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may be at liberty to proceed for the recovery of such property ; whereupon such proceedings shall be staid accordingly until His Excellency the Governor General shall, through the Provincial Secretary, declare it to be Her Majesty's pleasure that the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens be permitted to proceed for the recovery of such property; whereupon every such Court shall order such proceedings to be continued as if the Order to stay the same had not been made : Provided always, never- Proviso: Governor theless, firstly, that it shall and may be lawful for the Governor General, in the Instru- certain condition to ment granting permission to the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens such permission. to proceed for the recovery of such property, to impose any and such Conditions upon the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens, as in his discretion he may think fit; and the Court in which such proceedings shall be pending, shall enforce the performance of such Condition, before allowing such proceedings to be continued : And Proviso : this coction provided also, secondly, that nothing in this Section contained shall extend or be not to apply to pro
ceedings by heirs &c, construed to extend to any proceedings that the Heirs, Devisees or Assigns of the said in possession. Aaron Stevens shall or may be driven to adopt after having once obtained, by due process of Law or otherwise, the quiet and peaceable possession of any of such Lands or Tenements.
III. And be it enacted, That this Act and the reversal of the Attainder of the said Act, &c. to be conAaron Stevens, herein referred to, shall be construed and taken in the most large and strued beneficially. beneficial sense and manner in favour of the Heirs, Devisees and Assigns of the said Aaron Stevens.
FOURTH SESSION, THIRD PARLIAMENT.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
XXIII. An Act to amend an Act to encourage the establishment of Building Societies in Lower
XXVIII. An Act to transfer the place of holding the meetings of the Municipal Council of the
Municipality of Drummond, Number Two, from “French Village” in the Township of
XXXI. An Act to indemnify the Municipal Councillors of the County of Peterborough and
others, for passing a certain By-law of the Municipal Council of the said County, which was
XXXIX. An Act to vest a certain allowance for Road, in the Township of York, in certain
XLVI. An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums required for defraying certain expenses
of the Civil Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, and certain
LIV. An Act to amend and consolidate the Laws affording protection to Magistrates and others
LVI. An Act to extend the period for payment of Fees on Crown Patents, and for other
LXII. An Act to explain and amend the Law in Lower Canada, respecting Bills of Exchange