Constitution Act, 1982
(Canada Act: Schedule B)
The Constitution Act, 1982 (Schedule B of the Canada Act, 1982 (U.K.)) is a part of the Constitution of Canada. The Act was introduced as part of Canada's process of "patriating" the constitution. The Constitution Act, 1982 introduced several amendments to the British North America Act, 1867 and changed its name in Canada to the Constitution Act, 1867.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms forms the first thirty-five sections (counting section 16.1) of the Constitution Act, 1982.
- Part I: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- Part II: Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
- Part III: Equalization and Regional Disparities
- Part IV: Constitutional Conference
- Part V: Procedure for Amending Constitution of Canada
- Part VI: Amendment to the Constitution Act , 1867
- Part VII: General
- Schedule to the Constitution Act: Modernization of the Constitution
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