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Day: October 14, 1980

Senate Debates- The Constitution Debate- Interpretation of Section 51 of Proposed Constitution Act

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — October 14, 1980 THE CONSTITUTION DEBATE INTERPRETATION OF SECTION 51 OF PROPOSED CONSTITUTION ACT, 1980 [Page 840] [Translation] Hon. Arthur Tremblay: Honourable senators, my question is directed to either the Leader of the Government or the Deputy Leader of the Government. It has to do with section 51 of the proposed resolution. It is intended to get information which [Page 841] will allow me to make an accurate reading of that section. The section reads: Class 1 of section… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution Debate- Interpretation of Section 51 of Proposed Constitution Act

House of Commons Debates – The Constitution – Request for Reference to Supreme Court of Canada to Test Legality of Resolution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES — October 14, 1981 THE CONSTITUTION REQUEST FOR REFERENCE TO SUPREME COURT OF CANADA TO TEST LEGALITY OF RESOLUTION [Page 3629] Right-Hon. Joe Clark (Leader of the Opposition): Madam Speaker, I have a question for the Prime Minister following the reasoning of the Prime Minister in response to my colleague, the hon. member for St. John’s East. Since the Prime Minister is so sure of the legality of his government’s position on the constitutional resolution now before the House of… Read more House of Commons Debates – The Constitution – Request for Reference to Supreme Court of Canada to Test Legality of Resolution