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Month: March 1949

Newfoundland Act

Click here to view the original document (PDF). (BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, 1949) [Note: The present short title was substituted for the original short title (in italics) by the Constitution Act, 1982 (No. 44 infra).] 12-13 George VI, c. 22 (U.K.) An Act to confirm and give effect to Terms of Union agreed between Canada and Newfoundland [23rd March 1949] Whereas by means of a referendum the people of Newfoundland have by a majority signified their wish to enter into confederation with Canada; And whereas the Agreement containing Terms of… Read more Newfoundland Act

British North America Bill. Commons — March 2, 1949 (UK)

Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). HC Deb 02 March 1949 vol 462 cc371-473 371 Order for Second Reading read. 3.41 p.m. The Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (Mr. Philip Noel-Baker) I have it in Command from His Majesty to acquaint the House that he places his prerogative and interests so far as concerns the matters dealt with by this Bill at the disposal of Parliament. I beg to move, “That this Bill be now read a Second time.” The purpose of the… Read more British North America Bill. Commons — March 2, 1949 (UK)