The Framework of Union: A Comparison of Some Union Constitutions

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Cape Times, 1908 - Constitutions - 207 pages
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Page 124 - of Congress, become the seat of Government of the United States, and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the Legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards and other needful buildings ; and " (18) To make all laws which shall
Page xxx - of provincial courts, both of civil and of criminal jurisdiction, and including procedure in civil matters in those courts. 15. 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. 1
Page ix - law, or in the heads of departments. 3. The president shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate, by granting commissions, which shall expire at the end of their next session. Section 3. 1. He shall from time to time give
Page vi - according to the discipline prescribed by congress : 17. To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square), as may, by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of congress, become the seat of government of the United States, and to
Page xxxi - 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 of the Union; 2. All the powers, privileges, and duties at the Union by law conferred and imposed in Upper Canada on the separate schools and
Page 188 - States shall guarantee to every State in the Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion : and, on application of the Legislature, or of the Executive [when the Legislature can not be convened] against domestic violence.
Page 182 - 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. (r)
Page vi - and offences against the law of nations : 11. To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water : 12. To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years : 13. To provide and maintain a navy : 14. To make rules for the government
Page 123 - and offences against the Law of Nations. "(11) To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water. " (12) To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years. " (13) To provide and maintain a Navy. " (14) To make rules for the government
Page 129 - 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 general advantage of two or more of the Provinces. 11. The incorporation of Companies with provincial objects. 12.