Browsing Faculté de droit – Travaux et publications by Subject "legislation"
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Driedger's 'Modern Principle' at the Supreme Court of Canada: Interpretation, Justification, Legitimization (Les Éditions Thémis, 2006)In the last 20 years, Elmer Driedger’s “modern principle” has emerged as THE expression of the Supreme Court of Canada’s preferred approach to statutory interpretation. The authors examine this fundamental development in Canadian law, including the ...
(UBC Press Publications, 2003)
(McGill Law Journal, 1998)The exclusionary rule which prohibits references to parliamentary materials as an aid to statutory interpretation has been applied for decades in most common law jurisdictions. The House of Lords handed down its fundamental decision in Pepper v. Hart ...