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Month: June 1856

An Act to change the Constitution of the Legislative Council by rendering the same Elective.

Click here to view the original document (PDF). ANNO DECIMO-NONO ET VICESIMO VICTORIAE REGINAE CAP. CXL An Act to change the Constitution of the Legislative Council by rendering the same Elective. Reserved for the signification of Her Majesty’s pleasure 16th May, 1856. The Royal Assent given by Her Majesty in Council on the 24th June, 1856; and Proclamation thereof made by His Excellency Sir Edmund Walker Head, Governor General, in the Canada Gazette of the 14th July, 1856. WHEREAS by an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed… Read more An Act to change the Constitution of the Legislative Council by rendering the same Elective.