The Constitution of Canada
University Press, 1889 - 356 pages
A detailed history of the Canadian Constitution and the Constitutions of each of the country's provinces, this volume includes documents from official legislatures and information about public officials and procedures.?The Canadian Constitution is one of the oldest constitutions in the world. Based on the Magna Carta, the document began as the Royal Proclamation of 1763. After the American Revolution, many British loyalists moved to Canada, and the Canadian Confederation eventually established the Dominion of Canada and four of its provinces, which still remain today.?Making little changes to the constitution passed at the Canadian Confederation, the official Canadian Constitution was passed and approved by all provinces aside from Quebec in 1982. The document establishes the country's system of government and civil rights of all its citizens.
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Page 7 - The Missing Fragment of the Latin Translation of the Fourth Book of Ezra, discovered, and edited with an Introduction and Notes, and a facsimile of the MS., by ROBERT L.
Page 265 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 305 - One Consolidated Revenue Fund, to be appropriated for the Public Service of Canada in the Manner and subject to the Charges in this Act provided.
Page 302 - All stocks, cash, banker's balances and securities for money belonging to each Province at the time of the union, except as in this Act mentioned, shall be the property of Canada, and shall be taken in reduction of the amount of the respective debts of the Provinces at the union.
Page 187 - Province, an Appeal shall lie to the Governor-General in Council from any Act or Decision of any Provincial Authority affecting any Right or Privilege of the Protestant or Roman Catholic Minority of the Queen's Subjects in relation to Education: 4.
Page 303 - Ontario and Quebec conjointly. shall be charged with interest at the rate of five per centum per annum thereon. 115. New Brunswick shall be liable to Canada for the amount (if any) by which its public debt exceeds at the union seven million dollars, and shall be charged with interest at the rate of five per centum per annum thereon.
Page 122 - Four Years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for...
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Page 306 - The Parliament and Government of Canada shall have all Powers necessary or proper for performing the Obligations of Canada or of any Province thereof, as Part of the British Empire, towards Foreign Countries, arising under Treaties between the Empire and such Foreign Countries.
Page 298 - Property and civil rights in the Province : 14. The Administration of Justice in the Province, including the constitution, maintenance, and organization of Provincial Courts, both of Civil and of Criminal Jurisdiction, and including procedure in civil matters in those Courts : 15.