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BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, 1867.
ure of seat, 31 (1)---The same applied to a Member of
the L. Council of Quebec, 74. Of Speaker of H. of Commons, for 48 hours ; a Speaker pro tem. may be elected, 47. - The same applied to L.
Assemblies of Ontario and Quebec, 87. Of a Lieut.-Governor; Governor General may appoint an
Administrator for the time being, 67.
Government of Canada :-See Privy Council.
Governments of Ontario and Quebec, 63, 134, 135.
Administration of Justice :-See Justice.
Administrator of the Government :
Governor General, for any Province, in absence, &c.,
Admiralty Courts :
Admission of other colonies :
seat in the Executive Council (Ontario and Quebec), 63.
See Public Works. Laws in relation to Agriculture may be enacted by Parliament, and also by the Provincial Legislatures, if not repugnant to any Act of Parliament, 95.
Algoma Algoma District : Every male householder therein, being a British subject, may vote at Elections for the House of Commons 41.
-And for the Legislative Assembly, 84. Aliens :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (25).
Allowances to the Provinces : -See Public Revenues.
Amendments to Provisions of this Act :
tive Governments, may be changed, viz.-Of Canada,
The Parliament of Canada may amend the provisions of
the Act (or of the Laws continued in force by authority thereof), in respect to Governor in Council, 12.
Quorum of Senate, 35.--Electoral Districts, 40.
-Elections, Qualification of Members and of Electors, and Trial of Controverted Elections, 41, 42. Absence of Speaker, 47.- -Readjustment of Representation decennially, 51, 52. -Uniformity of laws relative to Property and Civil Rights, 94. -Salary of Governor-General, 105. -Customs and Excise Laws
of the Provinces, 122- -Penitentiary of Canada, 141. The Provincial Legislatures may amend the provisions
of this Act (or of the Laws continued in force by author-
Heads of Departments, and their functions, 134, 135.
The Legislature of Quebec may also amend the same, in
respect to--Term of Office of a Legislative Councillor, 72—Quorum of Legislative Council, 78. — Electoral Divisions (for the L. Assembly) set forth in section 40; but those included in the 2nd Schedule (p. 234) may not be altered without the concurrence of the majority of the Members of those Divisions at 2nd and 3rd readings of the Bill 80.
The Lieut. -Governor in Council may alter the Great Seal
of the Province (Ontario and Quebec), 136.
Annual Sessions :
decision affecting the rights of the minority in School
matters, 99 (3, 4). Parliament may provide for the organization of a Court
of Appeal for Canada, 101. Appropriation Bills :-See Money Votes. Assets, Liabilities and Property :
Adjustment thereof, &c., 102 to 126, 142.
Are under Provincial control, 92 (7).
Attorney General : Has a seat in the Executive Council (Ontario and Quebec), 63- -Appointed, during pleasure by the Lieut. -Governor 135.- His functions and duties, 134, 135.
Auctioneers' Licences :
Are under exclusive Provincial control, 92 (9).
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (15).
Disqualifies a Senator, 31 (3).
Beacons and Buoys :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (9).
Bills of Exchange :
ment, 91 (18).
Borrowing tals,) 92 (7). Coinage :
-For Provincial purposes; Under the control of the
Admission of, into the Union, 146. Canada :
Declared to be the name of the New Dominion, 3, 4. Divided into four Provinces, 5. -Limits of each de
fined, 6, 7. Canals : Such as connect one Province with another, or extend
beyond the limits of a Province, are under control of Parliament, 92 (10, a).--And such, also, as are declared to be for the general advantage of Canada, or of two
or more Provinces, 92 (10, c). Casting Vote : Speaker of House of Commons has a casting vote only, 49.-Of the L. Assembly, 87. -(In the Senate, when the voices are equal, the decision is deemed to be in the Negative, 136.-—
The same also in the Legislative Council. Quebec, 79.)
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (6).
each Census, 51.
Charitable Institutions :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (14). Commissioner of Crown Lands : Has a seat in the Executive Council (Ontario and
Quebec), 63.-Appointed during pleasure, by the Lieut.-Governor, 134.--His functions and duties, 134, 135.
control, 92 (11)--Certain exceptions specified, 92 (10). Consolidated Revenue Fund :--See Public Revenues.
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (23).
Courts :-See Justice, Administration of.
Courts, Procedure of :-See Property.
Criminal Laws :
of Criminal Courts), 91 (27).
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (14).
Customs Laws :
by Parliament, 122. Importation (from one Province to another) of foreign
dutiable goods, 123. Debts, Public :-See Public Debt.
Defence of the Country :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (7).
Denominational Schools --See Education.
Disallowance of Bills :
General, may be disallowed by the Queen within two
years, 56. Provincial Legislatures ; Bills assented to by the Lieut.
Governor may be disallowed by the Governor General within one year, 56, 90.