Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 8

Canadian Criminal Cases Annotated Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... matters (sec. XIV.). Its place and collocation 1S as to legislation touching matters of an agricultural character in which the raising and encouraging the breeding of good horses is an important element. The object of the legislation appears to be to encourage fair dealing (if that is possible) in dealing with horses and to repress dishonesty when comparisons are being made as to speed and other qualities in the meetings of agricultural associations. These are matters of provincial cognizance, and do not trench on the region of criminal law in its constitutional sense. By the Ontario legislation as to agricultural societies, one of the objects contemplated by their establishment is to encourage improvement by importing and otherwise procuring animals of new and valuable kinds: R.S.O. 1897, ch. 43, sec. 9 (1); and by awarding premiums for excellence in the raising or introduction of stock: ib. Trials of speed between horses is provided for as one of the methods of encouraging the breeding of horses, both in the Agricultural Act, R.S.O. 1897, ch. 43, sec. '29, and the special Act now appearing as R.S.O. 1897, ch. 254. Good, swift, and strong horses have always been a desideratum in the realm of England and her colonies for tillage and carriage. If we turn to the British North America Act it will be found that power to legislate in relation to agriculture is specially conferred upon the Province with concurrent power given to the Dominion, with the further provision that the provincial law relating to agriculture shall be operative as long and so far only as it is not repugnant to any Act of the Parliament of Canada. In brief, I think the statute R.S.O. 1897, ch. 254, is one in relation to agriculture, and that it is not in more

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