An Act respecting The Toronto Suburban Railway Company.
Assented to 8th April, 1915.
Whereas The Toronto Suburban Railway Company, hereinafter called "the Company," has, by petition, represented that it was incorporated by chapter 94 of the Acts passed in the fifty-seventh year of Her late Majesty Queen Victoria's reign, and was empowered as therein provided to acquire the undertaking, railway, franchises, rights, powers, privileges and other real and personal property of certain railroads therein mentioned; and whereas the powers of the Company were extended and defined by chapter 124 of the Acts passed in the sixty-third year of Her late Majesty's reign and by chapter 91 of the Acts passed in the first year of His late Majesty King Edward the Seventh's reign, and by Chapter 94 of the Acts passed in the fourth year of His late Majesty's reign, and by chapter 148 of the Acts passed in the ninth year of His late Majesty's reign, and by chapter 153 of the Acts passed in the tenth year of His late Majesty's reign, and by chapter 133 of the Acts passed in the first year of his Majesty's reign and by chapter 150 of the Acts passed in the second year of His Majesty's reign; and whereas it is desirable to grant to the Company certain additional powers; and whereas the Company, by its petition, has prayed that it be enacted as hereinafter set forth; 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:—
Operation of railway on Sunday. Rev. Stat. c. 185.
1.—(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the The Ontario Railway Act or in any other general or special Act applicable to the Company, the Company may operate cars and trains upon any part of its railway already constructed or upon the part thereof between Toronto and Guelph now under construction on the Lord's day for the carrying of passengers, and the Company may run such cars or trains before the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon and after the hour of five o'clock in the afternoon, on the Lord's day, as may be necessary for the transportation of milk exclusively, but no freight of any other kind shall be carried, nor shall it be lawful for the Company to collect any fare or toll for the transportation of freight on the Lord's day except for the transportation of milk as aforesaid, but nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent the running of empty cars or trains either from a car shed or any point on the line of railway for the purpose of receiving the milk for transportation as aforesaid or back to the car sheds after the delivery of the same.
(2) The exercise of the rights conferred by this section shall be subject to such regulations as "The Ontario Railway and Municipal Board" may impose.