Bill (No. 52) respecting the
Company-'"'^1 - -tli
Bill (No. 53) respecting the rea1'-'' an Telegraph Company.-Mr. 1
t'ij.gH ^T°- 54) to incorporate the Dominion Bii]lsiuance Company.-Mr. Maepherson. Korthp P^0' ^ respecting the Canadian ern Railway Company.-Mr. Davis.
criminal, code amendment.
R- LENNOX (South Simcoe) moved for tlie p„,° introduce a Bill (No. 56) to amend "Ununal Code, 1892.
(Bib?-_lion- Sir WILFRID LAURIER
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H ^mister). Explain.
pose';nfLENNOX. This Bill is for the pur-in «.1 correcting a difficulty that is found Rn<lei' °Pei'ation of the Criminal Code. ivith lr ?n Act of tlie Ontario legislature ®strat erence to tlle notion of certain ma-oxist; ?s' there is a provision, which also legist- tlle Dominion statutes, that if a tak6 f'ate>
in a case where he is entitled to titles takes more fees than he is en-t°£etw' R® is liable to a penalty of $80, "Rich -i .with the costs of the action in '[DOT]idea recovered. But it has been de-that n ecently that although he is liable to *W^wity, in a case where he has sum-to SoVa^isciicti011 and therefore is entitled tit 6x„e ,fees>
he is not liable to a penalty if
h'U'eiVcts fees in a case which is of a V V C" j inv
only "j criminal character and where he is shall vVestigating a case to ascertain if it eXacts f sent to trial. If in that case he atai] i. ,s where not entitled to any fees Is not liable to tlie penalty which is fill by this section of the Code, 1892,
corresponding section of the Onfy, -I'-',- it is manifestly fair, neces-^acts iat in a case where a magistrate l shoun68 an<t is not entitled to any fees f Wonirt liable to as great a penalty as **1 ai,j, e where he is entitled to some more than he is entitled to.
RtOe. ^0tl asreed to', and Bill read the first
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