The Constitution of Canada and the Conflict of Laws

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The Constitution of Canada and the Conflict of Laws

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"This thesis explains the constitutional foundations for the conflict of laws in Canada. It locates these constitutional foundations in the text of key constitutional documents and in the history and the traditions of the courts in Canada. It compares the features of the Canadian Constitution that provide the foundation for the conflict of laws with comparable features in the constitutions of other federal and regional systems, particularly of the Constitutions of the United States and of Australia. This comparison highlights the distinctive Canadian approach to judicial authority—one that is the product of an asymmetrical system of government in which the source of judicial authority is the continuing local tradition of private law adjudication"--Abstract.

Publication Date

2001

Publisher

Worcester College, University of Oxford

City

Oxford

Keywords

Constitutional law; Constitutional history; Conflict of laws; Judicial power; Canada

Disciplines

Conflict of Laws | Constitutional Law | Judges

Comments

Walker, Janet. The Constitution of Canada and the Conflict of Laws. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Worcester College, University of Oxford, 2001.

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