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Chapter 82.

An Act respecting The Humber Valley Electric Railway Company.

Assented to 8th April, 1915.

Preamble

Whereas The Humber Valley Electric Railway Company was incorporated by an Act passed in the Second year of His Majesty King George the Fifth, Chaptered 135, and was by the said Act authorized to construct and operate a railway by electric or other motive power except steam as therein set forth; and whereas the Company has by its petition prayed that an Act may be passed extending the time for the commencement and completion of its undertaking; and whereas it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition;

Therefore, His Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:—

2 Geo. V., c. 135, declared to be in force.

1. Subject to the provisions of this Act, the said Act passed in the second year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Fifth, chaptered 135, is declared to be and to have been in force from the date of the passing thereof, notwithstanding any neglect or default on the part of the Company in complying with any of the provisions of the said Act, and anything required to be done by the said Act may be done after the passing of this Act.

Time for commencement and completion of railway extended.

2. Notwithstanding anything contained in The Ontario Railway Act, the Railway authorized by the said Act passed in the second year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Fifth, chaptered 135, and by this Act, shall be commenced within two years and completed within five years after the first day of March, 1915, and if the construction of the Railway is not commenced and fifteen per cent. of the amount of the capital stock is not expended thereon within two years after the first day of March, 1915, or if the Railway is not completed and put in operation within five years from the first day of March, 1915, then the powers granted to the Company by the said Act and this Act shall cease and be null and void as respects so much of the railway as then remains uncompleted.

Approval of Hydro-Electric Power Commission to gauge, construction and voltage.

3. The gauge and style of construction of the road of the said Railway, and the voltage of the electric power to be used in the operation of the Railway shall both be subject to the approval of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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