Some articles on powers, residual powers:
... are significant, as they effectively leave the considerable vice-regal reserve powers over the Canadian provinces in the hands of the federal government ... In the early years of Confederation, these powers were used on five occasions to dismiss provincial governments outright, although the last such use of the vice-regal reserve powers ... Under the Constitution of Australia, any residual powers are left to the states, while the Constitution of Canada leaves residual powers in the hands of the ...
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