The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 272

Friday, the 19th of
September, A.D. 1919

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

A. C. Boyce
Commissioner

Whereas, by Order No. 7562 (General Order No. 41), dated the 15th day of July, 1909, the Board prescribed conditions and limitations to be endorsed upon the forms of bill of lading therein approved for use in Canada; and it having developed that shippers and carriers are not always receiving the protection of the said conditions and limitations during the time when freight, in carloads, is being interswitched by the terminal carrier to the line carrier under the terms of the Board's General Interswitching Order No. 252, dated the 26th day of October, 1918; and it appearing to the Board that such protection should be provided for,—

It is ordered: That those terminal carriers that do not issue the bill of lading for the entire movement of such freight to its destination, and which are subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, shall give the shipper a local bill of lading on the appropriate form provided for in the said General Order No. 41, covering the movement by interswitching service to the point of transfer to the line carrier that issues the bill of lading to the destination; or, if preferred and in lieu thereof, shall give the shipper what is commonly known as an interline or switching ticket or receipt, which shall contain the words, received subject to the conditions of the Company's bill of lading, which are made a part hereof.

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.