The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.
Order no. G.O. 219
|Saturday, the 9th of
February, A.D. 1918
In the matter of the General Orders of the Board Nos. 95 and 160, dated respectively November 2, 1912, and February 24, 1916, requiring railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, whenever any such company issues an embargo against any traffic, to file with the Board a copy of such embargo within forty-eight hours thereafter.
H. L. Drayton
S. J. McLean
A. S. Goodeve
Whereas the American Railway Association and the Canadian Railway Association for National Defence have adopted general regulations to expedite the transmission and handling of embargoes;
Upon reading the said regulations; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Operating Officer of the Board,—
It is ordered: That the said General Orders Nos. 95 and 160 be amended to provide that during the existence of the Canadian Railway Association for National Defence and the continuance of the zone divisions under chairmen, as provided by the said regulations, the zone chairmen shall file copies of all embargo notices to the secretary of the Board, within the time limited by the said General Orders; and that the railway companies be relieved from filing such notices, as required by the said General Orders.
And it is further ordered: That this Order shall be and remain effective for the period the Canadian Eailway Association for National Defence continues in existence and the regulations covered by the General Order of the American Railway Association, No. C.S. 17 and the circular of the Canadian Railway Association for National Defence, dated January 20, 1918, are operative.
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.