Elizabeth II, Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1993, 15 April 1994 (Prince Edward Island)

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Date: 1994-04-15
By: Elizabeth II
Citation: Elizabeth II, Proclamation, 15 April 1994.
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Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories

QUEEN, Head of Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.

By His Excellency the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada

To All to Whom these Presents shall come,

A Proclamation

Whereas section 43 of the Constitution Act, 1982 provides that an amendment to the Constitution of Canada may be made by proclamation issued by the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada where so authorized by resolutions of the Senate and House of Commons and of the legislative assembly of each province to which the amendment applies:

And whereas the Senate, the House of Commons and the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Prince Edward Island have, by resolution, authorized an amendment to the Constitution of Canada to be made by proclamation issued by the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada;

And whereas the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada has advised me to issue this proclamation; Now know You that I do issue this proclamation amending the Constitution of Canada in accordance with the schedule thereto.

In Testimony Whereof I have caused these Letters to be made patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed.

At Government House, in the City of Ottawa, this fifteenth day of April in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-four.

By Command,

Registrar General for Canada

Attorney General of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada


1. The Schedule to the Prince Edward Island Terms of Union is amended by adding thereto, after the portion that reads

And such other charges as may be incident to, and connected with, the services which by the “British North America Act, 1867″ appertain to the General Government, and as are or may be allowed to the other provinces;”

to the following

That a fixed crossing joining the Island to the mainland may be substituted for the steam service referred to in this Schedule;

That, for greater certainty, nothing in this Schedule prevents the imposition of tolls for the use of such a fixed crossing between the Island and the mainland, or the private operation of such a crossing;”

2. This Amendment may cited as the “Constitution Amendment, 1993 (Prince Edward Island)”.

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