Table of legislation
Achieving Unity in the Interpretation of Federal Private Law:
Legal Framework and Fragments of Judicial Discourse

Constitutional or historic documents

  • Traité de Paris 1763, reproduced in TREMBLAY (ed.), Droit constitutionnel canadien et québécois - Documents, Montréal: éd. Thémis, 1999, p. 21.
  • The Royal Proclamation, October 7, 1763, By the King, A Proclamation, George R. (reproduced in R.S.C. (1985), App. II, No. 1).
  • The Quebec Act, 1774 ("An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America"), 14 Geo. III, c. 83 (U.K.) (reproduced in R.S.C. (1985), App. II, No. 2; hereinafter Quebec Act).
  • The Constitutional Act, 1791, 31 Geo. III, c. 31 (U.K.) (reproduced in R.S.C. (1985), App. II, No. 3).
  • An act to repeal certain parts of an act passed in the fourteenth year of his Majesty's reign, entitled An act making more effectual provision for the government of the province of Quebec in North America and to introduce the English law as the rule of decision in all matters of controversy, relative to property and civil rights, (U.C.), 32 Geo. III, c. 1 (given Royal Assent on October 15, 1792).
  • The Union Act, 1840, 3-4 Vict., c. 35 (U.K.) (reproduced in R.S.C. (1985), App. II, No. 4.
  • Constitution Act, 1867, 30 & 31 Vict., c. 3 (U.K.) (reproduced in R.S.C. (1985), App. II, No. 5).
  • An Act respecting the Civil Code of Lower Canada, S.C. 1865, c. 41
  • Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, R.S.Q. c. C-12.
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982 [Schedule B of the Canada Act 1982 (1982, c. 11 (U.K.)].

Federal legislation

  • Bank Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. B-1.
  • Canadian Citizenship Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-19.
  • Civil Air Navigation Services Commercialization Act, S.C. 1996, c. 20.
  • Federal Court Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. F-7.
  • Divorce Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. 3 (2nd Supp.).
  • Canada Elections Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. E-2.
  • Combines Investigation Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-23.
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. B-3.
  • Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4.
  • Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 2, S.C. 2004, c. 25.
  • Immigration Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-2.
  • Income Tax Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. 1 (5th Supp.).
  • Indian Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. I-5.
  • Interest Act, R.S.C. (1985) c. I-15.
  • State Immunity Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. S-18.
  • Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act, 1991, c. 50.
  • Interpretation Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. I-21.
  • Official Languages Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. O-3.
  • Bills of Exchange Act (R.S.C. 1927, c. 16, s. 53)
  • Bills of Exchange Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. B-4.
  • Civil Marriage Act, S.C. 2005, c. 33.
  • Canada Shipping Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. S-9.
  • Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. C-50.
  • Canada Business Corporations Act, R.S.C. (1985) c. C-44.

Provincial legislation

  • Civil Code of Lower Canada.
  • Civil Code of Québec, S.Q. 1991, c. 64.
  • Interpretation Act, R.S.Q., c. I-16.
  • Property and Civil Rights Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P-29.
  • Consumer Protection Act, R.S.Q., c. P-40.1.
  • An Act respecting Occupational Health and Safety, S.Q. 1979, c. 63.

Other similar texts

  • Motion du gouvernement sur la société distincte, House of Commons, Debates, 1st Session, 35th Parliament, November 29, 1995 and December 11, 1995 ;Motion reconnaissant le Québec comme société distincte, Senate, Debates, 1st Session, 35th Parliament, December 7, 1995 and December 14, 1995
  • Motion reconnaissant que les Québécoises et les Québécois forment une nation au sein d'un Canada uni, House of Commons, Journals, 1st Session, 39th Parliament, November 23, 2006 and November 27, 2006
  • Policy for Applying the Civil Code of Quebec to Federal Government Activities, Department of Justice Canada (7 juin 1993), publiée in The Harmonization of Federal Legislation with the Civil Law of the Province of Quebec and Canadian Bijuralism, Second Publication, Ottawa: Department of Justice Canada, 2001, Booklet 4, Appendix I.
  • Policy on Legislative Bijuralism, Department of Justice Canada (1995), published in The Harmonization of Federal Legislation with the Civil Law of the Province of Quebec and Canadian Bijuralism, Second Publication, Ottawa: Department of Justice Canada, 2001, Booklet 4, Appendix III.
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