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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Constitution Act, 1982 enacted

  3. 2. Termination of power to legislate for Canada

  4. 3. French version

  5. 4. Short title

    1. SCHEDULE B

      CONSTITUTION ACT, 1982

      1. Part I Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

        1. Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy...

        2. Guarantee of Rights and Freedoms

          1. 1. Rights and freedoms in Canada

        3. Fundamental Freedoms

          1. 2. Fundamental freedoms

        4. Democratic Rights

          1. 3. Democratic rights of citizens

          2. 4. Maximum duration of legislative bodies

          3. 5. Annual sitting of legislative bodies

        5. Mobility Rights

          1. 6. Mobility of citizens

        6. Legal Rights

          1. 7. Life, liberty and security of person

          2. 8. Search or seizure

          3. 9. Detention or imprisonment

          4. 10. Arrest or detention

          5. 11. Proceedings in criminal and penal matters

          6. 12. Treatment or punishment

          7. 13. Self-crimination

          8. 14. Interpreter

        7. Equality Rights

          1. 15. Equality before and under law and equal protection and benefit of law

        8. Official Languages of Canada

          1. 16. Official languages of Canada

          2. 17. Proceedings of Parliament

          3. 18. Parliamentary statutes and records

          4. 19. Proceedings in courts established by Parliament

          5. 20. Communications by public with federal institutions

          6. 21. Continuation of existing constitutional provisions

          7. 22. Rights and privileges preserved

        9. Minority Language Educational Rights

          1. 23. Language of instruction

        10. Enforcement

          1. 24. Enforcement of guaranteed rights and freedoms

        11. General

          1. 25. Aboriginal rights and freedoms not affected by Charter

          2. 26. Other rights and freedoms not affected by Charter

          3. 27. Multicultural heritage

          4. 28. Rights guaranteed equally to both sexes

          5. 29. Rights respecting certain schools preserved

          6. 30. Application to territories and territorial authorities

          7. 31. Legislative powers not extended

        12. Application of Charter

          1. 32. Application of Charter

          2. 33. Exception where express declaration

        13. Citation

          1. 34. Citation

      2. Part II Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

        1. 35. Recognition of existing aboriginal and treaty rights

      3. Part III Equalization and Regional Disparities

        1. 36. Commitment to promote equal opportunities

      4. Part IV Constitutional Conference

        1. 37. Constitutional conference

      5. Part V Procedure for amending Constitution of Canada

        1. 38. General procedure for amending Constitution of Canada

        2. 39. Restriction on proclamation

        3. 40. Compensation

        4. 41. Amendment by unanimous consent

        5. 42. Amendment by general procedure

        6. 43. Amendment of provisions relating to some but not all provinces

        7. 44. Amendments by Parliament

        8. 45. Amendments by provincial legislatures

        9. 46. Initiation of amendment procedures

        10. 47. Amendments without Senate resolution

        11. 48. Advice to issue proclamation

        12. 49. Constitutional conference

      6. Part VI Amendment to the Constitution Act, 1867

        1. 50. Amendment to Constitution Act 1867.

        2. 51. Idem

      7. Part VII General

        1. 52. Primacy of Constitution of Canada

        2. 53. Repeals and new names

        3. 54. Repeal and consequential amendments

        4. 55. French version of Constitution of Canada

        5. 56. English and French versions of certain constitutional texts

        6. 57. English and French versions of this Act

        7. 58. Commencement

        8. 59. Commencement of paragraph 23(1)(a) in respect of Quebec

        9. 60. Short title and citations

    2. SCHEDULE

      to the CONSTITUTION ACT, 1982

    3. SCHEDULE (ANNEXE) A

      1. Loi donnant suite à une demande du Sénat et de...

      2. Sa Très Excellente Majesté la Reine, considérant:

      3. qu’à la demande et avec le consentement du Canada, le...

      4. sur l’avis et du consentement des Lords spirituels et temporels...

      5. 1. Adoption de la Loi constitutionnelle du 1982

      6. 2. Cessation du pouvoir de légiférer pour le Canada

      7. 3. Version française

      8. 4. Titre abrégé

    4. ANNEXE B

      LOI CONSTITUTIONNELLE DE 1982

      1. Partie I Charte Canadienne Des Droits Et Libertés

        1. Attendu que le Canada est fondé sur des principes qui...

        2. Garantie des droits et libertés

          1. 1. Droits et libertés au Canada

        3. Libertés fondamentales

          1. 2. Libertés fondamentales

        4. Droits démocratiques

          1. 3. Droits démocratiques des citoyens

          2. 4. Mandat maximal des assemblées

          3. 5. Séance annuelle

        5. Liberté de circulation et d’établissement

          1. 6. Liberté de circulation

        6. Garanties juridiques

          1. 7. Vie, liberté et sécurité

          2. 8. Fouilles, perquisitions saisies

          3. 9. Détention ou enprisonnement

          4. 10. Arrestation ou détention

          5. 11. Affaires criminelles et pénales

          6. 12. Cruauté

          7. 13. Témoignage incriminant

          8. 14. Interprète

        7. Droits à l’égalité

          1. 15. Egalité devant la loi, égalité de bénéfice et protection égale de la loi

        8. Langues officielles du Canada

          1. 16. Langues officielles du Canada

          2. 17. Travaux du Parlement

          3. 18. Documents parlementaires

          4. 19. Procédures devant les tribunaux établis par le Parlement

          5. 20. Communications entre les administrés et les institutions fédérales

          6. 21. Maintien en vigueur de certaines dispositions

          7. 22. Droits préservés

        9. Droits à l’instruction dans la langue de la minorité

          1. 23. Langue d’instruction

        10. Recours

          1. 24. Recours en cas d’atteinte aux droits et libertés

        11. Dispositions générales

          1. 25. Maintien des droits et libertés des autochtones

          2. 26. Maintien des autres droits et libertés

          3. 27. Maintien du patrimoine culturel

          4. 28. Egalité de garantie des droits pour les deux sexes

          5. 29. Maintien des droits relatifs à certaines écoles

          6. 30. Application aux territoires

          7. 31. Non-élargissement des compétences législatives

        12. Application de la charte

          1. 32. Application de la charte

          2. 33. Dérogation par déclaration expresse

        13. Titre

          1. 34. Titre

      2. Partie II Droits Des Peuples Autochtones Du Canada

        1. 35. Confirmation des droits existants des peuples autochtones

      3. Partie III Péréquation et Inégalités Régionales

        1. 36. Engagements relatifs à l’égalité des chances

      4. Partie IV Conférence Constitutionnelle

        1. 37. Conférence constitutionnelle

      5. Partie V Procédure de Modification de la Constitution du Canada

        1. 38. Procédure normale de modification

        2. 39. Restriction

        3. 40. Compensation

        4. 41. Consentement unanime

        5. 42. Procédure normale de modification

        6. 43. Modification à l’égard de certaines provinces

        7. 44. Modification par le Parlement

        8. 45. Modification par les législatures

        9. 46. Initiative des procédures

        10. 47. Modification sans résolution du Sénat

        11. 48. Demande de proclamation

        12. 49. Conférence constitutionnelle

      6. Partie VI Modification de la loi Constitutionnelle de 1867

        1. 50. Modification de laLoi constitutionnelle de 1867

        2. 51. Idem

      7. Partie VII Dispositions Générales

        1. 52. Primauté de la Constitution du Canada

        2. 53. Abrogation et nouveaux titres

        3. 54. Abrogation et modifications qui en découlent

        4. 55. Version française de certains textes constitutionnels

        5. 56. Versions française et anglaise de certains textes constitutionnels

        6. 57. Versions française et anglaise de la présente loi

        7. 58. Entrée en vigueur

        8. 59. Entrée en vigueur de l’alinéa 23(1)(a) pour le Québec

        9. 60. Titres

    5. ANNEXE

      de la LOI CONSTITUTIONNELLE DE 1982

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