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 ... 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 power over ...
... Stipulated in the Manitoba Act of 1870, the province was first represented by two senators, then to increase incrementally based on population, when the ... 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, made up of British Columbia ...
... 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 ... years was first set by section 50 of the Constitution Act, 1867 ...
... 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 ...
... Apartheid legislation in South Africa Precursors (before 1948) Hut tax (1884) Franchise and Ballot Act (1892) Glen Grey Act (1894) Natal Legislative Assembly Bill (1894 ...
Famous quotes containing the words act and/or constitution:
“Each act of criticism is general
But, in cutting itself off from all the others,
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“At present the globe goes with a shattered constitution in its orbit.... No doubt the simple powers of nature, properly directed by man, would make it healthy and a paradise; as the laws of mans own constitution but wait to be obeyed, to restore him to health and happiness.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)