An Act Further to Amend "The Indian Act", Chapter Forty-three of the Revised Statutes:
Document reading "An Act Further to Amend "The Indian Act", Chapter Forty-three of the Revised Statutes. "134. No official or employee connected with the inside or outside service of the Department of Indian Affairs, and no missionary in the employ of any religious denomination, or otherwise employed in mission work among Indians, and no school teacher on an Indian reserve, shall trade with any Indian, or sell to him directly or indirectly, any goods or supplies, cattle or other animals." "2. In Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, no person or persons shall be allowed on an Indian Reserve to barter, directly or indirectly, with any Indian, or sell to him any goods or supplies, cattle or other animals - without the special license in writing of the Superintendent General, which license he may at any time revoke" "3. Every offender against the provisions of this section shall be liable to a fine equal in amount to double the sum received for the goods, supplies, cattle or other animals sold, and in addition to the costs of prosecution before a police magistrate, a stipendiary magistrate, a justice of the peace of the Indian agent of the locality where the offence occurs; and the evidence of the Indian to whom the sale was made, and the production to, or view by, the magistrate or Indian agent of the article or animals sold, shall be sufficient evidence on which to convict." "135. Any offender sentenced by a magistrate or Indian agent, under any provision of this Act or any amendment thereof, to the payment of a penalty or of costs, or of both, shall, in default of payment, but liable to imprisonment, notwithstanding that such provision does not expressly authorize such imprisonment to be imposed in the event of non-payment of the penalty; but by the term of such imprisonment shall not exceed that to which the offender may be sentenced for the offense"
McKay - Box 2 - Angus McKay - Folder 5 - WB 1usaskarchives:39196
University Library, University of Saskatchewan
McKay family fonds
1 physical item; 12.5 x 20.5 cm