Constitution of Canada: The British North America Act, 1867; Its Interpretation, Gathered from the Decisions of Courts, the Dicta of Judges, and the Opinions of Statesmen and Others; to which is Added The Québec Resolutions of 1864, and the Constitution of the United States
J. Lovell, 1880 - 414 pages
"The British North America act, 1867, its interpretation, gathered from the decisions of courts, the dicta of judges, and the opinions of statesmen and others, to which is added The Quebec resolutions of 1864, and the constitution of the United States."--T.p.
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Page 393 - Vice-President, declaring what officer shall then act as President, and such officer shall act accordingly until the disability be removed or a President shall be elected. 7. The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation which shall neither be increased nor...
Page 234 - 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 162 - 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 331 - So, if a law be in opposition to the Constitution, if both the law and the Constitution apply to a particular case, so that the court must either decide that case conformably to the law, disregarding the Constitution, or conformably to the Constitution, disregarding the law, the court must determine which of these conflicting rules governs the case. This is of the very essence of judicial duty.
Page 394 - Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason, unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
Page 136 - There shall be, between all the territories of the United States, and the territories of the republic of Costa Rica, a reciprocal freedom of commerce. The subjects and citizens of the two countries, respectively...
Page 245 - Looking, then, to the common law, from whence came the right which the Constitution protects, we find that when private property is "affected with a public interest, it ceases to be juris privati only.
Page 194 - The imposition of punishment by fine, penalty, or imprisonment for enforcing any law of the province made in relation to any matter coming within any of the classes of subjects enumerated in this section: 16.
Page 324 - In and for each Province the Legislature may exclusively make Laws in relation to Education, subject and according to the following Provisions : — (1) Nothing in any such Law shall prejudicially affect any Right or Privilege with respect to Denominational Schools which any Class of Persons have by Law in the Province at the Union...