^^^^ '''

Provided always that the board may demand that the
application for admission of any non-resident child be
accompanied by a statement from the Superintendent of
Schools to the effect that the accommodation of the school
is sufficient for the admission of such child. No. 27 of 1902.
s. 104.

105. The parent or lawful guardian of any child residing Persons not
within the limits of any district and who is not a ratepayer JJ^^^^J**
thereof may send his children to the school operated within cht&ren
the district. No. 21 of 1902, s. 105. . ^ ^^^^•

106. Any person not living within a district may apply Persons
to the board of any district to have his or her property if ^^^If^^ ^^
not already incluaed in any other district, assessed in such havrtheTr*^
district to secure the advantages of education for his chil- ^^^^^
dren, and in such case on the report of the Superintendent of
Schools that the accommodation of the school room is suffi-
cient for the admission of the children of such person the

board shall receive such application and place the said
property on the assessment roll of the district, and such
property shall remain liable to assessment in such district
until a new district is established including the said prop-
erty ; and for the purpose of enforcing payment of taxes and
of all remedies therefor the said property shall be deemed
to be within the school district on whose assessment roll it
is placed. No. 21 of 1902, s. 106.



PENALTIES AND PROHIBITION.

107. Any board or any member thereof that wilfully Liability
neglects or refuses to exercise or to assist in exercising all ^^ trustee**.
the corporate powers vested in such board by this Ordi-
nance for the fulfilment of any contract or agreement made
by it shall be personally responsible for the fulfilment of
such contract or agreement. No. 27 of 1902. s. 107.



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Liability
of trustees
for debts.



108« Should the board of any district wilfully contract
liabilities in the name of the district, greater or other than
as provided or allowed by this Ordinance, or appropriate
any of the moneys of the district for purposes other than
are provided or allowed by this Ordinance, the treasurer
of the district or some otner person authorized by the
Commissioner may recover as a debt in a court of com-
petent jurisdiction from such board jointly pr severally the
sum or sums for which the district has been rendered liable
through the action of such trustees over and above the
amount so provided by this Ordinance in addition to the
total amount of any moneys that have been misappropriated
by such trustees. No. 27 of li«02, s. 108.



Penalty for
false report.



109. If any trustee knowingly signs a false report, or if
any teacher keeps a false school register, or knowingly
makes a false return, he shall be guilty of an offence and
liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $20.00.
No. 27 of 1902, 8. 109.



Penalty for
retaining
money
or books.



no. Any trustee, officer or employee of a district who
after ceasing to hold office retains any money, book, paper
or thing belonging to the district, shall thereby incur a
penalty not exceeding $20.00 for each day during which he
wrongfully retains possession of such money, book, paper or
thing after having received notice in writing from the
chairman of the board or from the Commissioner requiring
him to deposit the same in the hands of some person
mentioned in such notice. No. 27 of 1902, s. 110.



Penalty on
returning
officer for
prejudicing
result of
election.



111. Any returning officer of any district or proposed
district acting under the provisions of this Ordinance who
shall knowingly and wilfully prejudice the result of any
voting by preventing votes from being taken or by taking
unlawful votes or by altering returns or books in any way,
or by any other means, shall be liable to a penaltv of not
less than $10.00 and not exceeding $100.00. No. 27 of 1902,
8. 111.



Penalty for

disturbinjr

meeting.



112. Any person who wilfully disturbs, interrupts or
disquiets the proceedings of any school meeting authorized
to be held by this Ordinance, or any one who wilfully
interrupts or disquiets any school established and conducted
under its authority by rude or indecent behaviour, or by
making a noise either within the place where school is kept
or held, or so near thereto as to disturb the order of exer-
cises of the school, shall be guilty of an offence for which
he shall forfeit for the use of the district within which the
offence was committed a sum not exceeding $20.00. No.
27 of 1902, s. 112.



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113. No school trustee shall be eligible to appointment Jl^"**^^. "^* ^
as teacher within the district of which he i8 trustee, nor ^""^^ ^^'
shall the teacher of any school hold the office of school
trustee. No. 21 of 1902, s. 118.

114l» All moneys accruing from fines or penalties under Fines to
this Ordinance shall unless otherwise provided belong to ^^^^1^
the general revenue fund of the Territory. No. 21 of 1902, revenue fund.
s. 115.



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CHAPTER 67.



An Ordinance for the Prevention of Fires.



Quantities of
explosives
that may be
kept in
one place.



!• No person shall keep on any premises a larger quantity
of gunpowder or other explosive than twenty-five pounds
unless the same is stored at least one hundred feet from any
building, nor shall any greater quantity than one hundred
pounds be kept within any fire limits nor within one mile
from the centre thereof. No. 2 of 1902, s. 1, and No. 18 of
1902.



(^antities of
kerosene that
may be kept
in one place.



2, No person shall keep on any premises a greater quan-
tity of kerosene than one hundred and twenty gallons or a
greater quantity of gasoline than forty gallons, unless the
same is stored at least sixty-five feet from any building.
No. 2 of 1902, s. 2.



Fire not to be 3« No persou shall Set out fire within fifty feet of any
mp^xli building ; provided, nevertheless, that a blacksmith may
building. build a fire within fifty feet of his shop for the purposes of
his trade. No. 2 of 1902, s. 3.



Ashen not to
be deposited
in wooden
vessel.

Space to be
left between
stovepipe and
IMtrtition.



Distance of
stovepipe
from wall.



4# No person shall deposit ashes in any wooden vessel
unless it is lined with metal. No, 2 of 1902, s. 4.

5, There shall be a space of at least nine inches between
any stovepipe and partition or floor through which it passes
unless such stovepipe is surrounded in such partition or
floor by a thimble of brick, cement or concrete at least two
inches in width and of the full thickness of such partition
or floor, or by a metal safety flue with an air space of at
least three inches.

(2.) At least twelve inches shall intervene between any
stovepipe in use and the partition or wall nearest thereto.
No. 2 of 1902, s. 6.



Houses over 6« Every proprietor of any house more than one-story
havekSde^ high, with a roof having a pitch greater than one foot in
on roof. three shall keep a ladder on such roof near the chimnev

thereof. No. 2 of 1902, s. 6.

Commissioner T. The Commissioner may by proclamation published in

file^dUtHcts*!^ the Yukon Official OazeUe and in one newspaper published in

the district affected by such proclamation (if there is one



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1902 FIRES Cap. 67 573

published in said district), establish fire limits within the
boundaries of which no person shall erect, or after a date
therein named, maintain any building or structure of any
description constructed or partly constricted, as to its outer
walls and roof, of any material other than wood, brick,
stone or metal, and any building or other structure erected
or maintained contrary to this section may after a notice to
that effect has been posted on such building for five days,
be pulled down and destroyed without compensation by
any person under direction of the officer for the time being
commanding the Northwest Mounted Police in said district.
No. 2 of 1902, s. 7.

S. Any person guilty of a violation of any of the provi- Penalty.
sions of this Ordinance shall be liable, on summary convic-
tion, to a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars and costs, and
in default of payment to imprisonment for a period not
exceeding three months. No. 2 of 1902, s. 8.

O. This Ordinance shall not applv to the City of Dawson. Ordinance not
No. 2 of 1902, 8. 9. • ^"g'PtLn.



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CHAPTER 68.



An Ordinance respecting the limits of Dawson and
Klondike City,



1. In every Ordinance, unless the context otherwise
requires :
Interpretation (1.) The expressious ** Dawsou," "Dawson City" or
etc. ^*'^^*'""' "Unincorporated Town of Dawson " means the following
described area of land :

Commencing at a point in the production in a straight
line northerly of the eastern limit of 2nd Avenue, being a
subdivision of G-roup Lot 16 of Group 2, in the Yukon
Territory, said point being distant Northerly on the course
of said 2nd Avenue 1221 feet and 6-10 of a foot from the
Southern limit of said Grroup Lot 16*

Thence South 43 degrees, 06 minutes and 55 seconds
East 3324 feet and 1-10 of a foot to the Northwestern corner
of Lot 12, in Group 2.

Thence South 34 degrees, 18 minutes and 85 seconds
West along the Eastern limits of Lots 12 and 3, in Group
2, 3(528 feet and 8-10 of a foot to the Northern limit of Lot
25, in Group 2.

Thence South 56 degrees, 31 minutes and 25 seconds
East along the said Northern limit of Lot 25 and along its
production in a straight line Easterly 5802 feet and 6-10 of
a foot to the Western limit of the Boyle Hydraulic Conces-
sion on the Klondike River.

Thence South 1 degree, 44 minutes and 35 seconds West
along said Western limit of the Boyle Hydraulic Concession
2034 feet, more or less, to the centre of the main channel of
the Klondike Eiver.

Thence down stream along the center of the main channel
of the said Klondike River to the centre of the main
channel of the Yukon River.

Thence down stream along the centre of the main channel
of the said Yukon River to the production in a straight
liije Westerly of the first above described course.

Thence South 43 degrees, 06 minutes and 55 seconds
East along the said production to the point of commence-
ment.
int( rnretation (2.) Thc ezprcssiou " Klondike City " means the following
of - J^iondike described area of land :



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Commencing at the Southwestern corner of Lot 1, in
Block 1, being a subdivision of Group Lot 13 of Group 2,
in the Yukon Territory.

Thence South 76 degrees, 30 minutes East, along the
Southern limit of said Lot 1, 51 feet and 5-10 of a foot, to
the Southeastern corner thereof.

Thence South 76 degrees, 49 minutes and 30 seconds
East, 277 feet and 3-10 of a foot, to a post planted at the
top of a hill distant about 470 feet from the bank of the
Yukon Eiver.

Thence South 47 degrees, 02 minutes, 35 seconds East,
54^8 feet and 9-10 of a foot, to a post planted at the top of
the mountain on the Sou^th side of the Klondike valley.

Thence South 79 degrees, 03 minutes, 65 seconds East,
4362 feet and 4-10 of a foot, to the production in a straight
line Southerly of the Western limit of the Boyle Hydraulic
Concession on the Klondike River,

Thence North I degree, 44 minutes, 35 seconds East,
along the said production and along the said Western limit
of the Boyle Hydraulic Concession, 4056 feet, more or less,
to the centre, of the main channel of the Klondike River.

Thence down stream along the centre of the main channel
of the said Klondike River to the centre of the main
channel of the Yukon River.

Thence up stream along the centre of the main channel
of the said Yukon River to the production in a straight line
Westerly of the first above described course being the
Southern limit of Lot 1, Block 1, Grroup Lot 13, in Group 2.

Thence Easterly along the said production to the point
of commencement. No. 41 of 1901, s. 1.

^. That a copy of a plan of said described area signed
by A. J. McPherson, D.L.S., and dated the 20th day of
August, 1901, be deposited in each of the following places,
viz.: The offices of the Commissioner of the Yukon Terri-
tory, the Grold Commissioner, the Registrar of Land Titles
for the Yukon Land Registration District, the Dominion
Lands agent and the clerk of the Territorial Court at
Dawson. No. 41 of 1901, s. 2.

3. That said plans may be referred to and cited as " Plan
of Dawson " and '* Plan of Klondike City," respectively.
No. 41 of 1901, s 3.



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CHAPTER 69,

An Ordinance respecting fast driving.

Fast driving ^* Any persoD riding or driving in or through the streets
prohibited, or highways of any town, village or assemblage of dwell-
ings in the Vnkon Territory at aerate or pace greater than
six miles an houi, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding
$50.00 and costs, to be recovered summarily before a Jus-
tice of the Peace. No. 9 of 1901, s. 1.

Penalty to *. The provisious of this Ordinance shall apply to the

apply to dogb. driving of dogs. No. 9 of 1901, s. 2.

Not to apply S. The fire department of towns, villages or assemblages
^^tments ^^ dwellings shall not be subject to the provisions of this
Ordinance. No. 9 of 1901, s. 2.



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CHAPTER 70.

An Ordinance respecting Dogs.



!• In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise re- interpretotion
quires :

1. The expression "dog" means a dog of the age of six "i>og."
months and upwards and includes both male and ^rnale.

2. The expression "muzzled" means covered by a muz- "Muzzled. "
zle over the mouth in such manner as to make it impossible

for the dog so secured to touch with the mouth anything
outside the muzzle and bite it.

8. The expression "owner" mean any person owning "Owner."
any dog and includes any agent or servant of such owner,
anA any person entitled to the possession or control of any
dog.

4. The expression " peace oflBicer " means peace officer "Peace
as defined by the Criminal Code of 1892 and amendingActs, ®''
and includes any member of the Northwest Mounted rolice
force.

5. The expression "pound" means: * Pound."
(a.) Any place established as a pound for dogs before the

passing of this Ordinance, and any place established as such
by the Commissioner by notice of location thereof published
in the Yukon Official Gazette, and,

(b.) If there is no such place established within three
miles from the place where a dog is captured by a peace
officer, any place deemed proper for a pound by such peace
officer.

6. The expressions "run at large" or "running at "Running
large " mean without being restrained, so as to be unable to **^*'^^"
do injury or harm, by being

(a.) Securely fastened to some stationary object so as to
be unable to go more than five feet from such object, or,

(b,) Confined within any building or other enclosure. No.
22 of 1901, s. 1.

*• No dogs shall be permitted to run at large within the No dog to
Yukon Territory and any dog running at large within such J^Jhoy}*^^®
Territory, il not muzzled and wearing a strap with the tag muzzle
aforesaid, shall be liable to be killed or impounded by any ^^^ ^'
peace officer.

(2.) The owner of any dog shall on or before the 1st day Owner to lak
of July in every year obtain in the manner provided in ^"* ^»c^ns^-
this Ordinance a license for such dog, and shall cause such
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dog to wear a strap around its neck with the tag furnished

by a pound-keeper to such owner attached to such strap.
Penalty. (3.) The owner of any dog running at large contrary to

the provisions of this section shall be liable to a penalty of

not less than five dollars and not more than thirty dollars,

and, in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not

exceeding thirty days.
Judgment to (4.) No judgment shall be recovered against a peace offi-
^^^o^^r. cer for killing or impounding any dog unless the owner

proves that when killed or impounded,

(a.) Such dog was not running at large contrary to the

provisions of this section, and

(b.) That the owner had paid the license fee in respect to

such dog, and that such dog was wearing a strap with a

proper tag. No. .22 of 1901, s. 2.



Officer
commanding
N.W.M.P.
to appoint

g>und keeper,
eeper to be
furnished with
license forms
«nd tags.



License to be
numbered.



Tag to be
numbered.



8. The commanding officer of the Northwest Mounted
Police force in the Yukon Territory shall appoint for every
pound a peace officer as keeper thereof

(2.) Such keeper shall be furnished by such officer with
license forms, metal tags and straps for fastening such tags
to the necks of dogs ; every such tag shall be so made te to
be easily fastened to a strap placed around the neck of the
dog.

(3.) Every license form shall have a counterfoil, easily
separated from a license form, and its counterfoil shall be
numbered with the same number ; license forms shall be
numbered with consecutive numbers.

(4.) Each tag shall be numbered fo correspond with a
license No. 22 of 1901, s. 3.



Pound keeper
to issue
license on
payment
of fee.



4. Upon payment by or on behalf of any owner of a
license fee of two dollars, the pound-keeper to whom such
fee is paid, shall issue to such owner a license in which
shall be stated :

1. The date of issue ;

2 The name of the owner of the dog in respect to which
such license is issued ;

3. The name of the person paying the fee,

4. A description of the dog, its name, probable age and
sex. No. 22 of 1901, s. 4.



Particulars of 5. The pouud-kceper shall enter the same particulars on
en^r^^J"^ the Counterfoil of the license and retain the counterfoil. No,

counterfoil. 22 of 1901, S. 5.

Pound keei^er 6. The pouud-kceper shall deliver to the person who
witll'ilclnl. obtains a license such one of the tags furnished to such

pound-keeper as bears the same number as the license. No.

22 of 1901, s. 6.



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7» No owner of any dog impounded shall be entitled to Owner of dog
recover possession of such dog without paying to the pound- to p^y"^.
keeper,

1. A sum equal to seventy-five cents a day for each day
such dog has been impounded, and

2. A license fee for such dog, if not already paid. No.
22 of 1901, s. 7.

S« If such sum and fee have not been paid within one i^ fees not
month after such dog has been first impounded, the pound- to betofd.
keeper may sell such dog at public auction after five days'
public notice. No.* 22 of 1901, s. 8.

0. The sum realized from such sale shall be appropriated How sum

1. To payment of the pound-keeper the sum of seventy- I^j^^nJ^
five cents for each day such dog has been impounded ;

2. To payment of any unpaid license fee in respect to
such dog ;

8. To payment of any penalty imposed upon the owner
in respect to such dog remaining unpaid, unless the owner
has undergone or is undergoing the imprisonment in default
of such payment, and

4. The balance, if any, shall be paid to such owner on
demand.

[2.] If there is no bid for any dog offered for sale at public
auction under this Ordinance the pound-keeper may dispose
of such dog in such manner as he sees fit at any time after
such auction. No. 22 of 1901, s. 9.

lO. Erery pound-keeper shall quarterly, and whenever pound keeper
required by said commanding officer, account to such officer ^™J;^^®
for the licenses, tags and straps furnished to such pound- J^tnms/
keeper, and shall deliver to such officer the detached coun-
terfoils in the possession of such pound-keeper, and when
so required, the licenses, tags and straps also, and shall pay
to such officer the license fees received by such pound-
keeper. No. 22 of 1901, s. 10.

!!• Every pound-keeper shall keep a record of every dog xo keep
impounded, which record shall show the reason for im- record of dogs
pounding, the date such dog was first impounded, length ^™^'^"" ® •
of time impounded, the name and address of the owner, if
known, and the final disposal made of such dog ; such record
shall be open to public inspection, and shall be subject to
the order of such commanding officer. No. 22 of 1901, s. 11.

12. Every pound-keeper shall forthwith upon selling To rci)ort
any dog, report to such officer the facts of such sale, and the ^^® °^ ^'^^'
price obtained for such dog, and shall pay to such officer
the balance of such price after deducting therefrom the sum
of seventy-five cents for each day the dog sold was im-
pounded. No. 22 of 1901, s. 12.
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13. If no demand is made on the said commanding officer
for any balance to which the owner of any dog sold is
entitled, within three months after such sale, such officer
shall pay such balance to the Territorial Treasurer, and the
same shall form part of the general revenue fund of the
Territory. No. 22 of 1901, s. 18.

14. Subject to the next preceding sections, all sums
received by the commanding officer from pound-keepers or
from any other source under the provisions of this Ordinance,
and all penalties by whomsoever collected, shall be forth-
with paid to such Treasurer and shall f6rm part of said fund.
No. 22 of 1901, c. 14.



Owner to 15. Evcry owner shall when required by a peace officer

o^d^"^ned fumish in writing to such peace officer a true statement of
or kept by the uumber of dogs owned or kept by him. No. 22 of 1901,
s. 15.



him.



Penalty, ^^' Evcry pcrson violating any provisions of this Ordi-

nance, for violation of which no penalty is provided, shall
be liable to a penalty of not less than five dollars and not
exceeding one hundred dollars. No. 22 of 1901, s. 16.



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TITLE X. .

RELATING TO ESTRAY ANIMALS AND
PROTECTION OF GAME.

CHAPTER 71.

An Ordinance respecting Trespassing and Straying

of Animals.

!• In this Ordinance — interpretation

1. The word **animar' means any horse, mule, jack, "Animal."
goat, neat cattle, swine or geese ;

2. The word "trespasser" means any animal which "Trespasser."
breaks into any ground enclosed by a lawful fence ;

8. The word "estray" means any horse, mule, jack or "Astray."
one of the neat cattle species, or any swine or geese running
at large ;

4. A legal fence, for the purpose of this Ordinance, shall Legal fence.
be held to be not less than four feet six inches high, and
shall consist of such courses of rails or wire, as the case may
be, as shall be held suflBicient for the protection of the



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