Building the National Railways (1851 - 1885)

An act to further amend the Chinese Immigration Act, 1892

Document Summary:

1: Repeals section 13 of the original Chinese Immigration Act. Any Chinese person wishing to leave Canada and return at a later date must register with a government official at his place of departure. A Chinese resident must provide details of the foreign places he wishes to visit and how he will get there and back. He will pay a fee of $1 for this service, return within six months of leaving and prove his identity upon return.

2: Any Chinese resident affected by the provisions in this repealed section may return to Canada at any time within the following six months upon passage of this act, so long as the Canadian government has not quarantined his vessel.