House in committee on Bill (No. 21) to amend and consolidate the law respecting railways-The Minister of Railways and Canals.
On section 24; regulations of the board.
The MINISTER OF RAILWAYS AND CANALS moved that section 24 be amended by striking out the three subsections (e), (f) and (g) and substituting the following :
(e) With respect to the use on an engine ot nettings, screens, grates and other devices and the use on any engine or car, of any appliances or precautions and, generally, in connection with the railway respecting the construction, use and maintenance of any Are guard or works which may be deemed by the board necessary and most suitable to prevent as far as possible fires from being started or occurring upon, along or near the right of way of the railway.
(f) With respect to the rolling stock, apparatus, cattle-guards, appliances, signals, methods, devices, structures and works to be used upon the railway so as to provide means for the due protection of property, the employees of the company and the public.
(g) With respect to any matter, act or thing which by this, or the special Act, is sanctioned, required to be done, or prohibited.