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AN ACT to amend the Game Act, 1892.

[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]

BE
E it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and

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

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case

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.

Inspectors.

5. THE Governor may appoint Inspectors to assist in enforcing the provisions of the principal Act and this Act.

Regulations,

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.

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AN ACT to consolidate and amend the Law
relating to Municipalities.

[Assented to, 5th December, 1900.]
BE
E it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and

with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and the
Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parlia-
ment assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. THIS Act may be cited for all purposes as the Municipal Institutions Act, 1900.

Short title.

Division of Act.

2. THIS Act is divided into twenty-three parts, as follows:-
PART 1.-CONSTITUTION OF MUNICIPALITIES, SS.

9-39.
PART II.—MUNICIPAL COUNCIL-QUALIFICATION OF

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

ss.

Municipalities.

OR

PART VI.-BY-LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND Joint Regu

LATIONS, ss. 167-201.
PART
VII.--LANDS AND PROPERTY OF MUNICIPALITIES

OF WHICH THEY ARE TRUSTEES,

ss, 202–205.
PART VIII.-CONTRACTS, ss. 206-209.
PART IX.-POWER TO TAKE LAND FOR WORKS AND

UNDERTAKINGS, ss. 210–218.
PART X.—STREETS, Ways, Roads, BRIDGES, FER-

RIES, CULVERTS, ETC., ss. 219-278.
PART XI.-SEWERAGE, ETC., ss. 279-283.
PART XII.-LIGHTING, ss. 284-285.
PART XIII.-WATER SUPPLY, ss. 286-289.
PART XIV.--BATHS AND WASHHOUSES, ss. 290-293.
PART XV.- POUNDS AND ABATTOIRS, s. 294.
PART XVI.-PROTECTION OF

OF WORKS IN PROGRESS,

ETC., s. 295.
PART XVII.-WEIGHBRIDGES AND MARKETS,

296-321.
Part XVIII.-FUNDS AND REVENUES OF MUNICIPALI-

TIES, Ss. 322–324.
PART XIX.-RATES, ss. 325–361.
PART XX.— BORROWING POWERS, ss. 362–397.
ᏢᎪᎡᎢ XXI.-ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT, ss. 398-411.
PART XXII.-LEGAL PROCEEDINGS AND ENFORCEMENT

OF ACT, ss. 412-445.

SS.

Repeal of Acts.

First Schedule.

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.
All councillors and officers in office at the commencement of

this Act shall remain in office as if this Act had been in
force at the time they were elected or appointed, and they

had

Municipalities.

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.
All rates which, under the Acts hereby repealed, or any of

them, are at the commencement of this Act due or payable
to, or leviable by or for any municipality, shall be paid,
received, levied, and recovered as if this Act had not

passed.
All rights and liabilities in respect of any land taken

possession of by the council of any municipality for arrears
of rates, and the rents and profits thereof, shall remain the

same as if this Act had not passed.
All books and documents made evidence shall continue

evidence to the same extent as if this Act had not passed.
All works and undertakings authorised to be executed, and

engagements existing at the commencement of this Act,

shall be carried on under this Act.
All municipal rolls in force at the commencement of this Act

shall be deemed to have been made under this Act, and
any municipal rolls in course of preparation at the com-
mencement of this Act may be completed under this Act,
and this Act shall apply to all such rolls accordingly.

done.

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.

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Interpretation.

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,
asses, mules, sheep, ewes, wethers, rams, lambs, goats, dogs,
and swine.

“ Council ”

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