An Act to provide for extending the Eastern Shore Road in the County of Halifax.
(Passed the 31st day of March, 1851.)
BE it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:
Governor may appoint Commissioner to lay out the Shore Road and expend £10,000:
I. So soon as any person shall give security to the satisfaction of the Governor, in such manner and to such amount as he shall direct, that the extension of the Eastern Shore Road in the County of Halifax from Musquodoboit Harbor to Ship Harbor, and other Settlements lying on the Eastern Coast, will be commenced without delay, and that Monies for that purpose to the extent of One thousand pounds will be forthwith provided and paid and advanced during the progress of the work as may be required; the Governor may appoint a Commissioner or Commissioners for the purpose of superintending the expenditure of such Monies, who shall lay out the same in opening and completing the Road, and shall return, upon oath, to the office of the Provincial Secretary, a full and accurate account of the Monies expended thereon.
One-third of Monies granted for Roads and Bridges to be paid to Lender thereof:
II. Until the Monies so advanced, with interest thereon, shall be annually appropriated out of the Monies granted for the service of Roads and
granted for Roads and Bridges to be Bridges for the County of Halifax, One third part of the sum so advanced, with the interest then due, to be paid to the Lender thereof, in whose favor the Governor may draw Warrants on the Treasury for such yearly amount, and if the Monies so allotted shall be less than the third part of the sum advanced with the interest, in any one year, the whole Monies granted shall be appropriated for such purpose.
In case no Monies granted for Roads, &c. Public Funds not to be pledged:
III. In case hereafter no Monies shall be granted or appropriated for the service of Roads and Bridges in the County of Halifax, nothing herein contained shall be held to not to beany pledge, guarantee, or lien of or upon the Public Funds or Revenue of the Province, for the re-payment of the Monies so advanced.