Tag: peace order and good government

COLLECTION: “Peace, Order, and Good Government”

Statutes, Instructions, etc.  Royal Proclamation (1763) Governor Murray’s Commission (1763) Private Instructions to Governor Murray (1763) Quebec Act (1774) Massachusetts Government Act (1774) Constitutional Act (1791) An Act to Make Temporary Provision for the Government of Lower Canada (1838) Union Act (1840) New Zealand Constitution (1852) An Act to provide for the Government of British Columbia (1858) Proclamation of English law in force in British Columbia (1858) Colonial Laws Validity Act, UK (1865) Use in British Parliament: Commons: Select Committee on the Civil Government of Canada, Report (1828) Lords: King’s… Read more COLLECTION: “Peace, Order, and Good Government”

Lord Henry Thring, Practical Legislation (1902)

Document Information Date: 1902 By: Lord Henry Thring Citation: Lord Henry Thring, Practical Legislation: The Composition and Language of Acts of Parliament and Business Documents (London: John Murray, 1902). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). (p. 34) […] In the Home Rule Bill of 1886, entitled Irish Government Act, 1886, a good example will be found of the compression into a few sentences, at the beginning of the Bill, of the whole principle of the measure. Section 1 declared, On and after the appointed day there… Read more Lord Henry Thring, Practical Legislation (1902)

Samuel James Watson, The Powers of Canadian Parliaments (1880)

Document Information Date: 1880 By: Samuel James Watson Citation: Samuel James Watson, The Powers of Canadian Parliaments (Toronto: Carswell & Co., 1880). Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Why Is There No Text? This document has not yet been transcribed. Help us out by transcribing the PDF into a text file and emailing it to pd@theccf.ca. Your help will make PrimaryDocuments.ca the most complete word-searchable electronic repository of documents relating to the Canadian constitution. For more information consult our Be a Contributor page.

UK, HC, “(Lords)—[Bill 52.]—Second Reading”, vol 185 (1867), cols 1164-1196

Document Information Date: 1867-02-28 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “(Lords)—[Bill 52.]—Second Reading“, vol 185 (1867), cols 1164-1196. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). Order for Second Reading read. MR. ADDERLEY Sir, I rise to move the second reading of a Bill for the union in one Dominion, of the Canadas, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. What I have to ask the House to do is to give their consent to the proposal of the representatives of these three 1165… Read more UK, HC, “(Lords)—[Bill 52.]—Second Reading”, vol 185 (1867), cols 1164-1196

UK, HL, “Second Reading”, vol 185 (1867), cols 557-582

Document Information Date: 1867-02-19 By: UK (House of Lords) Citation: UK, HL, “Second Reading“, vol 185 (1867), cols 557-82. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). Order of the Day for the Second Reading read, THE EARL OF CARNARVON said: In laving before jour Lordships the details of one of the largest and most important measures which for many years it has been the duty of any Colonial Minister in this country to submit to Parliament, I must unaffectedly ask for the forbearance… Read more UK, HL, “Second Reading”, vol 185 (1867), cols 557-582

Colonial Laws Validity Act, UK, 1865

Document Information Date: 1865-06-29 By: United Kingdom (Parliament) Citation: An Act to remove Doubts as to the Validity of Colonial Laws, UK, 1865, c 63. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (LEGISLATION.GOV.UK — External Site). Colonial Laws Validity Act 1865 1865 CHAPTER 63 An Act to remove Doubts as to the Validity of Colonial Laws. [29th June 1865] WHEREAS Doubts have been entertained respecting the Validity of divers Laws enacted or purporting to have been enacted by the Legislatures of certain of Her Majesty’s Colonies, and respecting… Read more Colonial Laws Validity Act, UK, 1865

Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, (13 March 1865)

Document Information Date: 1865-03-13 By: Province of Canada (Parliament) Citation: Province of Canada, Parliament, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, 1865 at 962-1032. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Click here to view the rest of the Confederation Debates.  LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MONDAY, March 13, 1865. John A. Macdonald [Kingston, Attorney-General West]—When the House was about to adjourn on Friday night, it was arranged that we should finish to-day the proceedings connected with the Address. I therefore… Read more Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, (13 March 1865)

Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, (8 March 1865)

Document Information Date: 1865-03-08 By: Province of Canada (Parliament) Citation: Province of Canada, Parliament, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, 1865 at 770-814. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (PDF). Click here to view the rest of the Confederation Debates. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, March 8, 1865. Fitzwilliam Chambers [Brockville] said—The position of the speaker who comes towards the last in a debate is, if disadvantageous in some respects, at least advantageous in others. If from… Read more Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North America Provinces, 8th Parl, 3rd Sess, (8 March 1865)