Constitution Act, 1965
|Constitution Act, 1965
(British North America Act, 1965) (1965)
|Renamed the Constitution Act, 1965 in 1982, this legislation was introduced by the government of Lester Pearson and instituted a mandatory retirement age of 75 for all persons appointed to the Canadian Senate. Those appointed prior to the passage of the Act were exempt.|
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
|AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION ACT, 1867
|Amendment as to legislation respecting the term of office for Senators.||1.||Section 29 of the Constitution Act, 1867 is repealed and the following substituted therefor:
|Short title and citation of Part I.||2.||This Part may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1965.|
- As enacted by the Constitution Act, 1982. The section, as originally enacted, reads as follows:
- 2.This Part may be cited as the British North America Act, 1965, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1964, and this Part may be cited together as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1965.
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