V-2 - Railway Ticket Sales Act

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chapter V-2
Railway Ticket Sales Act
RAILWAY TICKETJune 17 1988June 17 1988
Repealed, 1988, c. 27, s. 1.
1988, c. 27, s. 1.
1. Any railway company subject to the jurisdiction of the Legislature of Québec, or to which the Railway Act (chapter C-14) within the meaning of section 1 of the said act applies, may appoint, in any city, town or village of Québec, such persons as it chooses as agents for the sale of tickets to passengers or persons wishing to travel by railway.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 1; 1968, c. 9, s. 90.
2. The company employing any such agent shall give him a certificate of his appointment, signed by the president or an officer authorized by the president, under the seal of the company appointing him.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 2.
3. Such agent shall keep the certificate in a conspicuous part of his office or place of business, where it can be easily seen and read by those resorting to the office.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 3.
4. The provisions of sections 2 and 3 shall apply to every agent of a company other than those mentioned in the foregoing section 1, who desires to issue tickets over any railway line, operated by a company subject to the jurisdiction of the Legislature of Québec or to which the Railway Act applies.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 4; 1968, c. 9, s. 90.
5. Any ticket sold by an agent appointed in accordance with the provisions of this act shall have the name of such agent and the date of the sale legibly written or stamped upon it. If a ticket is sold for use on a railway operated by electricity, it shall bear, in addition to the name of the agent selling it and the date of the sale, the year of its issue.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 5.
6. Any agent regularly authorized as aforesaid may procure from the agent of any other company a ticket for a passenger to whom he has sold a ticket to travel over the line or any part of the line operated by the company for which he is the authorized agent, so as to enable such passenger to travel to the point of junction from which he has previously secured his ticket.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 6.
7. Nothing in this act contained respecting the appointment of agents for the sale of tickets shall prevent the station agents of a company, at their stations, and in their ticket offices at such stations, from selling tickets to passengers about to enter upon and travel by railway from the said stations.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 7.
8. (1)  Every railway company subject to the jurisdiction of the Legislature of Québec, or to which the Railway Act applies, shall repay to every holder of a ticket over a railway the cost of his ticket, if unused in whole or in part, less the ordinary and regular fare for the distance for which such ticket has been used.
(2)  Such repayment shall be made at any station or office of the company between and including the points covered by the ticket.
(3)  The claim for such repayment shall be made within thirty days from the expiration of the time for which the ticket was issued, in accordance with the conditions thereon. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, any ticket sold for use on a railway operated by electricity shall be valid for three years from the date of its issue.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 8; 1968, c. 9, s. 90.
9. (1)  Every passenger who presents a single journey ticket, issued by a company mentioned in section 1, upon a train within the time for which the conditions printed on such ticket and the date thereon show such ticket to be good, may apply to the conductor of such train to have the privilege of stopping over granted, and the time for which the ticket is valid extended.
(2)  Such privilege and extension of time shall be granted by such conductor on tickets issued to travel from one place to another in Québec.
(3)  No passenger shall be entitled to have such time extended for more than two days for every 80 km of distance to be travelled in Québec.
R. S. 1964, c. 291, s. 9; 1984, c. 47, s. 213.
10. The Minister of Transport shall have charge of the application of this Act.
1972, c. 55, s. 124.
11. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.
REPEAL SCHEDULE

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 291 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter V-2 of the Revised Statutes.