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CHAP. 40.

An Act respecting the Central Counties Railway

Company.

(Assented to 29th June, 1897.) WHE THEREAS the Central Counties Railway Company has, by Preamble.

its petition, prayed for certain amendments, as hereinafter set forth, to the Acts respecting the said Company, and it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition : Therefore Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and Ilouse of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. The paragraph substituted by section one of chapter forty- 1891, c. 89, s. 1 two of the statutes of 1893, for paragraph (6) of section one amended. of chapter eighty-nine of the statutes of 1891, is hereby amended by adding the following sub-paragraph thereto :

(2). The Company may also construct a line from the said Branch line. village of Hawkesbury, or from the village of Vankleek Hill, easterly to the boundary line of the province of Quebec, in the said county of Prescott, and the said branch or extension shall form part of the said section two of the undertaking." 2. Section five of chapter forty-two of the statutes of 1893 1893, c. 42, s. 5

amended. is hereby amended by substituting the word “seven” for the word “five” in line two thereof.

3. The Company may

Powers of (a.) acquire lands, and erect, use and manage works, Company to machinery and plant for the generation, transmission and and use elecdistribution of electric power and energy ;

tric plant. (6.) build and maintain power-houses and stations for the Power houses. development of electrical force and energy ;

(c.) acquire by lease, purchase or otherwise, any exclusive Patent rights. rights in letters patent, franchises, or patent rights for the purpose of the works and undertakings hereby authorized, and again dispose of such rights;

(d.) sell or lease any surplus power which the Company may Surplus «levelop or acquire, cither as water power or by converting the power.

same into electricity or other force for the distribution of light, heat or power, or for all purposes for which electricity can be used.

Future legis. lation.

4. The powers hereby conferred, as to an electric railway, shall be subject to the provisions of any general Act hereafter passed by the Parliament of Canada relating to electric railways.

5. Any Act hereafter passed for the purpose of controlling railway companies incorporated by or subject to Parliament as to the issuing of stock or bonds, and as to rates or tolls and the regulation thereof, and as to running powers over or other rights in connection with the railway of any company by any other company, and the exercise of powers conferred upon railway companies, shall apply to the Company from the time such Act goes into effect; but this section shall not be construed to imply that such Act would not apply to the Central Counties Railway Company without the enactment of this section.

Power of Parliament as to future legislation.

OTTAWA: Printed by SAMUEL EDWARD Dawson, Law Printer to the Queen's

most Excellent Majesty.

CHAP. 4.

An Act respecting the Columbia and Kootenay Rail

way and Navigation Company.

(Assented to 29th June, 1897.)

Prean. ble.

Navigation Compay has, by its petition, prayed that an Act be passed authorizing it to extend its lines as hereinafter set forth, and it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition: Therefore Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

1. The Columbia and Kootenay Railway and Navigation Line of Company, hereinafter called “the Company,” may construct railway

. the railway mentioned in section two of chapter forty-five of the statutes of 1893, namely, a railway between some point on 1893, c. 45, 8. 2. its present line between Nelson and Robson on the south, and Revelstoke on the north, together with such branch or branches Branch lines. of that railway or of its main line as are from time to time authorized by the Governor in Council, not exceeding in any one case the length of thirty miles.

for construction of rail

2. The said railway and the extension authorized by section Time limited three of this Act shall be commenced, and fifteen per

cent on the amount of the capital stock of the Company expended way. thereon, on or before the first day of July, one thousand eight 1890, c. 87. hundred and ninety-nine, and the said railway, extension and 1893, c. 45. branches shall be completed within three years from that date, otherwise the powers conferred upon the Company by Parliament shall cease, and be null and void as respects so much of the railway, extension, and branches as then remain uncompleted.

3. The Company may also extend its railway from any Extension of point at or near Nelson, thence easterly to a point at or near railway. Queen's Bay, thence easterly and southerly to some point on Kootenay Lake; and westerly or south-westerly and westerly from Robson, a distance not exceeding fifteen miles to a point on Lower Arrow Lake.

What Acts to apply to extension,

4. The provisions of the Dominion and Provincial Acts respecting the Company shall

, in so far as they are not inconsistent with the general railway laws of Canada, apply to the extension authorized by section three of this Act.

5. Any Act hereafter passed for the purpose of controlling railway companies incorporated by or subject to Parliament as to the issuing of stock or bonds, and as to rates or tolls and the regulation thereof, and as to running powers over or other rights in connection with the railway of any company by any other company, and the exercise of powers conferred upon railway companies, shall apply to the Company from the time such Act goes into effect; but this section shall not be construed to imply that such Act would not apply to the Company without the enactment of this section.

Power of Parliament as to future legislation.

OTTAWA : Printed by SAMUEL EDWARD DAWSON, Law Printer to the Queen's

most Excellent Majesty.

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