The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. 8984

Saturday, the 11th of
December, A.D. 1909

Whereas notices of concurrences in joint tariffs are not required by secs. 335 and 336 of the Railway Act relating to international traffic, traffic from Canada through a foreign country into Canada, and from a foreign country through Canada into a foreign country; and whereas the Railway Act, sec. 333, provides "that where traffic is to pass over any continuous route in Canada operated by two or more companies, the several companies may agree upon a joint tariff for such continuous route, and the initial company shall file such joint tariff with the Board, and the other company or companies shall promptly notify the Board of its or their assent to and concurrence in such joint tariff; it is ordered that the following form of certificate shall be used in notifying the Board of assent to and concurrence in a joint tariff, or in a supplement thereto, applicable between points in Canada, that has been published and filed by another company, and to which the company giving assent and concurrence has been made a party; the certificate to be used for one schedule only, to be printed on paper eight inches wide by eleven inches long, and to be mailed to the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board:—

(Name of concurring company in full)

 ..  ..  ..  ..  .. Department

(Place and date) ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. .

No. C. C. (from 1 progressively).

The Board of Railway Commissioners
for Canada.

This is to certify that the (name of concurring company in full) assents to and concurs in the publication and filing of the joint tariff (or joint supplement) described below, and hereby makes itself a party thereto and bound thereby.

(Full title and C.R.C. No. of schedule concurred in.)

Date effective  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. .

Issued by  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. (Company.)

This certificate to be signed with name and title of the official of the concurring company appointed by by-law of the company to prepare and issue tariffs, or by some person duly authorized to sign for him, such person to affix his name in full and his name and authority for the purposes of thie Order to be communicated to the Board. And it is further ordered that in lieu of the individual certificate hereinbefore prescribed, the Board is prepared to receive a general certificate of concurrence in the following form, in all joint tariffs and supplements thereto, applicable between points in Canada, that have been published and filed by other companies named therein, and to which the company giving assent and concurrence has been made a party; the certificate to be mailed to the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board:

(Name of concurring company in full)

 ..  ..  ..  ..  .. Department

(Place and date) ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. .

No. G. C. (from 1 progressively).

The Board of Railway Commissioners
for Canada.

This is to certify that the (name of concurring company in full) assents to and concurs in all joint tariffs and supplements thereto, that may hereafter be published and filed by (the name of company in full), in which this company is named as a party thereto, in so far as such schedule contains rates which apply, with Canada, to or via (not from) this company's points.

This certificate to be signed in person by the official of the concurring company appointed by by-law of the company to prepare and issue tariffs. And it is further ordered that the company which prepares and issues the joint tariff shall, against the name of each of the other concurring companies, show in small type the C.C. or G.C. number, as the case may be, of the certificate of concurrence of such company in such joint tariff. That two copies of all certificates of concurrence shall be filed with the Board, one marked "duplicate," which will be stamped with the date or receipt by the Board and returned to the send; and it is further ordered that under sec. 323 of the Railway Act, the only procedure in the case of objection to any joint tariff shall be by formal application by the objecting company to the Board for an order disallowing the said tariff. The circular re concurrence certificate issued by the Board September 16, 1904, and Feb. 15, 1905, are rescinded. This order shall come into effect on Feb. 1, 1910.