Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975

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Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975

(British North America Act, 1975)  (1975) 

Increased the number of MPs representing the Northwest Territories into two.

Contents[edit]

Constitution Act (No 1), 1975

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

Notes

The Act[edit]

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


[13th March, 1975]


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


...

CONSTITUTION ACT, 1867


Amendment as to legislation respecting representation in Commons of the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
2. Subsection 51(2) of the Constitution Act, 1867, as enacted by the British North America Act, 1952, is repealed and the following substituted therefor:
(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 Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. As enacted by the Constitution Act, 1982. The section, as originally enacted, reads as follows:
    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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