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tinues vested in the Queen, 9.--Administered by the
Governor-General in Her Name, 10. Ottawa named as the seat of Government, until otherwise
directed by the Queen, 16. May, on the recommendation of the Governor-General,
summon 3 or 6 additional Senators, 26, 27. Reservation of Bills for the signification of Her Majesty's
Pleasure, 55, 57.- -Disallowance of Bills to which the
Royal assent has been given by the Governor, 56. Lieut.-Governors of Provinces act in the name of the
Queen, 72, 75, 82.
of Commons, 20 Members, 48.- -Of the Legislative
limits of a Province, are under control of Parliament,
Are under Provincial control, 92 (6).
Representation in Parliament :
37.- -May be proportionately increased, 52. To be re-adjusted after each decennial census, 51.
Reserved Bills :
-Such Bills have no force unless, within 2 years, the Assent of the Queen in Council is announced, 57. Provincial Legislatures; Lieut.-Governor may reserve
Bills, 55, 90.- Not to have force unless assented to within one year thereafter, 57, 90.
Revenues, Public:-See Public Revenues.
Royal Assent to Bills :
General in his discretion, 55. —Copies thereof to be
sent to England ; May be disallowed within 2 years, 56. Provincial Legislatures : May be declared by the Lieut.
Governor, 55, 90. - May be disallowed by Governor
General in Council within one year, 56, 90. Rupert's Land:
Admission of, into the Union, 146.
Sable Island :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (9).
Dominion, 91 (8). -Of Provincial Officers, 92 (4).
Of Judges, 100. -- Of Governor-General, 105. Savings Banks :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (16). Scal (Great) of the Provinces : Those of Upper and Lower Canada to be used, until
altered by Lieut.-Governor in Council (Ontario and
Quebec), 136. Seat of Government : Of Canada ; To be Ottawa, until otherwise directed by
the Queen, 16. Of each Province; To be as herein named, until other
wise directed by the Provincial Executive, 68. Secretary and Registrar, Provincial : Has a seat in the Executive Council (Ontario and Que
bec), 63--Appointed during pleasure, by the Lieut.. Governor, 135.–His duties and functions, 134, 135.
-Provision for a proportionate increase of 3 or 6, 26. —No further appointments to be made until the Members are reduced to the
normal number, 27.-The number of Senators never to exceed 78, 28. -Or 82 after admission of Newfound
land, 147. Qualification of Senators, 23. Mode of summoning qualified persons to the Senate, 24,
25. Any (heretofore) Legislative Councillor offered a place in
the Senate must decide within thirty days, 127. Oath of allegiance and declaration of qualification, 128,
(Schedule 5). A Senator holds his seat for life, 29.- But may resign
the same, 30. -Or it may become vacant for certain causes defined, 31. Vacancies to be filled up by the Governor-General, 32. Questions respecting qualification or vacancy to be de
cided by the Senate, 33. Speaker to be appointed, from time to time, by the Gov
ernor-General, from among the Senators, 34. Fifteen Senators to constitute a Quorum, 35. Questions to be decided by a majority of voices, including
the Speaker ; When the voices are al, the decision is
deemed to be in the Negative, 36. Senators are disqualified from sitting in the House of
Separate Schools : See Education.
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (10).
Short Title of Act, 1.
during pleasure, by the Lieut.-Governor, 135. —His
Speaker of House of Commons (or of Legislative Assembly):
vacancy may occur, 45.- -Applied to L. Assembly, 87. To preside at all meetings of the House (Commons), 46.
--(L. Assembly), 87. In case of absence for 48 hours, a Speaker pro tem. may
be elected (Commons), 47.-(L. Assembly), 87. May vote only when the voices are equal (Commons) 49.(L. Assembly), 87.
Speaker of Legislative Assembly (Quebec):
by the Lieut. Governor, 77.—Has a seat in the Ex
ecutive Council, 63. Votes as a member only (when the voices are equal, the
decision being deemed to be in the Negative), 79. Speaker of Senate : To be appointed, from time to tine, by the Governor
General, from among the Senators, 34. Votes as a Senator only (when the voices are equal, the
decision being deemed to be in the Negative), 36. Steam-Ships : International and Intercolonial Lines of Steamers are
under control of Parliament, 92 (10, a, b).
-See Money Votes.
Tavern Licences :
For raising money for Provincial, Local or Municipal
purposes are under Provincial control, 92 (9). Taxation : Bills for imposing any tax must originate in the Com
mons, 53.–Or the Legislative Assembly, 90. — Being first recommended by the Governor-General, 54.-Or by the Lieut.-Governor, 90. The raising of money by any system of taxation is under
exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (3). Direct taxation within a Province, for Provincial pur
poses, is under Provincial control, 92 (2). Public Property of Canada not liable to taxation, 125. Telegraph Lines : Such as connect two Provinces, or extend beyond the
limits of a Province, are under control of Parliament, 92 (10, a). See also 92 (10, c).
Timber, Public :
Is under Provincial control, 92 (5)
Trade and Commerce :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (2).
Disqualifies a Senator, 31 (4). Treasurer of the Province : Has a seat in the Executive Council (Ontario and
Quebec), 63. — Appointed, during pleasure, by the Lieut.-Governor, 134. His duties and functions, 134, 135.
Uniformity of Laws : -See Property and Civil Rights.
by the Queen in Council, and to be declared by Pro
clamation, 3. “ Canada
to be the name of the new Dominion thereby constituted, 4. -Divided into 4 Provinces, 5.
Limits of each defined, 6, 7. Vacancies : In the Senate : By resignation, 30.--Through some dis
qualifying, cause, 31. -Questions relating thereto to be dealt with by the Senate, 33. -Vacancy to be filled
up by the Governor-General, 32. In the House of Commons; Issue of writs in respect
thereof, 43. In the office of Speaker ; New election to be had (Com
mons), 45.-L. Assembly, 87. In the Legislative Council (Quebec), 74. -Questions relating thereto to be dealt with by the L. Council, 76.- Vacancy to be filled up by the Lieut.-Governor,
Weights and Measures :
The three Imperial Acts amending the British North America Act, are inserted immediately after it. They are so short that no Index to their provisions is requisite.