Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act 1889

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Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889
Extended the boundaries of Ontario.

Schedules:



52 & 53 Victoria, c. 28 (U.K.)


An Act to declare the Boundaries of the Province of Ontario in the Dominion of Canada.


[Assented to 12th August, 1889.]


Whereas the Senate and Commons of Canada in Parliament assembled have presented to Her Majesty the Queen the address set forth in the schedule to this Act respecting the boundaries of the province of Ontario:

And whereas the Government of the province of Ontario have assented to the boundaries mentioned in that Address:

And whereas such boundaries so far as the province of Ontario adjoins the province of Quebec are identical with those fixed by the proclamation of the Governor-General issued in November, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, which have ever since existed:

And whereas such boundaries, so far as the province of Ontario adjoins the province of Manitoba, are identical with those found to be the correct boundaries by a report of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, which Her Majesty the Queen in Council, on the eleventh day of August one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, ordered to be carried into execution:

And whereas it is expedient that the boundaries of the province of Ontario should be declared by authority of Parliament in accordance with the said address:

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
Short title.
1. This Act may be cited as the Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889.
2. It is hereby declared that the westerly, northerly, and easterly boundaries of the province of Ontario are those described in the address set forth in the schedule to this Act.



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