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  The Constitution
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm with a federal system of parliamentary government and strong democratic traditions.
It is an amalgam of codified acts and uncodified traditions and conventions.
The composition of the Constitution of Canada is defined in section 52(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982 as consisting of the Canada Act 1982 (including the Constitution Act, 1982), all acts and orders referred to in the schedule (including the Constitution Act, 1867), and any amendments to these documents.
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  Canada Act 1982 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Canada Act 1982 is an Act of Parliament passed by the British Parliament that severed virtually all remaining constitutional and legislative ties between the United Kingdom and Canada.
The Canada Act 1982 was signed into law by Her Majesty Elizabeth II Queen of Canada on a rainy April 17, 1982 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Whilst the Canada Act 1982 received the Royal Assent on March 29, 1982 in London, it was not until the Queen came to Canada that the Constitution Act, 1982, its Canadian equivalent, was proclaimed by Letters patent as a statutory instrument by the Queen on her visit to Canada.
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 Unique Facts about Canada: Canadian Independence
After the rebellions of 1837-8, the colonies of Lower and Upper Canada were united in one government, the Province of Canada, with the Act of Union (1840), in a failed attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.
Canada and the other British dominions achieved full legislative sovereignty with the passage of the Statute of Westminster 1931, but prior to the Canada Act 1982 the British North America Acts were excluded from the operation of the Statute of Westminster and could only be amended by the British Parliament.
By the Canada Act 1982, the British Parliament, acting at the request and with the consent of Canada, enacted the Constitution Act 1982, which established a procedure for the amendment of the Canadian constitution by the Canadian Parliament.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Canada's road to political self government began with the British North America Act, 1867 (now called in Canada the "Constitution Act, 1867," although it is still often referred to by its British name, or simply the "BNA Act").
Whilst the Canada Act 1982 received the Royal Assent on March 29, 1982 in London, it was not until the Queen came to Canada that the Constitution Act, 1982, its Canadian equivalent, was proclaimed by letters patent as a statutory instrument by the Queen during her presence in Canada.
The Constitution Act 1982 was signed into law by Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada on a rainy April 17, 1982 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
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 CNEWS - Canadiana: Constitution Acts
The Constitution Act, 1982, was enacted as Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) 1982, c.
The enactments of the United Kingdom Parliament or the Parliament of Canada, and Orders in Council admitting territories, referred to in the footnotes, may be found in Appendix II to the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, and in the annual volumes of the statutes of Canada.
Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick shall form and be One Dominion under the Name of Canada; and on and after that Day those Three Provinces shall form and be One Dominion under that Name accordingly.
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  Canada Act 1982
The Canada Act 1982 is an Act of Parliament passed by the British Parliament that severed all remaining constitutional and legislative ties between the United Kingdom and Canada, in a process referred to as "patriation".
The Canada Act 1982 was signed into law by Her Majesty Elizabeth II Queen of Canada on a rainy April 17, 1982 on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Whilst the Canada Act 1982 received the Royal Assent on March 29, 1982 in London, it was not until the Queen came to Canada that the Constitution Act, 1982, its Canadian equivalent, was proclaimed by Letters patent as a statutory instrument by the Queen on her visit to Canada.
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 NAFTA - Annex II: Canada
Canada reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to residency requirements for the ownership by investors of another Party, or their investments, of ocean-front land.
Canada reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to investment in telecommunications transport networks and telecommunications transport services, radiocommunications and submarine cables, including ownership restrictions and measures concerning corporate officers and directors and place of incorporation.
Canada reserves the right to adopt or maintain any measure relating to the acquisition, sale or other disposition by nationals of another Party of bonds, treasury bills or other kinds of debt securities issued by the Government of Canada, a province or local government.
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 Researching Canadian Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It contains schedule B, the Constitution Act, 1982, which states that the Constitution Acts from 1867 to 1975 and the 1982 Act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
Acts passed after 1985 are republished in the supplements with new section numbering conforming to the new Revised Statutes.
Regulations must be published in the Canada Gazette, Part II within twenty-three days of registration unless the regulations are exempted from publication by the enabling statute.
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 Canada Act — FactMonster.com
Canada Act, also called the Constitutional Act of 1982, which made Canada a fully sovereign state.
Quebec's attempts to oppose the Canada Act ended in Dec., 1982, when its claim to constitutional veto was rejected by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Canada: Government - Government Canada is an independent constitutional monarchy and a member of the Commonwealth of...
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 Canada Act 1982 Information
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Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of England to 1706
The Canada Act 1982 is an Act of Parliament passed by the British Parliament that severed all remaining constitutional and legislative ties between the United Kingdom and Canada, in a process referred to as "patriation".
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 The Constitution Act, 1982
PART VI (1) The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law of Canada, and any law that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution is, to the extent of the inconsistency, of no force or effect.
This Act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 (No. 2) and this Act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
The Constitution Act, 1982 set out in schedule B to this Act is hereby enacted for and shall have the force of law in Canada and shall come unto force as provided in that Act.
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 ICL - Canada - Constitution Act 1982
The government of Canada and the provincial governments are committed to the principal that, before any amendment is made to Class 24 of Section 91 of the "Constitution Act, 1867", to Section 25 of this act or to this part,
Subject to Section 59, this act shall come into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation issued by the Queen or the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada.
This act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 and this act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
www.servat.unibe.ch /law/icl/ca02000_.html   (3646 words)

  
 Thomson Nelson - Political Science -Canadian Politics on the Web/The Constitution of Canada
This act created for the first time a set of amending procedures for the Constitution to be amended entirely in Canada.
The Constitution Act, 1982, was actually created as a part of the Canada Act, 1982.
Constitution Act, 1985 (Representation) permitted future changes to the distribution of seats for Parliament to be done by ordinary statute.
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 Canada
Canada is a federal constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, and defines itself as a bilingual and multicultural nation; both English and French are official languages.
Soon after, Canada was a major front in the War of 1812 between the United States and British Empire and its successful defence had important long-term effects on Canada, including the building of a sense of unity and nationalism among the population of British North America.
Canada's two official languages, English and French, are the mother tongues of 59.7% and 23.2% of the population, respectively.
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 Canada - Constitution Act 1982 - Part VI Amendment to the Constitution Act 1867 {...}
Where any portion of the Constitution of Canada has been or is enacted in English and French or where a French version of any portion of the Constitution is enacted pursuant to Section 55, the English and French versions of that portion of the Constitution are equally authoritative.
Subject to Section 59, this act shall come into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation issued by the Queen or the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada.
This act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 and this act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
www.br3nn0s.org /costituzioni/ca02004_.html   (473 words)

  
 uni.ca - The Canada Act, 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Constitution Act, 1982 set out in schedule B to this Act is hereby enacted for and shall have the force of law in Canada and shall come unto force as provided in that Act.
No Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed after the Constitution Act, 1982 comes into force shall extend to Canada as part of its law.
This Act may be cited as the Canada Act 1982.
www.uni.ca /library/1982canada_act.html   (165 words)

  
 Constitution Act, 1982
Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiveing primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in that language.
Parliament or the legislature of a province may expressly declare in an Act of Parliament or of the legislature, as the case may be, that the Act or a provision thereof shall operate notwithstanding of a provision included in section 2.
An Act or a provision of an Act in respect of which a declaration made under this section is in effect shall have such operation as it would have but for the provision of this Charter referred to in the declaration.
www.rism.org /isg/dlp/bc/background/constitution82.htm   (3987 words)

  
 Constitutional Act, 1982
Every citizen of Canada has the right to vote in an election of members of the House of Commons or of a legislative assembly and to be qualified for membership therein.
(1) Parliament or the legislature of a province may expressly declare in an Act of Parliament or of the legislature, as the case may be, that the Act or a provision thereof shall operate notwithstanding a provision included in section 2 or sections 7 to 15 of this Charter.
This Act may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Constitution Acts 1867 to 1975 (No. 2) and this Act may be cited together as the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/const/annex_e.html   (3659 words)

  
 The Constitution Act, 1982
The Constitution Act, 1982 was originally enacted as Schedule B to a British statute: the Canada Act 1982 (U.K.), 1982, c.
Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in the same language.
Parliament or the legislature of a province may expressly declare in an Act of Parliament or of the legislature, as the case may be, that the Act or a provision thereof shall operate notwithstanding a provision included in section 2 or section 7 to 15 of this Charter.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Constitution Act, 1982 (Schedule B of the Canada Act 1982 (UK)) is a part of the Constitution of Canada.
Before this provision, the British North America Act was the supreme law of Canada by virtue of s.4 of the Colonial Laws Validity Act, a British Imperial statute declaring that no colonial law that violated an Imperial statute was valid.
Section 56 of the Act states that the English and French versions of the Constitution are equal, and section 57 adds that the English and French versions of the Constitution Act, 1982 itself are equal.
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 MACHRAY REVIEW #5: A Lament for British North America
While the interminable process of constitutional reform distorted Canada's politics and public discourse, the most significant legal changes spawned by it were the result of the enactment of the Canada Act 1982.
Canada has ceased to be a nation, not because its political existence has ended, but because its distinctive intention has ceased to be important.
Its suggested "Canada Clause" would have advocated "democratic participation by all Canadians, whatever their race, gender, religion, culture, or physical or mental disability; and concern for the well-being of all Canadians" as well as "respect for the dignity of individuals, groups and communities".
www.prayerbook.ca /library/machray/issue5/machray5d.htm   (5409 words)

  
 Constitution
Up until 1982, most changes to the British North America Act had to be passed by the parliament of Great Britain.
This act did two main things: it added a Charter of Rights and Freedoms and it made the process of changing the constitution something that Canadians could do on their own.
Saskatchewan Act, 1905 (Formerly The Saskatchewan Act, 1905)
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 Virtual Law Office: Constitution Act, 1982
The Constitution Act, 1982 was the last constitutional enactment for Canada to be made by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Parliament or the legislature of a province may expressly declare in an Act of Parliament or of the legislature, as the case may be, that the Act or a provision thereof shall operate notwithstanding a provision included in section 2 or sections 7 to 15 of this Charter.
An Act or a provision of an Act in respect of which a declaration made under this section is in effect shall have such operation as it would have but for the provision of this Charter referred to in the declaration.
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 The Canada Council for the Arts - A brief history of the Canada Council for the Arts
Passage of The Canada Council Act by Parliament.
After intense lobbying, the Canada Council, National Arts Centre, CBC and Telefilm Canada excluded from the revisions of the Financial Administration Act, retaining their arm's-length relationship with Parliament.
Shirley L. Thomson, former Director of the National Gallery of Canada, is appointed Director of the Canada Council in February 1998.
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 Case Studies from Canadian Jurisprudence: Applying International Law Domestically - Case Studies from the Ontario Court ...
Joanna Harrington, argued that, notwithstanding any concerns one might have about the inherent weaknesses of a non-binding approach the Supreme Court took, Canada was acting in bad faith with respect to its treaty commitments when it prevented and frustrated the consideration of a communication by the UN Committee.
The respondent was the Attorney General of Canada and the Minister of Citizen and Immigration.
Canada is a party to the international Covenant and the Protocol, but had not incorporated them into its domestic laws.
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 Sections of the Canadian constitution included in the course
Students in ED 3051 are responsible for selected sections of the various acts that make up the Constitution of Canada.
The "authority" refers to the legislative body that passed the act.
Parliament of Canada, confirmed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom
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