Reference documents

Lord Durham’s Report on British North America

BRITISH NORTH AMERICA   REPORT   TO THE QUEEN’S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY   May it please your majesty   Your majesty, in entrusting me with the Government of the Province of Lower Canada, during the critical period of the suspension of its constitution, was pleased, at the same time, to impose on me a task

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Renvoi relatif à la sécession du Québec,1998

Renvoi relatif à la sécession du Québec, [1998] 2 R.C.S. 217 DANS L=AFFAIRE DE l=article 53 de la Loi sur la Cour suprême, L.R.C. (1985), ch. S-26; ET DANS L=AFFAIRE D=UN renvoi par le Gouverneur en conseil au sujet de certaines questions ayant trait à la sécession du Québec du reste du Canada formulées dans

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Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998]

Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217 [http://www.lexum.umontreal.ca/csc-scc/en/]   IN THE MATTER OF Section 53 of the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. S-26;   AND IN THE MATTER OF a Reference by the Governor in Council concerning certain questions relating to the secession of Quebec from Canada, as set out in Order

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Letters Patent Constituting the Office of Governor General of Canada

Letters Patent Constituting the Office of Governor General of Canada Effective October 1, 1947 “GEORGE R.” CANADA George the Sixth, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith. [SEAL] To All To Whom these Presents shall come, GREETING: Whereas by certain Letters

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Monck to Macdonald, May 24 1967

(Unofficial transcription) L. Monck                                                                                                                                                                           Confederation London – May 24 . 67   My dear Macdonald The proclamation appointing  the Union to come into operation on July 1 and nominating the members of the Senate was agreed to by the Queen in council on Wednesday last and appeared in the Gazette of that  ???????, so

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Introduction To The Study Of The Law Of The Constitution by A. V. Dicey

This book is (as its title imports) an introduction to the study of the law of the constitution; it does not pretend to be even a summary, much less a complete account of constitutional law. It deals only with two or three guiding principles which pervade the modern constitution of England. My object in publishing

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Les Résolutions de Québec 1864

Les Résolutions de Québec   Une union fédérale sous la couronne de la Grande-Bretagne aurait l’effet de sauvegarder les intérêts les plus chers et d’accroître la prospérité de l’Amérique du Nord-Britannique, pourvu qu’elle puisse s’effectuer à des conditions équitables pour les diverses provinces.   Le meilleur système de fédération pour les provinces de l’Amérique Britannique

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Quebec Resolutions 1864

Report of Resolutions adopted at a Conference of Delegates from the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, and the Colonies of Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island, held at the city of Quebec, October 10,1864, as the Basis of a proposed Confederation of those Provinces and Colonies The best interests and present and future

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A consolidation of the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982

CANADA: A CONSOLIDATION OF THE CONSTITUTION ACTS 1867 TO 1982 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONSOLIDATED AS OF OCTOBER 1, 1989 FOREWORD This consolidation contains the text of the Constitution Act, 1867 (formerly the British North America Act, 1867), together with amendments made to it since its enactment, and the text of the Constitution Act, 1982, as

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Loi constitutionnelle de 1867 à 1982

LOIS CONSTITUTIONNELLES DE 1867 à 1982 AVANT-PROPOS La présente codification contient le texte de la Loi constitutionnelle de 1867 (antérieurement l’Acte de l’Amérique du Nord britannique, 1867), avec les modifications apportées depuis son adoption, ainsi que le texte de la Loi constitutionnelle de 1982, avec les modifications apportées depuis son adoption. La Loi constitutionnelle de

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