Category: Miscellaneous

Clause Suggested by Professor F. R. Scott to be Added to the B.N.A. Act providing a method of Amendment

Click here to view the original document (PDF). Clause Suggested by Professor F.R. Scott to be Added to the B.N.A. Act providing a method of Amendment. Sec. 148. 1. Any provisions of this Act except these enumerated in subsection 2 hereunder may be amended by a maj- ority vote of the members of both houses of the Dominion Parliament assembled in joint session. 2. The following provisions of this Act, namely, Section 51 Section 51a, Section 92, ss. 1 Section 92, ss. 12, Section 92, ss. 13 except those portions… Read more Clause Suggested by Professor F. R. Scott to be Added to the B.N.A. Act providing a method of Amendment

Forgotten Amendments to the Canadian Constitution

Click here to view the original document (PDF). FORGOTTEN AMENDMENTS TO THE CANADIAN CONSTITUTION It may come as a surprise to some students of the Canadian constitution to learn that one paragraph of the preamble and no less than eight sections of the original B.N.A. Act (1867) have been totally repealed, while three other sections have been partially repealed. These changes are quite apart from those made by the later B.N.A. Acts of 1871, 1875, 1886, 1907, 1915, 1916, 1930 and 1940, which are usually considered to be the formal… Read more Forgotten Amendments to the Canadian Constitution