Statutes of the Province of British Columbia

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Queen's Printer, 1891


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Page 26 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has the charge or control of any points, signal, locomotive, engine, machine or train upon a railway, tramway or street railway.
Page 426 - ... or the sewer, drain, or tunnel so opened or broken up, and carry away the rubbish occasioned thereby, and shall at all times, whilst any such road or pavement shall be...
Page 254 - I will to the best of my power cause the peace to be kept and preserved, and...
Page 108 - It shall be the duty of the adverse claimant, within thirty days after filing his claim, to commence proceedings, in a court of competent jurisdiction, to determine the question of the right of possession, and prosecute the same with reasonable diligence to final judgment; and a failure so to do shall be a waiver of his adverse claim.
Page 29 - ... weeks and the action is commenced within six months from the occurrence of the accident causing the injury, or, in case of death, within twelve months from the time of death : Provided always, that in case of death the want of such notice shall be ¡no bar to the maintenance of such action if the judge shall be of opinion that there was reasonable excuse for such want of notice.
Page 28 - The amount of compensation recoverable under this Act shall not exceed such sum as may be found to be equivalent to the estimated earnings, during the three years preceding the injury, of a person in the same grade employed during those years in the like employment and in the district in which the workman is employed at the time of the injury.
Page 25 - ... means any person who, being a labourer, servant in husbandry, journeyman, artificer, handicraftsman, miner, or otherwise engaged in manual labour, whether under the age of twentyone years or above that age, has entered into or works under a contract with an employer, whether the contract be made before or after the passing of this Act, be express or implied, oral or in writing, and be a contract of service or a contract personally to execute any work or labour.
Page 552 - OA the case may be) and that I have not received and will not receive any payment or reward, or promise of such, for the exercise of any partiality or malversation or other undue execution of the said office...
Page 472 - Act, shall be divided into shares of one hundred dollars each ; and the money so raised shall be applied, in the first place, to the payment of all fees, expenses and disbursements for procuring the passing of...
Page 279 - ... to acquire, hold and dispose of such real and personal property as may be necessary for...

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