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House of Commons Debates-Resolution Respecting Constitution Act

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Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Motion in Amendment-Procedure Respecting Debate

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — April 23, 1981 [Page 2324] THE CONSTITUTION MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN— MOTION IN AMENDMENT—PROCEDURE RESPECTING DEBATE Hon. Jack Austin: Honourable senators, I should like to address a question to the Deputy Leader of the Government. Could he tell us what the order of the debate will be with respect to the Constitution and, particularly, at what time amendments will be brought before the chamber, and what time will be permitted for debate on such… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Motion in Amendment-Procedure Respecting Debate

House of Commons Debates-Resolution Respecting Constitution Act

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES GOVERNMENT ORDERS [Translation] THE CONSTITUTION RESOLUTlON RESPECTING CONSTITUTION ACT, 1981 The House resumed debate on the motion of Mr. Chrétien, seconded by Mr. Roberts, for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada. And on the amendment of Mr. Epp, seconded by Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton)—That the motion be amended in Schedule B of the proposed resolution by deleting Clause 46, and by making all necessary changes to the Schedule consequential thereto; and on the notices of… Read more House of Commons Debates-Resolution Respecting Constitution Act

House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Resolution Respecting Constitution Act

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES — April 21, 1981 THE CONSTITUTION RESOLUTION RESPECTING CONSTITUTION ACT, 1981 [Page 9341] [English] The House resumed debate on the motion of Mr. Chrétien, seconded by Mr. Roberts, for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen respecting the Constitution of Canada. And on the amendment of Mr. Epp, seconded by Mr. Baker (Nepean-Carleton)—That the motion be amended in Schedule B of the proposed resolution by deleting Clause 46, and by making all necessary changes to the Schedule consequential thereto. Mr.… Read more House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Resolution Respecting Constitution Act

Constitutional Accord: Canadian Patriation Plan

Click here to view the original document (PDF). CONSTITUTIONAL ACCORD CANADIAN PATRIATION PLAN OTTAWA April 16, 1981. CONSTITUTIONAL ACCORD CANADIAN PATRIATION PLAN WHEREAS Canada is a mature and independent country with a federal system of government, AND WHEREAS the Parliament of the United Kingdom has retained, at the request of the Parliament of Canada and with the approval of the Provinces, residual power to amend certain parts of the British North America Acts upon receiving a proper request from Canada, AND WHEREAS it is fitting and proper for the Constitution… Read more Constitutional Accord: Canadian Patriation Plan

Amending Formula for the Constitution of Canada: Text and Explanatory Notes

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Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Notice of Motion Respecting Disposition

Click here to view the original document (PDF). SENATE DEBATES — April 15, 1981 [Page 2303] THE CONSTITUTION MOTION FOR AN ADDRESS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN—MOTION RESPECTING DISPOSITION Leave having been given to proceed to Motion No. 2: Hon. Royce Frith (Deputy Leader of the Government), pursuant to notice of yesterday, April 14, moved: That the motion of the Honourable Senator Perrault, P.C., for an Address to Her Majesty concerning the Constitution of Canada shall be disposed of as follows: l. The debate on the said motion and any… Read more Senate Debates- The Constitution- Motion for an Address to Her Majesty the Queen- Notice of Motion Respecting Disposition

House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Request for Convening of First Ministers Conference

Click here to view the original document (PDF). COMMONS DEBATES — April 15, 1981 [Page 9294] THE CONSTITUTION REQUEST FOR CONVENING OF FIRST MINISTERS’ CONFERENCE Right Hon. Joe Clark (Leader of the Opposition): My question is directed to the Prime Minister, whom I first want to congratulate on receiving what he would regard as good news from the superior court of Quebec— An hon. Member: Court of appeal. Mr. Clark:—court of appeal? Court of appeal. I feel that the legal questions should be decided by the courts, and I am… Read more House of Commons Debates, The Constitution, Request for Convening of First Ministers Conference