Constitution Amendment 2001 (Newfoundland and Labrador)

[SI/2001-117 - 6 December 2001]

Canada

By Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada

To All to Whom these Presents shall come,

Greeting:

A Proclamation

Whereas section 43 of the Constitution Act, 1982 provides that an amendment to the Constitution of Canada may be made by proclamation issued by the Governor General under the Great Seal of Canada where so authorized by resolutions of the Senate and House of Commons and of the legislative assembly of each province to which the amendment applies;

And whereas the Senate adopted a resolution on November 20, 2001 authorizing an amendment to the Constitution of Canada;

And whereas the House of Commons adopted a resolution on October 30, 2001 authorizing an amendment to the Constitution of Canada;

And whereas the House of Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland adopted a resolution on April 29, 1999 authorizing an amendment to the Constitution of Canada;

And whereas the Queen's Privy Council for Canada has advised me to issue this proclamation;

Now Know You that I do issue this proclamation amending the Consitution of Canada in accordance with the schedule hereto.

In Testimony Whereof I have casued thise Letters to be made patent and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed

At Government House, in the City of Ottawa, this sixth day of December in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and One.

By Command,
JEAN CHRÉTIEN
Prime Minister of Canada
ANNE McLELLAN
Attorney General of Canada
BRIAN TOBIN
Registrar General of Canada


SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF CANADA

1. The Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada set out in the Schedule to the Newfoundland Act are amended by striking out the words "Province of Newfoundland" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Province of Newfoundland and Labrador".

2. Paragraph (g) of Term 33 of the Schedule to the Act is amended by striking out the word "Newfoundland" and substituting the words "the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador" 3. Term 38 of the Schedule to the Act is amended by striking out the words "Newfoundland veterans" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Newfoundland and Labrador veterans"

4. Term 42 of the Schedule to the Act is amended by striking out the words "Newfoundland merchant seamen" and "Newfoundland merchant seaman" wherever they occur and substituting the words "Newfoundland and Labrador merchant seamen" and "Newfoundland and Labrador merchant seaman" respectively.

5. Subsection (2) of Term 46 of the Schedule to the Act is amended by adding immediately after the word "Newfoundland" where it first occurs the words "and Labrador"

6. This Amendment may be cited as the Constitution Amendment, 2001 (Newfoundland and Labrador).


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