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the formal protest may be extended at any time thereafter as of the date of the noting.

93. Where a dishonored bill is authorized or required to tary is not be protested, and the services of a notary cannot be obtained at the place where the bill is dishonored, any justice of the peace resident in the place may present and protest such bill and give all necessary notices, and shall have all the necessary powers of a notary in respect thereto :

Expenses.

Fees chargeable.

Forms.

Evidence of presenta

honor and notice.

2. The expense of noting and protesting any bill or note, and the postages thereby incurred, shall be allowed and paid to the holder in addition to any interest thereon:

3. Notaries may charge the fees in each Province heretofore allowed them:

4. The forms in the first schedule to this Act may be used in noting or protesting any bill or note and in giving notice thereof. A copy of the bill or note and indorsement may be included in the forms, or the original bill or note may be annexed and the necessary changes in that behalf made in the forms:

5. A protest of any bill or note, and any copy thereof as tion, dis- copied by the notary or justice of the peace, shall, in any action be prima facie evidence of presentation and dishonor, and also of service of notice of such presentation and dishonor as stated in such protest.

Dividend warrants may be crossed.

Repeal.

94. The provisions of this Act as to crossed cheques shall apply to a warrant for payment of dividend.

95. The enactments mentioned in the second schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, as from the commencement of this Act, to the extent in that schedule mentioned:

Provided, that such repeal shall not affect anything done Proviso. or suffered, or any right, title or interest acquired or accrued before the commencement of this Act, or any legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such thing, right, title or interest;

2. Nothing in this Act or in any repeal effected thereby "The Bank shall affect the provisions of "The Bank Act: "

Act," not affected.

Acts 15 Geo.

and 17, Geo.

not to ap

3. The Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, passed Imperial in the fifteenth year of the reign of His late Majesty III. c. 51 George III., intituled "An Act to restrain the negotiation III, c. 30 of Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange under ply. a limited sum within that part of Great Britain called England," and the Act of the said Parliament passed in the seventeenth year of His said Majesty's reign, intituled, "An Act for further restraining the negotiation of Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange under a limited sum within that part of Great Britain called England," shall not extend to or be in force in any Province of Canada, nor shall the said Acts make void any bills, notes, drafts or orders which have been or may be made or uttered therein.

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96. Where any Act or document refers to any enact- Construcment repealed by this Act, the Act or document shall be other Acts, construed and shall operate as if it referred to the corresponding provisions of this Act.

97. This Act shall come into force on the first day of ComSeptember next.

mencement of Act.

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the above bill was, by me, at presented for acceptance to

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A. B.,

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(Date and place.)

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FORM B.

PROTEST FOR NON-ACCEPTANCE OR FOR NON-PAYMENT OF A BILL PAYABLE GENERALLY.

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did exhibit the original bill of exchange, whereof a true

copy is above written, unto E.F., the

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Whereof I, the said notary, at the request aforesaid, have protested, and by these presents do protest against the acceptor, drawer and indorsers (or drawer and indorsers) of the said bill, and other parties thereto or therein concerned, for all exchange, re-exchange,, and all costs, damages and

interest, present and to come, for want of

the said bill.

All of which I attest by my signature.
(Protested in duplicate.)

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A.B.,

Notary Public.

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