British North America Act, 1975

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British North America Act, 1975
Increased the number of MPs representing the Northwest Territories into two.
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British North America Act, 1975

2. Amendment as to legislation respecting representation in Commons of the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
3. Short title and citation.




23 & 24 Elizabeth II, c. 28 (Canada)


An Act to increase the representation of the Northwest Territories in the House of Commons and to establish a commission to readjust the electoral boundaries of the Northwest Territories


[Assented to 13th March, 1975.]


Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:—

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I. Constitution Act, 1867

Amendment as to legislation respecting representation in Commons of the Yukon and Northwest Territories
2. Subsection 51(2) of the British North America Act, 1867, as enacted by the British North America Act, 1952, is repealed and the following substituted therefor:


Yukon Territory and Northwest Territories
(2) The Yukon Territory as bounded and described in the schedule to chapter Y-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, shall be entitled to one member, and the Northwest Territories as bounded and described in section 2 of chapter N-22 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970, shall be entitled to two members.
Short title and citation
3. This Part may be cited as the British North America Act, 1975, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1974-75 and this Part may be cited together as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1975

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