British North America Act, 1867, S. 118

118. The following Sums shall be paid yearly by Canada to the several Provinces for the Support of their Governments and Legislatures:

Dollars.

Ontario ………………………… Eighty thousand. 
Quebec ………………………. Seventy thousand. 
Nova Scotia ……………………… Sixty thousand. 
New Brunswick …………………. Fifty thousand.

Two hundred and sixty thousand;

and an annual Grant in aid of each Province shall be made, equal to Eighty Cents per Head of the Population as ascertained by the Census of One thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the Case of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, by each subsequent Decennial Census until the Population of each of those two Provinces amounts to Four hundred thousand Souls, at which Rate such Grant shall thereafter remain. Such Grants shall be in full Settlement of all future Demands on Canada, and shall be paid half-yearly in advance to each Province; but the Government of Canada shall deduct from such Grants, as against any Province, all Sums chargeable as Interest on the Public Debt of that Province in excess of the several Amounts stipulated in this Act.

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[Note: Repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act, 1950 (No. 34 infra). The section had been previously superseded by the Constitution Act, 1907 (No. 22 infra). See the Provincial Subsidies Act and the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act (Canada).]