Federation, Colonial and British: Being an Exposition of the Federal Systems of Switzerland, the United States of America, Canada and Germany, in Aid of the Formation of Suitable Constitutions for the Effectuation of Australasian and British Federation, with Suggestion as to Many Direct and Indirect Advantages
Edwards, Dunlop & Company, 1891 - 116 pages
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Page 43 - Local Works and Undertakings other than such as are of the following classes : — a. Lines of Steam or other Ships, Railways, Canals, Telegraphs, and other Works and Undertakings connecting the Province with any other or others of the Provinces, or extending beyond the Limits of the Province : b.
Page 108 - ... at par in all parts of the United States in payment of taxes, excises, public lands, and all other dues to the United States, except for duties on imports ; and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to individuals, corporations, and associations within the United States, except interest on the public debt, and in redemption of the national currency.
Page 41 - Commerce 3 The raising of Money by any Mode or System of Taxation. 4 The borrowing of Money on the Public Credit. 5 Postal Service. 6 The Census and Statistics. 7 Militia, Military and Naval Service, and Defence. 8 The fixing of and providing for the Salaries and Allowances of Civil and other Officers of the Government of Canada.
Page 41 - Tender. 21. Bankruptcy and Insolvency. 22. Patents of Invention and Discovery. 23. Copyrights. 24. Indians, and Lands reserved for the Indians.
Page 43 - Such Works as, although wholly situate within the Province, are before or after their Execution declared by the Parliament of Canada to be for the general Advantage of Canada or for the Advantage of Two or more of the Provinces.
Page 48 - All Articles of the Growth, Produce or Manufacture of any one of the Provinces shall, from and after the Union, be admitted free into each of the other Provinces.
Page 41 - Indians. 25. Naturalization and Aliens. 26. Marriage and Divorce. 27. The Criminal Law, except the Constitution of Courts of Criminal Jurisdiction, but including the Procedure in Criminal Matters.
Page 45 - The Parliament of Canada may, notwithstanding anything in this Act, from Time to Time provide for the Constitution, Maintenance, and Organization of a General Court of Appeal for Canada, and for the Establishment of any additional Courts for the better Administration of the Laws of Canada.