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PAPERS Relating to the disallowance of two Acts passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Province of… British Columbia. Legislative Assembly 1901

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 1 Ed. 7 Disallowance of Certain Acts of 1900. 1089
PAPERS
Relating to the disallowance of two Acts passed by the Legislative Assembly of the
Province of British Columbia in the Session of 1900, namely, Chapter 11, intituled
"An Act to regulate Immigration into British Columbia," and Chapter 14, intituled " An Act relating to the Employment on Works carried on under Franchises
granted by Private Acts."
By Command.
A. Campbell Reddie,
Deputy Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Secretary's Office,
September, 1901.
Secretary of State,
Ottawa, 14th September, 1901.
Sir,—With reference to prior correspondence on the subject, I have the honour to state
that His Excellency the Governor-General has thought fit to disallow two Acts passed hy the
Legislative Assembly of your Province in the 64th year of Her late Majesty's reign, namely,
Chapter 11, intituled "An Act to regulate Immigration into British Columbia," and Chapter
14, "An Act relating to the Employment on Works carried on under Franchises granted by
Private Acts."
Copies of the Orders in Council (3) upon the subject, together with the certificate of His
Excellency the Governor-General as to the date of the receipt of the said Acts in the Department of the Secretary of State, and also of the Report of the Minister of Justice upon the
same, are herewith enclosed.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
R. W. Scott,
Secretary of State.
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia,
Victoria, British Columbia.
Extract from a Report of the Committee of the Honourable the Privy Council, approved by His
Excellency on the llth September, 1901.
The Committee have had under consideration a Report hereto annexed, dated 4th September, 1901, from the Minister of Justice, recommending that two Statutes of the Legislative
Assembly of British Columbia passed in the 64th year of Her late Majesty's reign (1900),
viz.:—Chapter 11, intituled "An Act to regulate Immigration into British Columbia," and
Chapter 14, "An Act relating to the Employment on Works carried on under Franchises
granted by Private Acts," be disallowed.
The Committee concurring, advise that the said Statutes be disallowed accordingly.
John J. McGee,
Clerk of the Privy Council
His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, BRITISH COLUMBIA LEGISLATION, 1900.
Department of Justice,
Ottawa, 4th September, 1901.
To His Excellency the Governor-General in Council:—
The undersigned, referring to the Order of Your Excellency in Council of 27th June last,
respecting certain Statutes of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia passed in the 64th
year of Her late Majesty's reign (1900), has the honour to state that, in reply to a communication which was sent to the Right Honourable the Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies,
in accordance with the recommendation of the said Order in Council, a cable reply has been
receivep by Your Excellency from Mr. Chamberlain, dated 22nd August last, stating that His
Majesty's Government concurs in the decision of Your Excellency's Government with regard
to these Statutes. This decision is stated in the Report to Your Excellency of the undersigned
dated 5th January last, in which it is recommended, for the reasons therein stated, that
Chapter 11 of the said Statutes, intituled "An Act to regulate Immigration into British Columbia," and Chapter 14, "An Act relating to the Employment on Works carried on under
Franchises granted by Private Acts," be disallowed, and that the other Acts referred to, or
specially mentioned in the said Report, be left to their operation.
The undersigned recommends, therefore, that the two Statutes above mentioned, viz.,
Chapters 11 and 14, be disallowed.
Respectfully submitted.
(Signed)        David Mills,
Minister of Justice.
AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE AT OTTAWA.
The llth day of September, 1901.
present :
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN   COUNCIL.
Whereas the Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia, with the Legislative Assembly of that Province, did, on the 31st day of August, 1900, pass a Statute which
has been transmitted, chaptered 11, and intituled "An Act to regulate Immigration into
British Columbia ":
And whereas the said Statute has been laid before His Excellency the Governor-General
in Council, together with a Report from the Minister of Justice recommending that the same
be disallowed :
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor-General in Council is pleased to declare his disallowance of the said Statute, and the same is hereby disallowed accordingly.
Whereof the Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia, and all other
jDersons whom it may concern, are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.
John J. McGee,
Clerk, Privy Council.
I, Sir Gilbert John Elliot, Earl of Minto, Governor-General of Canada, do hereby certify
that the Statute passed by the Legislature of the Province of British Columbia on the 31st
day of August, 1900, chaptered 11, and intituled "An Act to regulate Immigration into
British Columbia," was received by me on the 17th day of September, 1900.
Given under my hand and seal this llth day of September, 1901.
[l. s.] Minto. AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE AT OTTAWA.
The llth day of September, 1901.
present:
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN COUNCIL.
Whereas the Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia, with the Legislative Assembly of that Province, did, on the 31st day of August, 1900, pass a Statute which
has been transmitted, chaptered 14, and intituled "An Act relating to the employment on
Works carried on under Franchises granted by Private Acts ":
And whereas the said Statute has been laid before His Excellency the Governor-General
in Council, together with a Report from the Minister of Justice recommending that the same
be disallowed :
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor-General in Council is pleased to declare his disallowance of the said Statute, and the same is hereby disallowed accordingly.
Whereof the Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia, and all other
persons whom it may concern, are to take notice and govern themselves accordingly.
John J. McGee,
Clerk of the Privy Council.
I, Sir Gilbert John Elliot, Earl of Minto, Governor-General of Canada, do hereby certify
that the Statute passed by the Legislature of the Province of British Columbia on the 31st
day of August, 1900, chaptered 14, and intituled "An Act relating to the employment on
Works carried on under Franchises granted by Private Acts," was received by me on the 17th
day of September, 1900.
Given under my hand and seal this llth day of September, 1901.
[l. s.] Minto.
victoria, b. c. :
Printed by Richard Wolfenden, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1901. 

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