Statute Of Westminster: Summary And Analysis

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The Statute Of Westminster was a British law which affected the British dominions, it was passed on December 11, 1931(Westminster, Statute Of, 2016). The law granted Canada and the other British dominions independence. The statute stated that each British dominion: will be granted control of its foreign and domestic policies, have its own seat in the League Of Nations, and that neither of the nations involved will be able to pass laws onto each other (therefore abolishing British control) (Statute Of Westminster, 2017). The creation of this law allowed Canada to govern itself and act as a sovereign nation, able to pass its own laws and control itself without any British intervention. During WW1 the dominions of the British empire formed

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