British North America Act, 1964 - Enactment No. 26

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British North America Act, 1964, 12-13 Eliz. II, c. 73 (U.K.)

An Act to amend the British North America Act, 1867

[31st July1964]

WHEREAS the Senate and House of Commons of Canada in Parliament assembled have submitted an Address to Her Majesty praying that Her Majesty may graciously be pleased to cause a measure to be laid before the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the enactment of the provisions hereinafter set forth:

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--

  1. Amendment as to legislation respecting old age pensions. 30 & 31 Vict. c. 3.

    Section 94A of the British North America Act 1867 is hereby repealed and the following substituted therefor:

    "94A. The Parliament of Canada may make laws in relation to old age pensions and supplementary benefits, including survivors' and disability benefits irrespective of age, but no such law shall affect the operation of any law present or future of a provincial legislature in relation to any such matter."

    Legislation respecting old age pensions and supplementary benefits.

  2. Short title and citation.

    This Act may be cited as the British North America Act 1964; and the British North America Acts 1867 to 1960 and this Act may be cited together as the British North America Acts 1867 to 1964.

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