An Act for the appropriation of Police Fines in the town of Dartmouth.
(Passed the 18th day of April, A. D. 1865.)
1. Fines-how appropriated.
2. Account of fines to be forwarded to Sessions.
Whereas, a lock-up house has been built and a Police Court established at Dartmouth, in the County of Halifax, and the expense incurred thereby has been paid by an assessment on the rate-payers resident within the town plot of Dartmouth, so called, and no provision has been made for the appropriation of moneys that may arise from the fines imposed by said Court.
Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:
Fines – how appropriated:
1. All the surplus moneys arising from the fines imposed by the said court, after deducting the expenses thereof, shall be paid over from time to time by the Police Magistrates presiding therein to the County Treasurer; and the same shall be appropriated to such public local purposes within the town plot of Dartmouth as the rate-payers at their annual meeting may, by resolution, direct; and the sessions for the county shall issue a warrant for such money in conformity with such resolution.
Account of fines to be forwarded to sessions:
2. An account of all such fines shall be forwarded by the Police Magistrates of Dartmouth annually to the Court of Quarter Sessions for the county.
“For the appropriation of Police Fines in the town of Dartmouth”, 1865 c105