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Author Webber, Jeremy H. A., 1958- author.

Title The Constitution of Canada : a contextual analysis / Jeremy Webber.

Published Oxford : Hart Publishing, 2015.
©2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 70 WEBB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 282 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Constitutional systems of the world.
Constitutional systems of the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents C1 Introduction 1 -- C2 Making of the Canadian Constitution 9 -- I Pre-confederation Canada 10 -- II Post-confederation Canada 20 -- III Contemporary Canadian Constitution: Patriation and its Aftermath 42 -- IV Conclusion 57 -- C3 Legislative Power 59 -- I Parliamentary Sovereignty 60 -- II Canadian Parliaments 64 -- III Legislative Process 71 -- IV Parliamentary Officers 76 -- V Parliamentary Privileges and Immunities 77 -- VI Public Participation in the Legislative Process 78 -- VII Elections 82 -- VIII Reform of the Legislative Process 85 -- IX Conclusion 88 -- C4 Executive Power 91 -- I Responsible Government 92 -- II Structure of the Executive 98 -- III Rule of Law 104 -- C5 Judiciary 111 -- I Court Structure 111 -- II Judicial Independence 122 -- III Supreme Court of Canada as a Constitutional Court 125 -- IV Conclusion 130 -- C6 Federalism 333 -- I Visions of the Canadian Federation 134 -- II Principles of Interpretation of the Division of Powers 141 -- III Federal and Provincial Powers 146 -- IV Cooperative Federalism 169 -- V Conclusion 171 -- C7 Rights and Freedoms 173 -- I Universe of Rights Protections in Canada 176 -- II Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 182 -- III Conclusion 217 -- C8 Aboriginal Peoples 225 -- I Constitution Act 1982, Section 35 230 -- II Federal/Provincial Authority, Fiduciary Obligations and the Honour of the Crown 243 -- III Treaties 246 -- IV Self-government 250 -- V Resurgence of Aboriginal Jurisdictions 252 -- VI Conclusion 255 -- C9 Conclusion 259.
Subject Constitutional law -- Canada.
ISBN 9781841133638
1841133639