Scott Act


Scott Act
   The popular name given to the Temperance Act introduced by (Sir) R. W. Scott and passed by the Dominion government in 1878. Its principal provisions were that on a petition of one-fourth of the electors of a city or county, a vote was to be taken, and if a majority of the votes polled were in favour of the act, it came into force at the close of the then current license year.
   Index: B A measure for introducing prohibition by local option, 249.
   Bib.: Johnson, First Things in Canada.

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