Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975, SC
By: Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975 SC, c 28, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 41.
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(BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, 1975)
[Note: The short title (in italics) of this Act, which
was enacted as Part I of the Northwest Territories
Representation Act, was changed to the present title by
the Constitution Act, 1982 (No. 44 infra). See also the
note to section 3 of this Act.]
23-24 Elizabeth II, c. 28 (Canada)
[Assented to 13th March, 1975]
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Senate and House of Commons
of Canada, enacts as follows:
. . . . . . . . . .
2. Subsection 51(2) of the Constitution Act, 1867, as enacted by the British North America Act, 1952, is repealed and the following substituted therefor:
“(2) The Yukon Territory as bounded and described in the schedule to chapter Y-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, shall be entitled to one member, and the Northwest Territories as bounded and described in section 2 of chapter N-22 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, shall be entitled to two members.”
3. This Part may be cited as the British North America Act, 1975, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1974-75 and this Part may be cited together as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1975.
3. This Part may be cited as the Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975.
[Note: The original section 3 (in italics) was repealed and a new section substituted by section 31 of the Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 1977 (No. 43 infra). The section enacted in 1977 was repealed and the new section 3 substituted by the Constitution Act, 1982 (No. 44 infra).]
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