The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 290

Monday, the 12th of
April, A.D. 1920

In the matter of section 345 of the Railway Act, 1919, and the regulations to be prescribed for the issue and recording of free transportation by railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board:

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F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

J. G. Rutherford
Commissioner

Upon reading the submissions filed and the report of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board—

It is ordered as follows:

  1. That the Regulations to Govern the Issue and Recording of Free Transportation by railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, attached hereto marked A, be, and they are hereby, approved and prescribed for the use of such companies; and that each and every company be required to issue all free transportation, and keep all free transportation records, in conformity therewith.
  2. That the said regulations are, and by virtue of this order do become, the lawful rules according to which all free transportation is to be issued and all free transportation records are to be kept.
  3. That each and every person directly in charge of the free transportation of any such company be, and he is hereby, required to see to, and' he is hereby made responsible for, the correct application of the said regulations in the issue and recording of free transportation; and that it shall be unlawful for any such company, or for any person directly in charge of the free transportation of any such company, to issue any free transportation or to keep any free transportation records except in the manner and form in the said regulations set forth and hereby prescribed, and except as hereinafter authorized.
  4. That the foregoing, regulations shall, so far as the same are applicable, apply as well to all free transportation issued by express, telegraph, or telephone companies.

F. B. Carvell
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.