British North America Act, 1867, S. 109
109. All Lands, Mines, Minerals, and Royalties belonging to the several Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick at the Union, and all Sums then due or payable for such Lands, Mines, Minerals, or Royalties, shall belong to the several Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick in which the same are situate or arise, subject to any Trusts existing in respect thereof, and to any Interest other than that of the Province in the same.
Documents related to section 109
[Note: The Provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan were placed in the same position as the original provinces by the Constitution Act, 1930 (No. 26 infra).
Newfoundland was also placed in the same position by the Newfoundland Act (No. 32 infra).
With respect to Prince Edward Island, see the Schedule to the Prince Edward Island Terms of Union (No. 12 infra).]