Table of Constitutional Documents

All Acts listed here were passed by the United Kingdom Parliament, unless otherwise noted. Titles that are in italics only are repealed statutes, while those that appear in brackets are the original ones used at the time of enactment. The latter group of acts are also mentioned in the schedule to the Constitution Act, 1982.

Pre-Confederation Documents

  1. The Royal Proclamation, 1763.
  2. The Québec Act, 1774.
  3. The Constitutional Act, 1791.
  4. The Union Act, 1840.

Constitution of Canada

  1. Constitution Act, 1867.
    (The British North America Act, 1867)
  2. Rupert's Land Act, 1868.
  3. An Act for the temporary Government of Rupert's Land and the North-West Terrirtory when united with Canada, 1869 (Can.)
  4. Manitoba Act, 1870 (Can.)
    (The Manitoba Act, 1870)
  5. Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory Order (June 23, 1870)
    (Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory into the Union)
  6. British Columbia Terms of Union (May 16, 1871)
    (Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting British Columbia into the Union)
  7. Constitution Act, 1871
    (The British North America Act, 1871)
  8. Prince Edward Island Terms of Union (June 26, 1873)
    (Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting Prince Edward Island into the Union)
  9. Parliament of Canada Act, 1875
    (The Parliament of Canada Act, 1875)
  10. Adjacent Territories Order (July 31, 1880)
    (Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting all British Territories and Possessions in North America and Islands adjacent thereto into the Union)
  11. Constitution Act, 1886.
    (British North America Act, 1886)
  12. Canada (Ontario Boundary) Act, 1889
  13. Statute Law Revision Act, 1893
  14. Canadian Speaker (Appointment of Deputy) Act, 1895
  15. The Yukon Territory Act, 1898 (Can.)
  16. Alberta Act (1905) (Can.)
    (The Alberta Act)
  17. Saskatchewan Act (1905) (Can.)
    (The Saskatchewan Act)
  18. Constitution Act, 1907.
    (British North America Act, 1907)
  19. Constitution Act, 1915.
    (British North America Act, 1915)
  20. British North America Act, 1916
  21. Statute Law Revision Act, 1927.
  22. Constitution Act, 1930.
    (British North America Act, 1930)
  23. Statute of Westminster, 1931
  24. Constitution Act, 1940
    (British North America Act, 1940)
  25. British North America Act, 1943
  26. British North America Act, 1946
  27. Letters Patent constituting the office of Governor General of Canada (1947), Canada Gazette, Part I, Vol. 81 p. 3104
  28. Newfoundland Act (1949)
    (British North America Act, 1949)
  29. (British North America (No. 2) Act, 1949)
  30. Statute Law Revision Act, 1950
  31. British North America Act, 1951
  32. British North America Act, 1952 (Can.)
  33. Constitution Act, 1960
    (British North America Act, 1960)
  34. Constitution Act, 1964
    (British North America Act, 1964)
  35. Constitution Act, 1965 (Can.)
    (British North America Act, 1965)
  36. Constitution Act, 1974 (Can.)
    (British North America Act, 1974)
  37. Constitution Act (No. 1), 1975 (Can.)
    (British North America Act, 1975)
  38. Constitution Act (No. 2), 1975 (Can.)
    (British North America Act, (No. 2) 1975)
  39. Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 1977 (Can.)
  40. Canada Act 1982, including the Constitution Act, 1982
  41. Proclamation bringing into force the Constituion Act, 1982 (Can.)
  42. Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1983 (Can.)
  43. Constitution Act, 1985 (Representation) (Can.)
  44. Constitution Amendment, 1987 (Newfoundland Act) (Can.)
  45. Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1993 (New Brunswick Act) (Can.)
  46. Constitution Amendment Proclamation, 1993 (Prince Edward Island) (Can.)

Last updated: 9 February, 1995.

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