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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 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).

Seal (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

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 Registar, 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 Mari-
time Provinces, 22.--(with four additional from
Newfoundland, when admitted, 147).--Provision for
a proportionate increase of 3, or 6, 25.- -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 admis-
sion of Newfoundland, 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 vazancy, to be de-
cided by the Senate, 33.

Speaker to be appointed, from time to time, by the
Governor General, from among the Senators, 34.
Fifteen Senators to constitute a Quorum, 35.
Questions to be decided by a majority of voices, includ-
ing the Speaker; When the voices are equal, 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

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.
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 Council (Quebec):

Appointed from time to time (from among the Members)
by the Lieut. -Governor, 77. Has a seat in the

Executive 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 time, 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 Inter-colonial Lines of Steamers, are
under control of Parliament, 92 (10 a, b).

Supply:-See Money Votes.

Tavern Licences:

Such as are issued for Provincial or Municipal purposes,
are under Provincial Control, 92 (9).

Taxation:

Being

Bills for imposing any tax must originate in the Com-
mons, 53.-Or the Legislative Assembly, 90.
first recommended by the Governor General, 54.--Or
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).

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Townships:

May be constituted, by Proclamation (Quebec), 144.

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 there-
by 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).

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