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Report on the Constitution of the Dominion of Canada: Prepared for ...
Joseph Adolphe Chapleau
No preview available - 2016
Act assigned exclusively Agriculture and Colonization appointed Assembly authority British Columbia British North Brunswick Canada proper census classes of subjects Colonial Committee Confederation Act constitution controverted elections Court of Canada criminal jurisdiction Crown decennial Deputy Eeeves Despatch district Dominion Parliament Dominion Treasury Eesponsible Government England English exclusively make laws Executive five French language Government of Canada holds office House of Commons Imperial Indians Judiciary lands Legislative Council Lieutenant Governor maintenance and management Manitoba matters coming Minister Mother owner municipal North-West Territories Nova Scotia number of electors Ontario and Quebec Ottawa Parliament of Canada population powers prevention of bribery Prince Edward Island Private Bills privileges Privy Council property qualification therein Province may exclusively Province of Quebec Provincial courts Provincial Governments Queen reside salary section devoted exclusively Senate Session subjects next hereinafter subsidy suffrage Supreme Court taxation tion total number Union universal suffrage voices are equal vote
Page 2 - Subjects next hereinafter enumerated; that is to say, 1 The Public Debt and Property 2 The Regulation of Trade and 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 2 - Fisheries. 13. Ferries between a Province and any British or Foreign Country or between Two Provinces. 14. Currency and Coinage. 15. Banking, Incorporation of Banks, and the Issue of Paper Money. 16. Savings Banks. 17. Weights and Measures. 18. Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes. 19. Interest. 20. Legal Tender. 21. Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
Page 2 - 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 3 - In each Province the Legislature may exclusively make laws in relation to matters coming within the classes of subjects next hereinafter enumerated, that is to say, — i.
Page 2 - Provinces; and for greater Certainty, but not so as to restrict the Generality of the foregoing Terms of this Section, it is hereby declared that (notwithstanding anything in this Act) the exclusive Legislative Authority of the Parliament of Canada extends to all Matters coming within the Classes of Subjects next herein-after enumerated; that is to say,— 3.
Page 3 - 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 11 - 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.
Page 3 - 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 3 - The amendment from time to time, notwithstanding anything in this act, of the constitution of the province, except as regards the office of lieutenant-governor. 2) Direct taxation within the province in order to the raising of a revenue for provincial purposes. 3) The borrowing of money on the sole credit of the province. 4) The establishment and tenure of provincial offices, and the appointment and payment of provincial officers.