p.3 Notice - Owners, Masters and Engineers of Steamboats are hereby notified that, by Act of Parliament passed last session, the 26th clause of the Steamboat Inspection Act, 22 Victoria, chapter 45, exempting Engineers who had served as such previous to the year 1859, was annulled. The Act as amended requires that all Engineers of Steamboats, on and after the opening of Navigation, 1865, be qualified by a Certificate from the Board of Examining Engineers.
It will therefore be unlawful for a Master or Owner of a Steamboat to employ an Engineer, or an Engineer to serve, in such capacity, without a Certificate from said Board - the penalty for each offence being $200, which will be strictly enforced.
The Board of Examining Engineers will hold sittings for the examination of applicants, and renewal of Certificates to qualified Engineers, as follows:-
At Windsor, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 22nd, 23d, and 24th February.
At Hamilton, on Monday and Tuesday, 27th and 28th February.
At St. Catherines on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th March.
At Toronto on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6th, 7th and 8th March.
At Kingston on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, 10th, 11th, 13th and 14th March.
At Ottawa on Thursday and Friday, 16th and 17th March.
At Montreal on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd March.
At Quebec on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 25th,27th,28th and 29th March.
Information as to the place in which the Board will hold its sittings may be had at the Custom Houses of the several places above named.
By order of the Board, Samuel Risley, Chairman.
William McAuslan, S.B. Inspector.
Kingston, Feb. 25th, 1865.