Parliament of Canada Act 1875
|Parliament of Canada Act (1875)|
|Clarified the power of the Canadian Parliament to legislate over, "privileges, immunities, and powers of," its members|
38 & 39 Victoria, c. 38 (U.K.)
An Act to remove certain doubts with respect to the powers of the Parliament of Canada under section eighteen of the Constitution Act, 1867
[Assented to 19th July, 1875.]
And whereas doubts have arisen with regard to the power of defining by an Act of the Parliament of Canada, in pursuance of the said section, the said privileges, powers, or immunities; and it is expedient to remove such doubts: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:
Substitution of new section for section 18 of 30 & 31 Vict. c. 3.
Confirmation of Act of Parliament of Canada, 31 & 32 Vict. c. 24.
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