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THE CONSTITUTION



OF



CANADA.



UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA

AT

LOS ANGELES

LffiRARY



Ronton: C. J. CLAY AND SONS,
CAMBBIDGE UNIVEESITY PRESS WAEEHOUSE,

AND

STEVENS AND SONS, LIMITED,

119 AND :20, CHANCERY LANE,

LAW PUBLISHERS and BOOKSELLERS.




yrambritige : DEIGHTON, BELL AND CO.

ILeipjig: F. A. BEOCKHAUS.

0.tia lorfe: MACMILLAN AND CO.



THE CONSTITUTION



OF



CANADA.



BY



J. E. C. MUNRO,



OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER AT LAW, PROFESSOR OF LAW
OWENS COLLEGE, VICTORIA UNIVERSITY.



CAMBRIDGE :
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

1889
All Rights reserved.

1 1 5 9 i [)



PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. AND SONS,
AT THE DNIVEESITT PRESS.



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PREFACE.

Some years ago I began to collect materials for a survey

of the legal aspects of the constitution of the empire, but

my purpose as regards the constitution of Great Britain and

oj Ireland was anticipated by the publication of Sir William

rH Anson's valuable work on the Law and Custom of the

вАҐ> Constitution, and I therefore restricted myself to the

~^ constitutions of our colonies. Of these it is not possible

J to take a general survey without examining each in detail.

q Our colonies exclusive of the Indian dependencies fall into four

r-\ groups: (1) the North American group, (2) the Australian




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