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Constitution Act, 1867 (Canada)

  This Act (known before 1982 as the British North America Act or simply the BNA Act) is a component of the Canadian constitution together with the Constitution Act 1982 which includes the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  The 1867 Act established the confederation of Canada by setting up a new national government and dividing law-making power between the national government and the provinces.  One of its provisions sets out the procedures for appointing and removing the lieutenant governors of the provinces.  A copy of the Act can be found on the web:

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