ANNO QUADRAGESIMO TERTIO GEORGII III. REGIS...AN ACT FOR EXTENDING THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF JUSTICE IN THE PROVINCES OF LOWER AND UPPER CANADA, TO THE TRIAL AND PUNISHMENT OF PERSONS GUILTY OF CRIMES AND OFFENCES WITHIN CERTAIN PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA ADJOINING THE SAID PROVINCES.

London: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1803. [3]pp. Two folio leaves. Split at fold, chipped around edges, dampstain on lower edge, tape-repair on center fold. Good only. Item #WRCAM31186

This act of Parliament addresses the issue of crimes committed in the British-controlled Pacific Northwest, and specifically in the Indian Territories. It provides that those who commit offenses in Indian Territories should be tried in the same manner as if the crimes occurred in the provinces of Lower or Upper Canada. The act also allows the governor of Lower Canada to empower Justices for the Indian Territories.

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