By which women in Newfoundland were granted the franchise. Enthusiasm for this great day for equality should be tempered by noting that the age of electoral majority was set at 25 for women, but remained at 21 for men. Property or income qualifications were also retained.
Terms 14 to 16 of the Terms of Union of 1949 re-established the legislature in Newfoundland (and Labrador) that had been suspended in 1934. While the former 'Upper House' or Legislative Council was not re-established, it is open to the existing House of Assembly to ressurect the old bicameral legislature.
The Electoral Boundaries Act provides for an Electoral Boundaries Commission to divide the province into electoral districts, and establishes the demographic, geographic, and other considerations which guide the Commission in drawing the electoral map.