Debates of the Senate: Débats du Sénat

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Page 377 - States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank, and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also in the Gulph of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea, where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish...
Page 365 - And the United States hereby renounce forever, any liberty heretofore enjoyed or claimed by the inhabitants thereof, to take, dry, or cure fish on, or within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbours of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America not included within the above-mentioned limits...
Page 365 - ... provided, however, that the American fishermen shall be admitted to enter such bays or harbours, for the purpose of shelter and of repairing damages therein, of purchasing wood, and of obtaining water, and for no other purpose whatever. But they shall be under such restrictions as may be necessary to prevent their taking, drying, or curing fish therein, or in any other manner whatever abusing the privileges hereby reserved to . them.
Page 556 - That an humble Address be presented to His Excellency the Governor General; praying that His Excellency will be pleased to cause to be laid before this House a...
Page 365 - Fishermen shall also have liberty forever, to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled Bays, Harbours and Creeks of the Southern part of the Coast of Newfoundland hereabove described, and of the Coast of Labrador; but so soon as the same, or any portion thereof, shall be settled, it shall not be lawful for the said Fishermen to dry or cure Fish at such Portion so settled, without previous agreement for such purpose with the Inhabitants, Proprietors, or Possessors of the ground.
Page 365 - Parties, that the Inhabitants of ;the said United States shall have forever, in common with the Subjects of His Britannic Majesty, the Liberty to take Fish of every kind...
Page 447 - In every bay not hereinafter specifically provided for the limits of exclusion shall be drawn three miles seaward from a straight line across the bay in the part nearest the entrance at the first point where the width does not exceed ten miles.
Page 590 - ... to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months and not less than one month with or without hard labour...
Page 541 - This Act shall not come into operation until the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, Which date is in this Act referred to as the commencement of this Act. 10. This Act may be cited as the Employers...
Page 392 - British waters) within three marine miles of any of the coasts, bays, creeks, or harbors in Canada, into port, and search her cargo, and may also examine the Master upon oath touching the cargo and voyage; and if the Master, or person in command, shall not truly answer the questions put to him in such examination, he shall forfeit four hundred...

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