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AN ACT to amend the Game Act, 1892.
[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
1. IN the seventh section of the Game Act, 1892, the words “ The Colonial Secretary” are hereby struck out, and the words of principal Act.
s7 “ The Minister administering this Act ” are substituted therefor.
2. AFTER the expiration of ten days from the commencement of the period proclaimed as a close season for any bird or animal of period no person to a kind mentioned in the First Schedule of the principal Act, and have any dead bird before the termination of such period, no person, unless licensed mentioned in First under section seven of the said Act, shall knowingly sell, buy, or Schedule of principal have in his possession or control the dead body of any such bird or animal, whether native or imported ; and every person contravening this section shall be guilty of an offence, and, on conviction thereof, shall be liable to a fine of One pound for every such dead bird or animal in his possession or control, unless the Justices hearing the
Within a certain
Game Act- Amendment.
case are satisfied that such dead bird or animal was imported from beyond the Colony, the proof of which shall lie on the person accused.
3. NO person shall use a swivel gun or punt gun, or any gun Penalty for using
other than one fired from the shoulder, for the purpose of wounding swivel gun, etc., against native birds. or killing any native bird ; and every person contravening this
section shall be guilty of an offence, and, on conviction thereof, shall be liable to a fine of not more than five pounds, and to the forfeiture of the gun so unlawfully used.
Punishment of offences.
4. ALL offences against this Act shall be punishable, and orders and convictions in respect thereof shall be subject to appeal as if they were offences against the principal Act.
5. THE Governor may appoint Inspectors to assist in enforcing the provisions of the principal Act and this Act.
6. THE Governor may make regulations for the better carrying into effect of the principal Act and this Act.
In the name and on behalf of the Queen I hereby assent to this Act.
ALEX. C. ONSLOW, Administrator.
By Authority: RICHARD PETHER, Government Printer, Perth.
AN ACT to consolidate and amend the Law
[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the
1. THIS Act may be cited for all purposes as the Municipal Institutions Act, 1900.
Division of Act.
2. THIS Act is divided into twenty-three parts, as follows:-
MAYOR, AUDITORS, AND COUNCILLORS,
ss. 40–125. PART III.-OFFICERS OF THE MUNICIPALITY,
126-138. PART IV.—OUSTER FROM OFFICE, ss. 139-141. PART V. -THE COUNCIL, ETC., ss. 142–166.
PART VI.-BY-LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND Joint Regu
LATIONS, ss. 167-201.
OF WHICH THEY ARE TRUSTEES,
UNDERTAKINGS, ss. 210–218.
RIES, CULVERTS, ETC., ss. 219-278.
OF WORKS IN PROGRESS,
ETC., s. 295.
TIES, Ss. 322–324.
OF ACT, ss. 412-445.
Repeal of Acts.
3. THE Acts mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act, to the extent to which the same are thereby expressed to be repealed, are hereby repealed : Provided that such repeal shall not affect property vested, acts and things validated, or authorised powers and protection acquired, and indemnities given under any of the Acts hereby repealed
All contracts may be made, carried out, and varied and
enforced as if this Act had not passed. All creditors shall have the same rights and remedies, and all
debentures shall have the same force and effect as if this
Act had not passed.
this Act shall remain in office as if this Act had been in
had been elected or appointed hereunder, and this Act
shall apply to them accordingly. All by-laws, regulations, and joint regulations in force at the See 59 Vict., No. 10,
commencement of this Act shall continue in force until
they are respectively repealed hereunder.
them, are at the commencement of this Act due or payable
possession of by the council of any municipality for arrears
same as if this Act had not passed.
evidence to the same extent as if this Act had not passed.
engagements existing at the commencement of this Act,
shall be carried on under this Act.
shall be deemed to have been made under this Act, and
4. SAVE so far as there is anything in this Act incon- Application of Act to sistent therewith, this Act shall apply to all matters and things matters and thinge made, done, or commenced under any repealed Act, and at the commencement of this Act of any force or effect, or capable of acquiring any force or effect by virtue of any Act hereby repealed, as if this Act had been in force at the time they were made, done, or commenced, and they were made, done, or commenced hereunder.
Reference to Acts
5. WHERE by any statute, by-law, instrument, or other document, reference is made to any Act hereby repealed, or any of repealed. the provisions thereof, the statute, by-law, instrument, or document 59 Vict., No. 10, s. 7. shall be construed and have effect as if reference were made therein to this Act or the corresponding provisions hereof.
6. IN this Act, save where there is something in the context inconsistent therewith:
“Cattle” shall include horses, mares, fillies, foals, geldings,
colts, camels, bulls, bullocks, cows, heifers, steers, calves,
“ Council ”