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Queen-Continued.
Executive Government and authority over Canada con-

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.
Quorum :
Of the Senate, consists of 15 Senators, 25- -Of the House

of Commons, 20 Members, 48.- -Of the Legislative
Council, Quebec (until altered by the Legislature), 10
Members, 78. -Of the L. Assembly (Ontario and
Quebec), 20 Members, 48, 87.

Railways:
Such as connect two Provinces, 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).

Reformatories:

Are under Provincial control, 92 (6).

Representation in Parliament :
The number of Members from each Province prescribed,

37.- -May be proportionately increased, 52. To be re-adjusted after each decennial census, 51.

Reserved Bills :
Parliament of Canada ; Governor-General may reserve
Bills for the signification of the Queen's pleasure, 55,

-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

Royal Assent to Bills :
Parliament of Canada : May be declared by the Governor-

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).

Salaries :
Of Lieut.-Governors, 60.-Of Public Officers of the

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.

Senate :
To consist of 72 Members, 21.-24 to be selected from
Ontario, and 24 from Quebec, and 24 from the Maritime
Provinces, 22. -(with four additional from Newfound-
land, when admitted, 147). -

-Provision for a proportionate increase of 3 or 6, 26. —No further appointments to be made until the Members are reduced to the

normal Senate-Continued.

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

Commons, 39.

Separate Schools : See Education.

Shipping:

Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (10).

Short Title of Act, 1.

Solicitor-General (Quebec):
Has a seat in the Executive Council, 63.-_Appointed

during pleasure, by the Lieut.-Governor, 135. —His
functions and duties, 134, 135.

Speaker of House of Commons (or of Legislative Assembly):
To be elected at first sitting, 44. - And as often as a

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

Speaker of Legislative Assembly (Quebec):
Appointed from time to time (from among the Members)

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).

Supply :

-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)
Townships :
May be constituted by Proclamation (Quebec), 14.

Trade

Trade and Commerce :

Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (2).

Treason :

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.
Union of the Provinces :
To take effect within 6 months, on a day to be appointed

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,

75.

Weights and Measures :
Under exclusive control of Parliament, 91 (17).

NOTE.

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.

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