Older Uniform Acts

Uniform Statutes Act (1975)

Uniform Statutes Act

(1975 Proceedings, pages 32, 216)


Form of enacting clause

     1. The enacting clause of an Act of the Legislature may be in the following form:

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of .................., enacts as follows:

Endorsement of date of assent

     2. (1) The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly shall endorse on each Act the date of assent to the Act.

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     (2) The endorsement is part of the Act.

     (3) Every Bill reserved by the Lieutenant Governor for the signification of the Governor General's pleasure shall be endorsed by the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly with the date of the reservation.

Original Acts

     3. All original Acts of the Legislature shall be and remain of record in the custody of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly.

Publication of Acts

     4. The Acts shall be published by (the Queen's Printer).

Implied powers

     5. Every Act shall be construed to reserve to the Legislature the power of repealing or amending it, and of revoking, restricting or modifying any power, privilege or advantage thereby vested in or granted to any person.

Amendment at same session

     6. An Act may be amended or repealed by an Act passed in the same session.

Citation of Acts

     7. An Act may be cited

(a) by reference to its chapter number in the Revised Statutes;(b) by reference to its chapter number in the statutes for the year, regnal year or the session in which it was enacted; or

(c) by reference to its title, with or without reference to its chapter number.