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20 Jan 2016, 5:00 am by Ms. Suffragette
[6] Jennings, supra note 2 at 30. [7] The Constitution Act, 1867, 30 & 31 Vict, c 3 at s 41. [read post]
7 Nov 2016, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
The BNA Act grants provinces discretion over court procedure,2 so disclosure could vary greatly between provinces. [read post]
21 Nov 2016, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
This jurisdiction includes major criminal trials, divorce, and civil suits over large sums of money.3 The BNA Act allows for the provinces to establish provincial courts underneath the Superior Court.4 The Superior Courts delegate much work to the provincial courts. [read post]
19 Sep 2016, 4:00 am by Administrator
Dear Sir or Madam: Today we write to you regarding the emergence of section 91 of the British North America Act of 1867 (BNA Act) and the powers that the provision awarded. [read post]
18 Jan 2017, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
” Also last semester, we introduced the constitutional division of powers between the federal and provincial governments (sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act, 1867). [read post]
21 Jan 2020, 1:34 pm by Patricia Hughes
It in fact decided a quite narrow question, whether women were “persons” for the purpose of being called to the Senate under section 24 of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then the BNA Act, 1867), something that in itself affected few women. [read post]
25 Oct 2016, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
As we’ve discussed previously, the British North America Act [BNA Act] divides powers between the federal and provincial governments.1 Marijuana is currently under federal jurisdiction as part of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.2 Why, then, are some provincial leaders such as Ontario’s Kathleen Wynne talking about their visions for how marijuana will be regulated in their jurisdictions? [read post]
23 Sep 2016, 6:30 am by The BNA Act 1867
The Dominion of Canada's first legislative assembly convened six months after England enacted the BNA Act.1 However, the executive power over the Dominion was still vested in the Queen.2 Officially, the Dominion’s Parliament consisted of the Queen, an Upper House (the Senate), and the House of Commons (the federal legislative assembly comprised of Members of Parliament).3 A federal Governor General and provincial Lieutenants Governor were designated as the Queen’s… [read post]
2 Mar 2017, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
Quebec abolished it, with federal consent, in 1999.1 The BNA Act guaranteed provinces with separate school systems the right to keep them under section 93.2 Section 93’s wording allows for the abolishment of parallel schools if it is not “prejudicial”, which justified Quebec’s actions.3 A major argument in favour of abolishing the Catholic system is efficiency. [read post]
20 Mar 2017, 7:00 am by The BNA Act 1867
The Initiative essentially turned being a super hero into a self-regulating profession, not unlike lawyer self-regulation in the real world.[12] The potential constitutional issues would come not from Charter rights, but rather from the BNA Act itself. [read post]
25 May 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
If public meaning theories are to be followed, then, and the 1867 British North America Act were so interpreted, it would follow that Canada is and should be an absolute monarchy which Queen Elizabeth can rule the way Charles I ruled England. [read post]
5 Nov 2017, 6:08 pm by Omar Ha-Redeye
The Canadian constitution also notes special protections for Catholic minorities under s. 93 of the BNA Act, 1867. [read post]