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British North America (No. 2) Act, 1949

13 Geo. VI, c. 81 (U.K.)

An Act to amend the British North America Act, 1867, as respects the amendment of the Constitution of Canada

[16th December 1949]

Whereas the Senate and the House of Commons of Canada in Parliament assembled have submitted an Address to His Majesty praying that His Majesty may graciously be pleased to cause a measure to be laid before the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the enactment of the provisions hereinafter set forth:

Be it therefore enacted by the King '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:

Amendment as to legislative authority of Parliament of Canada 30 & 31 Vict. c. 3 1. Section 91 of the British North America Act, 1867 is hereby amended by the renumbering Class 1 thereof as Class 1A and by inserting therein immediately before that Class the following as Class 1:-

Short title and citation 2. This Act may be cited as the British North America (No. 2) Act, 1949, and shall be included among the Acts which may be cited as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1949.


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William F. Maton

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