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Page 159 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons for, or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present war; and that no person shall, on that account, suffer any future loss or damage, either in his person, liberty or property...
Page 132 - When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
Page 16 - We, therefore, have thought fit, by and with the advice of our Privy Council, to issue this our royal proclamation...
Page 26 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 543 - An Act to re-unite the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada...
Page 220 - America," and to make further provision for the Government of the said Province...
Page 370 - Britain; and that in all matters of controversy relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the laws of Canada as the rule for the decision of the same...
Page 157 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean...
Three Civilizations, Two Cultures, One State: Canada's Political Traditions
Douglas V. Verney
Affichage du livre entier - 1986
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