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LEGAL GROUNDS LIBRARY

FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RIDICULOUS - By Gordon R. MacKenzie

Is it any wonder that politicians vote on their own raises and pension benefits? The average person might just wonder what they are doing for all that money. Here’s a list of some of the more unusual acts passed by our various provincial government over the years:

Abandoned Orchards Act.
Aliens’ Real Property Act.
Bees Act
Bread Sales Act
Dead Animal Disposal Act
Disorderly Houses Act
George R. Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art Act
Hotel Registration of Guests Act
Hypnosis Act
Lightning Rods Act
Off Road Vehicles Act
One Day’s Rest in Seven Act
Regulations Act
Riding Horse Establishments Act
Seed Potatoes Act
Settler’s Pulpwood Protection Act
Statutes Act
Time Act
Topsoil Preservation Act
Trees Act
Upholstered and Stuffed Articles Act
Wild Rice Harvesting Act

No doubt these laws deal with serious problems, but it does make you wonder if we’re getting our money’s worth!

This article is presented as general information only and is not to be relied on as legal advice. You should contact your lawyer to see how the law applies to your circumstances before any action is taken.





 
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