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Carswell, 1891 - 338 pages

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Page 299 - and punishment, according to law. Section 4. The times, places and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof ; but the Congress may at any time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of chusing Senators. The Congress shall assemble at least
Page 100 - AB, do sincerely promise and swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to his Majesty, King George, as lawful Sovereign of the Kingdom of Great Britain, and of these Provinces dependent on and belonging to the said Kingdom ; and that I will defend him to the utmost of my power against all traitorous conspiracies and attempts
Page 89 - that the King, Lords, and Commons in Parliament assembled, "had, hath, and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatsoever.
Page 184 - 25. Naturalization and Aliens. 26. Marriage and Divorce. 27. The Criminal Law, except the Constitution of Courts of Criminal Jurisdiction, but including the Procedure in Criminal Matters. 28. The Establishment. Maintenance, and Management of Penitentiaries. 29. Such classes of subjects as are expressly excepted in the enumeration of
Page 185 - of the Province : &. Lines of steamships between the Province and any British or foreign country. c. Such works as, although wholly situate within the Province, are before or after their execution declared by the Parliament of Canada to be for the general advantage of Canada or for the advantage of two or more of the Provinces
Page 308 - the Government for a redress of grievances. 2 ARTICLE II. A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. ARTICLE III. No soldier shall, in time
Page 185 - or municipal purposes.*« 10. Local works and undertakings other than such as are of the following classes,— a. Lines of steam or other ships, railways, canals, telegraphs, and other works and undertakings connecting the Province with any other or others of the Provinces, or extending beyond the
Page 248 - in the latitude of thirty-one degrees north of the equator, to the middle of the river Apalachicola, or Catahouche ; thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Flint river: thence strait to the head of St. Mary's river, and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's
Page 187 - Brunswick at the Union, and all sums then due or payable for such lands, mines, minerals, or royalties, shall belong to the several Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in which the same are situate or arise, subject to any trusts existing in respect thereof, and to any interest other than that of the
Page 40 - agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada : he will consequently give the most precise and most effectual orders, that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.

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