Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 12

Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 12

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...this nature I do not think we can enquire whether the mistake could or could not have influenced the ratepayers in recording their votes; the question appears to me to be simply has the statute been complied with. lf a by-law of this nature, in order to be a. valid by-law, must name a day within the financial year in which the same is passed when the by-law shall take effect, and if it must be approved by the ratepayers before the council can pass it, it appears to me that the proposed by-law which is to be taken into consideration by the council after having 1335 been voted upon by the ratepayers, and to be passed as 031, . having been approved by them, must be the very one $,"'_N5(' which was submitted to them. The proposed by-law C0R';bm_ as submitted to the ratepayers and voted upon by them, my Qp Tgg and the only one of which they approved, and which, as approved by them, the council could pass, was upon G---e J the face of it absolutely void. because that proposed W: ' by-law being declared to take efiect and. to come into operation on the thirteenth of December, 1873, and the debentures authorized to be issued thereunder being made payable on the 29th December, 1893, such deben tures were not, as the statute required them to be, made payable within twenty years from the day on which such bylaw takes effect. Then it was argued that, notwithstanding the proceedings of the 7th April, 1874, ' the by-law which was introduced into the council of 1873 in September of that year was substantially passed in fact and in law upon and by the vote of the rate payers of the 16th October, 1873, approving of its being passed by the council. and that all further acts of the council to give validity to the by-law were purely...show more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800494
  • 9781236800497