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REVISED STATUTES OF CANADA, 1906, CHAP. 37

SECOND. EDITION

PREPARED AND COMPILED BY

JE. WCURRIER

OF THE

DEPARTMENT OF RAILWAYS AND CANALS

OTTAWA;

1907

Entered according to Act of the Parliament of Canada, in the year one thousand

nine hundred and seven. by J. E. W. Currier, at the Department of Agriculture.

PRINTED BY THE ROLLA L. CRAIN Co., LIMITED 174-178 Wellington St.

Ottawa.

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ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY

Company shall incur a penalty of $100 if-
(a). any Electric car crosses at rail level, any

railway subject to provisions of this Act

until signalled that way is clear.
(b). there is no watchman in charge of such

crossing, conductor does not see that way is

clear before signalling motorman to proceed.
(cl. any such car is not brought to a full stop

before passing such crossing, unless per-
mitted otherwise by Board. .

(PENALTIES)
STEAM RAILWAY

Company, shall incur a penalty of $100 if-
(a). any train or engine of company passes over

crossing of two main lines or branch lines at
rail level before signal is received that way is
clear

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(b). any train is not brought to a full stop at

such crossing, ưnless Board otherwise orders. (c).

any train passes through any city, town,
etc., at speed greater than 10 miles an hour,
unless track be properly protectel, or per-

mission given by order of Board.
(d). train moving reversely in any city, town,

etc., over or along a highway at rail level be
not provided with a person at head of train

to warn persons crossing or standing on track
POSSESSION OF LANDS,

Any proceeding under provisions for pay

ment of compensation or delivery of lands
taken shall be continued in court where
commenced..

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ACCIDENTS,
Company shall give immediate notice to Board of

accidents attended with serious injury, or
bridges, etc., damaged

292 Company shall be liable for failure to give such notice.

412 Board may regulate form of notice, and investigate. 292 Report of investigation to be made to Board

293 Statistics to be furnished Minister half-yearly, January and July.....

372 Minister may prescribe form of returns.

372 Minister may order any company to furnish, in ad

dition to periodical returns, returns of serious
accidents, from time to time, whether attended
with personal injury or not.

373 Returns to Minister under Sections 370 to 373 to be

privileged communications, except when false.. 374 Board may appoint person to enquire into matters

likely to cause or prevent accidents and to report 293 Penalty for failure to furnish returns of accidents under this section...

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ACCOMMODATION,
Company to provide adequate and suitable facilities

for all traffic
What adequate and suitable accommodation shall

include... Board may order company to provide proper ac

commodation.....
All companies to afford equal facilities for carriage,

delivery and interchange of traffic....
Undue preference or discrimination forbidden.
ACCOUNTS,
Directors shall cause annual accounts to June 30 in

each year to be kept of all receipts and ex

penditures of undertaking.. АСТ. This Act declared in force from and after 1st of

February, 1904, by proclamation dated January

18th, 1904. Vide Canada Gazette, vol. XXXVII, p. 1336. ACTING SECRETARY

May be appointed in absence of secretary.

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ACTION,
No right of action shall lie against company for in-

juries resulting from neglect to close gates at farm
crossings...

295
Company shall not be liable for cattle killed or

injured by reason of gates being left open or
fences torn down....

407
Right of action shall lie against company for non-

compliance with provisions of this section..... 284 Liability of company for refusal to check baggage 388

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ACTIONS FOR DAMAGES

Must be taken within one year; general issue..
Against company for breach of contract or default or

in respect of tolls not governed by this section..
Inspection under this Act does not relieve company

from responsibility..
Company shall be liable for damages for infraction of

orders, &c., of Board in respect of tolls, etc., ....
No prosecution shall be had under this section with-

out leave of Board...,

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ADMINISTRATORS,
Certificate of any shares held by shall be prima jacie

evidence of title...
Powers of to sell and convey lands.

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ADVANCE IN RATES
Shall not be made in favour of or against any particu-

lar person or company travelling upon or using
the railway...

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ADVANTAGE,

Or undue preference, by company forbidden.....
Board may determine, as questions of fact,

whether traffic has been carried without dis-
crimination or preference...

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ADVISORY,
Governor in Council may appoint experts to assist

Board in an advisory capacity.

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AFFIDAVITS,
Inspecting engineers or others appointed to make

enquiry may administer oaths, &c...

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