Category: Constitutional Statutes

Victoria R, Proclamation, 1 July 1867 (For Uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, into One Dominion, under the name of Canada)

Document Information Date: 1867-07-01 By: Victoria Citation: Victoria R, Proclamation, 1 July 1867, reprinted in The Canada Gazette, No. 1, Vol. I. Other formats: No. 1. VOL. I. The Canada Gazette. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY. OTTAWA, MONDAY, JULY 1, 1867. CANADA. By the QUEEN. A PROCLAMATION For uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, into one Dominion, under the name of CANADA. WHEREAS by an Act of Parliament, passed on the twenty-ninth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, in the thirtieth year of Our reign,… Read more Victoria R, Proclamation, 1 July 1867 (For Uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, into One Dominion, under the name of Canada)

Constitution Act, 1867 (UK)

Document Information Date: 1867-03-29 By: Victoria Citation: Constitution Act (UK), 30 & 31 Vict, c. 3, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 5. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). (THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, 1867) Table of Contents I. PRELIMINARY (1-2) 1. Short Title 2. Application of Provisions Referring to the Queen II. UNION (3-8) 3. Declaration of Union 4. Construction of Subsequent Provisions of Act 5. Four Provinces 6. Provinces of Ontario and Quebec 7. Provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick 8. Decennial… Read more Constitution Act, 1867 (UK)

Union Act, 1840 (UK)

Document Information Date: 1840-07-23 By: Victoria Citation: Union Act (UK), 3-4 Vict, c 35, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 4. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada [23d July 1840] “Whereas it is necessary that Provision be made for the good Government of the Provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada, in such Manner as may secure the Rights and Liberties and promote the Interests of all Classes… Read more Union Act, 1840 (UK)

Constitutional Act, 1791 (UK)

Document Information Date: 1791-12-26 By: George III Citation: Constitutional Act (UK), 31 Geo III, c 31, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 3. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). 31 George III, c. 31 (U.K.) An Act to repeal certain Parts of an Act, passed in the fourteenth Year of his Majesty’s Reign, intituled, An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec, in North America; and to make further Provision for the Government of the said Province. “WHEREAS… Read more Constitutional Act, 1791 (UK)

Quebec Act, 1774 (UK)

Document Information Date: 1774-06-22 By: George III Citation: Quebec Act (UK), 14 Geo III, c 83, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 2. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). 14 George III, c. 83 (U.K.) An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America. “WHEREAS his Majesty, by his Royal Proclamation bearing Date the seventh Day of October, in the third Year of his Reign, thought fit to declare the Provisions which had been made in… Read more Quebec Act, 1774 (UK)