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Constitution Act, 1965

(BRITISH NORTH AMERICA ACT, 1965)

14 Elizabeth 11, c. 4 (Canada)

An Act to make provision for the retirement of members of the Senate

[Assented to 2nd June 1965.]

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

PART I

AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION ACT, 1867

30 and 31 Vict., c. 3. 1. Section 29 of the Constitution Act, 1867 is repealed and the following substituted therefor:

"29. (1) Subject to subsection (2), a Senator shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, hold his place in the Senate for life.

(2) A Senator who is summoned to the Senate after the coming into force of this subsection shall, subject to this Act, hold his place in the Senate until he attains the age of seventy-five years."

Short title and citation of Part I.

2. This Part may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1965.(1)


Endnotes

(1) Section 2 (in italics) was repealed and replaced with the new section by the Constitution Act, 1982. The original section read as follows:

2. This Part may be cited as the British North America Act, 1965, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1964, and this Part may be cited together as the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1965.

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W.F.M.

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