Series GR-2884 - Records relating to Special Constables under the Railway Act

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Records relating to Special Constables under the Railway Act

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GR-2884

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  • 1903-1996 (Creation)
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    British Columbia. Court Registry (Vancouver)

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70 cm of textual records

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The series consists of applications, certificates of appointment, oaths, certificates of dismissal and indexes for Special Constables under the Railway Act filed at the Vancouver Court Registry between 1903 and 1996. Appointments were made by a Vancouver Police Magistrate or a Vancouver Stipendiary Magistrate (or Deputy) or the Chief Commissioner of Police for the Dominion of Canada on the recommendation of member of the Department of Investigation for the railway company. Certificates of dismissal were issued by the Superintendent or an Inspector of the Department of Investigation of the railway company. This collection has records for the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway, the Great Northern Railway and Via Rail Canada.

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Transferred from Ministry of Attorney General, 1989 and 2000.

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Accession number(s): G89-354; 93-8779

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