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which provided for the sole use of English as the
CLXXIV. The Union Act Amendment Act (17 & 18 Victoria,
Gives Legislature of Canada power to alter the con-
CLXXVI. Colonial Habeas Corpus Act (25 & 26 Victoria, c. 20),
Writ of Habeas Corpus not to issue into any colony
CLXXX. The Manitoba Act (33 Victoria, c. 3, Dominion Statute),
Western Territory and No. CLXXX.
CLXXXV. The British North America Act, (49 & 50 Victoria,
Parliament of Canada may provide for Parliamentary
After the capitulations of Quebec and Montreal, military rule prevailed, modified by the Articles of Capitulation (see Nos. I and II), which were confirmed at the conclusion of the war by the Treaty of Paris, February 10, 1763 (see No. III). In the following October a Royal Proclamation was issued as a preliminary for the introduction of civil administration (see No. IV). The policy outlined is tentative and led to severe disputes during the Second Period.
According to the judgment of Lord Chief Justice Mansfield in Campbell v. Hall (see No. XXIII), this Proclamation was the Constitution of Canada until the Quebec Act of 1774, by which it was annulled.