Section 16.1 Constitution Act 1982
Section 16.1 Constitution Act 1982 is about English and French linguistic communities in New Brunswick. It is under Part I (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms) and ‘Official Languages of Canada’ of the Act.
English and French linguistic communities in New Brunswick
(1) The English linguistic community and the French linguistic community in New Brunswick have equality of status and equal rights and privileges, including the right to distinct educational institutions and such distinct cultural institutions as are necessary for the preservation and promotion of those communities.
Role of the legislature and government of New Brunswick
(2) The role of the legislature and government of New Brunswick to preserve and promote the status, rights and privileges referred to in subsection (1) is affirmed.
– Section 16 Constitution Act 1982
– Section 15 Constitution Act 1982