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  Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The British Parliament is traditionally referred to as the "Mother of Parliaments" because it has been the model for most other parliamentary systems, and its Acts have created many other parliaments.
In the United Kingdom, Parliament consists of the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the Monarch.
A nation's 'Prime Minister' is almost always the leader of the majority party in the lower house of parliament, but only holds his or her office as long as the "confidence of the house" is maintained.
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 Monarchy in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch and head of state.
The Commissioners of Canada's northern territories of Nunavut, Yukon and the Northwest Territories are appointed by the federal Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs and are not formal representatives of the Crown.
Canada's constitution was patriated under Prime Minister Trudeau in 1982, becoming a Canadian law rather than an act of the British parliament which required amendment in both jurisdictions.
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 Act of Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Parliament Acts: Under the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, which do not apply for bills seeking to extend Parliament's length to more than five years, if the Lords reject a bill originated in the House of Commons, then the Commons may pass that bill again in the next session.
All UK Acts of Parliament since 1497 are kept in the House of Lords Record Office, including the oldest Act: The "Taking of Apprentices for Worsteads in the County of Norfolk" Act 1497, a reference to the wool worsted manufacture at Worstead in Norfolk, England.
Parliament Acts are executed by the Administration and its superior and directive dome, the Government (specially using the administrative regulations), are applied by the judicial power (judges), and must be obeyed by everybody.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acts_of_Parliament   (3363 words)

  
 Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Initially constituted through the British North America Act of 1867 and styled the "Dominion of Canada", it is governed as a parliamentary representative democracy and is a constitutional monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.
The Canadas were merged into a single colony, the Province of Canada, with the Act of Union (1840) in a doomed attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges (including the Rocky Mountains of Alberta and British Columbia) and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, and the common loon.
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 Canada Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Canadas were merged into a single colony, the Province of Canada, with the Act of Union (1840) in an attempt to assimilate the French Canadians.
Canada's head of state is the monarch, currently Elizabeth II who is styled "Queen of Canada." The day-to-day duties of the head of state are exercised by the Governor General, who is generally a retired politician or other prominent Canadian.
Canada is known for its vast forests and mountain ranges (including the Rocky Mountains) and the animals that reside within them, such as moose, caribou, beavers, polar bears, grizzly bears, and the common loon.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Canada   (5391 words)

  
 Canada ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada occupies most of the northern portion of North America, sharing land borders with the contiguous United States to the south and with the US state of Alaska to the northwest, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west; to the north lies the Arctic Ocean.
Canada is one of the world's wealthiest nations with a high per capita income, a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Group of Eight (G8).
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 Factory Acts Summary
Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of England to 1706
Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of Scotland
Acts of Parliament of the Kingdom of Ireland
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 Act of Parliament – specific acts and their repercussions – government and exploitation of colonies - List of Items ...
Act of Parliament – specific acts and their repercussions – government and exploitation of colonies - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Act of Parliament – specific acts and their repercussions – government and exploitation of colonies
, act introduced by the British prime minister George Grenville and passed by the British Parliament in 1765 as a means of raising money in...
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 Constitution of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the same time, Canada relies on constitutional convention to a much smaller degree than the United Kingdom, and there are parts of the Constitution of Canada (namely the portions that deal with civil rights and provincial-federal relations) in which a literal reading of the constitutional documents closely resembles actual practice.
Modifying the constitution of Canada used to be done by a single majority vote in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom or "Imperial Parliament".
The 1987 Meech Lake Accord, a package of constitutional amendments intended to deal with long-standing concerns of western provinces and demands from the province of Quebec, failed in 1990 when it was not ratified by the ten provincial governments.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canada
Canada exceeds in size both the united States and Australasia, and is almost as large as Europe.
Canada are quoted in the exports of 1906 at $120,518,297, that is more than half the total value of the exports for that year.
Canada there are still to be found descendants of the aborigines whom the white men met on landing three hundred years ago.
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Canada is a modern and technologically advanced country and is largely energy self-sufficient due to its stores of fossil fuels, nuclear energy generation, and hydroelectric power capabilities.
The Canada Act 1982 refers merely to "Canada" and the single name is the current official shortform and longform (as well as bilingual) name in use.
Canada's judical branch of government is composed of a variety of federal and provincial level courts that deal with cases involving federal or provincial realms of jurisdiction.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Canada   (3665 words)

  
 http://potato/ethics/Countries/Canada/law.html
Canada is a federal parliamentary state, divided into eleven provinces and two territories, and it is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Parliament also has the authority to establish a general court of appeal and courts for the better administration of the laws of Canada; it has used this authority to create the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Tax Court.
The Act allows for "facilitation payments," which are made to expedite or secure the performance by a foreign public official of any "act of a routine nature" that is part of the foreign public official's duties or functions.
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 Canada - dKosopedia
Canada's inexpensive prescription drugs are a source of great envy to American seniors, who cross the border to make their purchases.
Canada is officially a "compact between nations" formed after the Seven Years War, which recognised the British dominance of New France that resulted from the defeat of French forces on the Plains of Abraham (near Quebec City) in 1759.
Canada is the second largest country in the world at over 6 million square miles and shares a 5,526 mile border with the United States.
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 Federal Acts and Regulations: An Overview
Parliament consists of three parts: Her Majesty, the Senate and the House of Commons.
Acts originate as bills, which are introduced in either the Senate or the House of Commons.
Public acts are listed in the Table of Public Statutes.
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 Researching Canadian Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Canada Act of 1982 also renames several statutes, renaming the British North American Act of 1867 to the Constitution Act of 1867.
For example, criminal laws are enacted by the Parliament of Canada, but the laws are administered mainly in provincial courts.
Acts passed after 1985 are republished in the supplements with new section numbering conforming to the new Revised Statutes.
library.law.smu.edu /resguide/canada.htm   (1833 words)

  
 Louis Riel
Mysteries of Canada is not intended to be a singular source of reference for any one subject.
In frustration at the lack of action from Canada and in response to a transfer of the territory from Hudson’s Bay Company, Riel established a provisional government to fill a perceived governance void.
Part of the reason for the establishment of the Provisional Government was a response to pressures from the United States for the territory to become part of the Union.
www.mysteriesofcanada.com /Canada/riel.htm   (1120 words)

  
 List of Canada-related topics : QuicklyFind Info
List of Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
List of elections in the Province of Canada
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada
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 CANADA
Canada spans an immense territory between the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east (hence the country's motto), with the United States to the south (contiguous United States) and northwest (Alaska), and the Arctic Ocean to the north; Greenland is to the northeast.
Canada's position between the Soviet Union (now Russia) and the US was strategically important during the Cold War as the route over the North Pole and Canada was the fastest route by air between the two countries and the most direct route for intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Canada claims 12 nautical miles (22 km) of territorial sea, a contiguous zone of 24 nautical miles (44 km), an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles (370 km) and a continental shelf of 200 nautical miles (370 km) or to the edge of the continental margin.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/canada.htm   (3668 words)

  
 Legislation Summary
Under the Westminster system, an item of legislation is known as an Act of Parliament after enactment.
a member of Congress or Parliament), or by the executive, whereupon it is debated by members of the legislature and is often amended before passage.
The interpretation of law by the executive branch or the judiciary has been contended by some to be law-making, particularly when the judicial branch must address laws that appear to conflict (such as constitutional and statutory law).
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This situation can be attributed to Canada's proximity to the United States which currently is the principal target of terrorist groups operating internationally; and to the fact that Canada, a country built upon immigration, represents a microcosm of the world.
Canada is America's largest trading partner, accounting for more than one-fifth of America's exports and a little less than one-fifth of its imports.
LTTE supporters in Canada are suspected of involvement in a number of illegal activities such as drug trafficking, human smuggling and passport forgery and fraud.
www.adl.org /Terror/tu/tu_0401_canada.asp   (2315 words)

  
 Freedom in the World 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada continued to be concerned about policies to curb terrorism and involved in a growing debate over the impact of antiterrorism measures on the country's civil liberties.
Colonized by French and British settlers in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Canada came under the control of the British Crown under the terms of the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
In 1996, parliament amended the constitution to outlaw discrimination based on "sexual orientation" by adding this term to the 1977 Human Rights Act list that includes age, sex, race, religion, and disability.
www.freedomhouse.org /research/freeworld/2003/countryratings/canada.htm   (953 words)

  
 Legislation
The power to call parliament was at the pleasure of the monarch (usually when he or she needed funds).
Increasing political concern was reflected in the House of Lords' successful defeat in February 2000 of an affirmative instrument by which government sought to deny candidates a free mailshot in the 2000 London Mayoral election.
Parliament cannot cope with the demand for new laws, and so delegating the responsibility to another body takes the pressure off Parliament and allows the act to be passed faster, as it does not have to travel through the system as shown earlier.
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 Police State in the US and Canada: The Radio Frequency ID Card
On December 12,2001 John Manley, who was at that time the Liberal Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, entered an agreement with Tom Ridge, the USA Homeland Security Director, called the 30 point Smart Border Declaration.By that agreement both signatories on behalf of their respective countries promised to create a new regime of North America.
lists of people not allowed to fly.), no passport lists (i.e lists of people not allowed to renew their passports), surveillance of internet use, email, cell phone and fax communications, sharing of revenue Canada and census information (i.e.
In Canada they are Pierre Pettigrew, Minister of Foreign affairs, David Emerson,Minister of Industry, Anne McLellan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minster of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (the last being a new department flowing from Task Force demands).
www.globalresearch.ca /index.php?context=viewArticle&code=FOG20060120&articleId=1762   (1393 words)

  
 NTU Info Centre: Act of Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These are laws which are written by a Government minister, exercising legislative powers delegated to him or her by Act of Parliament.
The European Communities Act, which brought the UK into the European Union, the Single European Act which allowed for the creation of the single European internal market or the strangely named Outer Space Act which deals with international treaties on Space).
All Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments are available free on-line under Crown copyright terms from Her Majesty's Stationary Office (HMSO) at http://www.hmso.gov.uk/
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 Canadian Constitutional Documents
Saskatchewan Act, 1905 (Formerly The Saskatchewan Act, 1905)
Constitution Act 1867, which excludes Quebec from the section relating to the organization of schools in the province (section 93).
Amends the Constitution Act, 1867, to raise the number of senators to 105 from 104, to allow Nunavut to be represented by one Senator.
www.solon.org /Constitutions/Canada/English   (2858 words)

  
 Abolition of Parliament Bill
Yet, the proposed Act itself is not protected from amendment, allowing the Government to remove these limitations and transfer all legislative power permanently to itself.
To be slightly critical of the opposition amendment, it does seem to be missing a couple of other Act of Parliament that should be included in the list of exemptions.
The Inquiries Act - abysmal though it is — which sets the regulations for public and judicial inquiries into government and the State.
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 de Freitas Books-Acts of Parliament, Church
These Acts of Parliament relate to the Church of England, its officials and clergy, lands and properties, operation and services.
Through the reign of George II, acts are listed by the year in which the Parliamentary session ends ; from George III on they are by date of passage.
The Acts are listed according to the reigns of the British Kings and Queens.
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 The Intolerable Acts
These acts overturned the principles on which the Massachusetts colony was founded in the charter of 1691.
This act gave the governor full power to appoint local officials and the judiciary, and decreed that in the future, juries would be appointed by the sheriffs, not elected.
They are allied with multinational corporate interests that seek not the preservation of our nation, nor the protection of the inalienable rights and freedoms that our citizens hold, but to the narrowing of the benefits of wealth and power to the hands of their "elite" brethren.
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 Parliament | Collo.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parliament of the Czech Republic, Chamber of Deput
Parliament of the Czech Republic, Chamber of Deputies
Parliament (Diet) Parliament (Diet) Members of Parliament Deputy Members of Parliament In the State system of the Principality of Liechtenstein with its dual basis, the Diet is the legal body of the totality of the whole nation.
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