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British North America Act 1951

1951 CHAPTER 32 14 and 15 Geo 6

An Act to amend the British North America Act, 1867.

[31st May 1951]

Whereas the Senate and 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:

1 Amendment as to legislation respecting old age pensions. E+W+S+N.I.

The M1British North America Act, 1867, is amended by adding thereto immediately after section ninety-four thereof the following heading and section:—

94AOLD AGE PENSIONS

It is hereby declared that the Parliament of Canada may from time to time make laws in relation to old age pensions in Canada, but no law made by the Parliament of Canada in relation to old age pensions shall affect the operation of any law present or future of a Provincial Legislature in relation to old age pensions.

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C1The text of s.1 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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M130 &31 Vict. c. 3

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This Act may be cited as the British North America Act 1951, and the British North America Acts 1867 to 1949 and this Act may be cited together as the British North America Acts 1867 to 1951.

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