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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 335 pages of information about Canada under British Rule 1760-1900.

APPENDIX A.

   COMPARISONS BETWEEN THE MAIN PROVISIONS OF
   THE CONSTITUTIONS OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA
   AND THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH.

CANADA.                              AUSTRALIA.            |
Name.                             Name
The Dominion of Canada              The Commonwealth of Australia.
How Constituted.                  How Constituted
Of provinces.                        Of states.
Seat of Government. Seat of Government
At Ottawa until the Queen Within federal territory in
otherwise directs.  New South Wales, at least 100

          
                                                              miles from Sydney

Executive Power. Executive Power Vested in the Queen.  Vested in the Queen.  Queen’s representative, a Queen’s representative, a governor-general, appointed by governor-general, appointed by the Queen in council. the Queen in council.
Salary of governor-general Not less than L10,000 paid L10,000 sterling, paid by Dominion by the commonwealth, fixed by government, alterable by parliament from time to time, the parliament of Canada, but not diminished during tenure of subject to the disallowance of a governor-general. the crown, as in 1868, when parliament passed a bill to reduce this salary.

         CANADA.  AUSTRALIA. 
   Ministers called by governor-general Same—­only for “privy
   to form a cabinet, first councillors” read “executive
   sworn in as privy councillors, councillors”
   hold office while they have the
   confidence of the popular house
   of parliament, in accordance with
   the conventions, understandings,
   and maxims of responsible or
   parliamentary government.

Privy councillors hold, as the Executive councillors administer crown may designate, certain such departments as departments of state, not limited governor-general from time to in name or number, but left to time establishes.  Until other the discretionary action of provision is made by parliament, parliament.  Such heads of number of such officers, who departments must seek a new may sit in parliament, shall not election on accepting these exceed seven. office of emolument.
Command of Military and             Command of Military and
Naval Forces_                       Naval Forces_
Vested in the Queen.                 In the Queen’s representative.

        Parliament Parliament
    The Queen. 

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