The consolidated statutes of Canada: proclaimed and published under the authority of the Act 22 Vict. Cap. 29, A.D. 1859

Les statuts refondus du Canada: proclamés et publiés en vertu de l'Acte 22 Vic. cap. 29, A.D. 1859

Document Summary:
This is an excellent text, containing the acts and regulations of Canada in force in 1859. Note that sections no longer in force are deleted (with notes). Included are the following acts:

The legislation in these documents also covers such issues as:

  • The powers, selection, and terms of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly

  • Political rights of Aboriginals and immigrants

  • Finance

  • Public works

  • Trade and commerce

  • Private rights

  • Criminal law