An Act to provide for the establishment of electoral boundaries commissions to report on the readjustment of the representation of the provinces in the House of Commons and to provide for the readjustment of such representation in accordance therewith
1. This Act may be cited as the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act.
R.S. 1970, c. E-2, s. 1.
2. (1) In this Act,
"Chief Electoral Officer"
« directeur... »
"Chief Electoral Officer" means the Chief Electoral Officer under the Canada Elections Act or the Assistant Chief Electoral Officer appointed under that Act;
« statisticien... »
"Chief Statistician" means the Chief Statistician of Canada appointed under the Statistics Act;
« commission »
"commission", with respect to any decennial census, means the electoral boundaries commission for that census established for a province pursuant to section 3;
« ministre »
"Minister" means such member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada as is designated by the Governor in Council as the Minister for the purposes of this Act;
« rapport »
"report" means the report prepared by a commission under section 20;
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"Speaker" means the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Reference to a province or provinces
(2) In this Act, a reference to a province or to provinces does not include the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories or Nunavut.
R.S. 1985, c. E-3, s. 2; R.S. 1985, c. 6, (2nd Supp.), s. 1; 1998, c. 15, s. 25.
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