An Act to amend The Manitoba Boundaries Extension Act, 1912 and The Ontario Boundaries Extension Act.

14 George VI, c. 16 (Canada)

[Assented to 1st June, 1950.]

1912, c. 32. 1912, c. 40. HIS Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Construction of certain sections. 1. Section three of The Manitoba Boundaries Extension 1912, chapter thirty-two of the statutes of 1912, and section two of The Ontario Boundaries Extension Act, chapter forty of the statutes of 1912, shall be read and construed as though the reference in each of those sections to:

"the most eastern point of Island Lake, as shown in approximate latitude 53°30' and longitude 93°40' on the railway map of the Dominion of Canada published, on the scale of thirty-five miles to one inch, in the year one thousand nine hundred and eight, by the authority of the Minister of the Interior"

were in each case a reference to

"the most eastern point of Island Lake, as fixed on the ground in the year 1930 by the erection of concrete monument number 295 of the Ontario-Manitoba Boundary Survey and situated in about north latitude 53°44'19" .42 and in about west longitude 93°39'14" .91"

and as though the reference in each of those sections to

"the point where the eighty-ninth meridian of west longitude intersects the southern shore of Hudson Bay"

were in each case a reference to

"a point twenty-one and four-tenths feet due west astronomic from the point where the eighty-ninth meridian of west longitude intersects the southern shore of Hudson Bay, as the latter point was fixed by the Geodetic Survey of Canada in the year 1929".

Coming into force. 2. This Act shall come into force on a day to be fixed proclamation of the Governor in Council, but such proclamation shall not be issued until after the Legislature of Ontario has consented to any increase, diminution or alteration of the limits of the Province of Ontario provided for by this Act and the Legislature of Manitoba has consented to any increase, diminution or alteration of the limits of the Province of Manitoba provided for by this into force.


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