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" Every House of Commons shall continue for five years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for choosing the House (subject to be sooner dissolved by the Governor General), and no longer. "
Correspondence Concerning Proposals for Inter-colonial Union, Legislative ... - Page 21
by New Brunswick. Lieutenant Governor (Gordon, 1861-1866) - 1865 - 42 pages
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Parliamentary Procedure and Practice: With an Introductory Account of the ...

Sir John George Bourinot - 1884 - 785 pages
...one session, and its last sitting in the next session."1 A subsequent section also provides that " every House of Commons shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the house, — (subject to be sooner dissolved by the governor-general), — and no longer."3...
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The Revised Statutes of the Province of Quebec: Promulgated and Published in ...

Québec (Province) - 1888 - 721 pages
...the Speaker, arid when the voices are equal, but not otherwise, the Speaker shall have a vote. 50. Every House of Commons shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the House (subject to be sooner dissolved by the Governor-General), and no longer. Decennial...
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The Constitution of Canada

Joseph Edwin Crawford Munro - 1889 - 356 pages
...Act, s. 50, provides that, subject to the above-mentioned power of dissolution by the GovernorGeneral, every House of Commons shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the House. Demise of The Canadian Parliament is not affected by the demise -of the Crown,...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Herbert Baxter Adams, John Martin Vincent - 1889
...advantage to the country. It may be argued with truth that generally in a federal system it •50. Every house of commons shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the house (subject to be sooner dissolved by the governor-general), and no longer. 51....
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Introduction to the Study of Federal Government

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1890 - 190 pages
...vacant District. [Art. 43.\ § 133. Lower House: — Choice; — Term of members. Canada. — Ever)' House of Commons shall continue for Five Years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for choosing the House and no longer. [Art. 5o.\ Germany. — The Diet shall be elected for three years....
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Documents Illustrative of the Canadian Constitution

William Houston - 1891 - 338 pages
...in case of any seat being vacated otherwise than by a dissolution, — shall respectively apply to elections of members to serve in the House of Commons,...for places situate in those Provinces respectively. i The twenty-third and twenty-fourth resolutions were omitted at the London Conference. (See Note 1,...
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Official Record of the Debates: 1891-1898

1891
...originally provided that every legislative assembly of the said colony hereafter to be summoned and chosen shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the same and no longer subject nevertheless to be sooner prorogued or dissolved by the...
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Confederation Documents Hitherto Unpublished, Volume 1

Joseph Pope - 1895
...proportionate Representation of the several Provinces prescribed by this Act is not thereby disturbed. 36. Every House of Commons shall continue for five Years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for choosing the House (subject to be sooner prorogued or dissolved by the GovernorGeneral), and no...
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Safe Citizenship, Or, Canadian and American Citizenship: An Historical ...

James Frith Jeffers, James Lawrence Nichols - 1896 - 585 pages
...the Speaker shall have a vote. (7) The Duration of the House of Commons, after a general election, shall continue for five years from the day of the return of the writs for choosing the House (subject to be sooner dissolved by the Governor-General), and no longer. (8)...
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Débats du Sénat

Canada. Parliament. Senate - 1896
...do so. Then, on the other hand, we have section 50 of the British North America Act which says :— Every House of Commons shall continue for five years from the day of the returning of the writs for choosing the House (subject to be sooner dissolved by the Governor General)...
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