But you have to read the Act all together. Read the preamble :
Whereas it is expedient to empower the parliament of Canada to provide for the representation in the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, or either of them, of any territory which for the time being forms part of the Dominion of Canada, but is not included in any provinces.
Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present parliament as-
sembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :
The parliament of Canada may from time to time, .make provisions for the representations in the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, or in either of them, of any territories which for the time being form part of the Dominion of Canada, but are not included in any province.
Then section 2 says :
Any Act passed by the parliament of Canada before the passing of this Act for the purpose mentioned in this Act shall, if not disallowed by the Queen be, and shall be deemed to have been, valid and effectual from the date in which it received the assent in Her Majesty's name of the Governor General of Canada.
It is hereby declared that any Act passed by the parliament of Canada, whether before or after the passing of this Act, for the purpose mentioned in this Act
Now the purpose mentioned in this Act
Topic: PROVINCIAL AUTONOMY IN THE NORTHWEST.