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Quasi-Constitutional Laws of Canada

John Helis
Format
Book
Published
Toronto, Ontario : Irwin Law, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9781552214947, 155221494X
Summary
"As the first book dedicated to quasi-constitutional laws in Canada, this work provides a much-needed overview of the elements that unite the various rights-protecting laws that have received this designation from the Supreme Court of Canada. These laws comprise several categories of federal and provincial statutes, including human rights, access-to-information, privacy, language rights, and the traditional civil liberties, as well as a common law principle."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The broad, liberal, and purposive interpretation of quasi-constitutional legislation
  • The primacy of quasi-constitutional legislation
  • The theory of quasi-constitutionality
  • The development of quasi-constitutionality
  • Conclusion.
Description
xix, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
  • Includes table of cases.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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