CHAPTER 63.

An Act to amend the "Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company Act, 1888."



[26th April, 1890.]

WHEREAS "The Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company," hereinafter called the Company, have presented a petition praying, that an Act may be passed to amend their charter:

And whereas it is desirable and expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition:

Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:

  1. Section 1 of the said Act is hereby amended by striking out the words in the first line thereof, and by striking out all the words in the second line thereof except the word "William," and substituting in the place thereof the words " Joseph Despard Pemberton, of the City of Victoria, Gentleman," and by striking out the words "and Edward Bray of " in the fourth line thereof, and by striking out the words "same place, Contractor," in the fifth line thereof.

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  3. Section 2 of the said Act is hereby amended by inserting the words "equip, maintain" between the words "construct" and "and" in the first line thereof.

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  5. Section 14 of the said Act is hereby amended by inserting the words "equip, maintain" between the words "construct" and "and" in the first line thereof, and by inserting the words "equip and maintain" between the words "construct" and "wharves" in the third line thereof.

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  7. Section 24 of the said Act is hereby repealed, and in lieu thereof it is hereby enacted: "That the Company shall commence the Construction of the work on or before three years, and shall complete and equip the same on or before five years from the passing of this Act, time being, declared material and of the essence of the contract under which this Act is passed."

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  9. This Act may be cited as the "Crow's Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company Amendment Act, 1890."

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