The Constitution Act is the name of several acts, notably:
- The Act forming the original part of the Constitution of Australia
- Several Acts forming part of the Constitution of Canada, such as,
- The Constitution Act, 1867 (formerly called the British North America Act, 1867)
- The Constitution Act, 1982
- The Constitution Act (British Columbia)
- Some laws in or formerly in the Constitution of New Zealand:
- New Zealand Constitution Act 1846
- New Zealand Constitution Act 1852
- Constitution Act 1986
- Niue Constitution Act
Other articles related to "constitution act, act, constitution":
... Section 92(13) of the Constitution Act, 1867, also known as the property and civil rights power, grants the provincial legislatures of Canada the authority to legislate on “ 13 ... of the provincial constitutional provisions, and is one of three key residuary powers in the Constitution Act, 1867, together with the federal power of peace, order and good government and the provincial ...
... Africa Precursors (before 1948) Hut tax (1884) Franchise and Ballot Act (1892) Glen Grey Act (1894) Natal Legislative Assembly Bill (1894) Transvaal Asiatic ...
... The Imperial Parliament (Westminster) passed the first New Zealand Constitution Act empowering the government in New Zealand in 1846 ... The Act was to be fully implemented in 1848, but was never put in place because the Governor-in-Chief at the time, Sir George Grey, declined to apply it for a number of reasons ... Instead, the Act was suspended for five years ...
... Stipulated in the Manitoba Act of 1870, the province was first represented by two senators, then to increase incrementally based on population, when the population reached 75,000 it would ... The Constitution Act of 1915 added two more senate seats for Manitoba bringing the total to six ... The Constitution Act of 1915 also amended Section 26 of the Constitution Act of 1867 to add a fourth regional division, called the Western provinces ...
... Section 4, with the Charter and Constitution Act, 1982, came into effect in 1982 ... However, similar provisions had existed in the Constitution of Canada prior to that time ... last more than five years was first set by section 50 of the Constitution Act, 1867 ...
Famous quotes containing the words act and/or constitution:
“Tis much he dares,
And to that dauntless temper of his mind,
He hath a wisdom that doth guide his valor
To act in safety.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“I never did ask more, nor ever was willing to accept less, than for all the States, and the people thereof, to take and hold their places, and their rights, in the Union, under the Constitution of the United States. For this alone have I felt authorized to struggle; and I seek neither more nor less now.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)