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Legislation Research Guide: Home

This research guide will show you how to find great resources for preparing and helping with legislation research.

Legislation

Constitution Act, 1867

​The Constitution Act, 1867, originally known as the British North America Act (BNA Act) was the law passed by the British Parliament creating the Dominion of Canada at Confederation.

Overview

Legislation Acts passed by the Parliament of Canada and by Provincial legislatures are the primary source of law in Canada. Sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act, 1867 enumerate the subject matters upon which either level of government  (Federal and Provincial) may legitimately enact legislation.

 

How do I find out if legislation exists for the legal issue I am working on?

Contact

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How to Note up legislation

Here you will find resources that will help you see if any cases have considered a section of an Act.