Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Inquests, Coroners and Medical Examiners (2013 Reissue) / Interim Preservation of Property Rights (2013 Reissue)
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Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
Coroners and medical examiners investigate approximately 15 to 20 per cent of all deaths within a province or territory, and such inquests or inquiries can often be the subject of intense media scrutiny. Consequently, this is a topic of interest to a large segment of the legal profession in Canada.
Newly revised, the Halsbury's Inquests, Coroners and Medical Examiners (2013 Reissue)
title provides a comprehensive overview of the law pertaining to the powers and duties of coroners and medical examiners, and the jurisdiction and procedure at inquests and inquiries. This title examines all of the pertinent legislation and case law regarding such matters as notification of death, powers during an investigation, and determination of whether to proceed with an inquest or inquiry. Topics covered in this essential reference include:
Interim Preservation of Property Rights (2013 Reissue)
- Initiating an inquiry or inquest
- Application to court
- Initiated by individual or Fatality Review Board
- Judges and counsel
- Medical or chief medical examiner
- Interested persons and witnesses
- Conduct and control of proceedings by coroners
- Requirement to hold inquest with jury composition, eligibility, rights and duties of jurors
- Role, duties and removal of counsel
- Conclusion of the inquiry or inquest
- Findings and recommendations
- Rules governing report to chief coroner or minister
- Annual report
Master Linda S. Abrams, B.A., J.D., LL.M., Kevin P. McGuinness, LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D. & Jay Brecher, B.A., LL.B.
The delay inherent in any judicial proceeding makes it absolutely essential for the complainant to have some means of protecting those assets that are the subject of litigation, to ensure that the assets are not damaged, misappropriated or otherwise dissipated. Conversely, it's critical that defendants and respondents have some means of recouping their costs from the complainant if they are ultimately successful in defending such claims. Hence, every lawyer advising clients who are involved in civil litigation must have a firm understanding of the various interim rights and remedies available to them.
Newly updated, the Halsbury's Interim Preservation of Property Rights (2013 Reissue)
title provides a concise summary of the interim rights possessed by both parties and non-parties to civil litigation. This title contains all of the pertinent legislation and case law regarding interlocutory injunctions, certificates of pending litigation, the appointment of interlocutory receivers, security for costs, and interpleader procedures. Topics covered in this essential reference include:
Table of Contents
Inquests, Coroners and Medical Examiners (2013 Reissue)
- Certificates of pending litigation
- Categories of injunctions
- Specific types of injunctions
- Mareva injunction, Anton Piller orders and Quia Timet injunctions
- Attorney General injunctions
- Availability of injunctions
- Rule in American cyanamid
II. Officials Acting Pursuant to Legislation
III. Notification of Death
V. Inquiry or Inquest
VI. Conclusion of the Inquiry or Inquest
VII. Judicial Review
VIII. Offences and PenaltiesInterim Preservation of Property Rights (2013 Reissue)
II. Interlocutory Injunctions
IV. Certificate of Pending Litigation
V. Preservation of Property
VII. In Forma Pauperis
VIII. Security for Costs
Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.,Master Linda S. Abrams, B.A., J.D., LL.M., Kevin P. McGuinness, LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D. & Jay Brecher, B.A., LL.B.
Inquests, Coroners and Medical Examiners (2013 Reissue) Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
, is a senior content development Associate for LexisNexis Canada. She obtained her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is also the author of the Cemeteries and Interment,
and Public Utilities
titles for Halsbury's Laws of Canada
. She also developed and edited the Canada Criminal Sentencing Digest
, and the Canada Quantum Digest
series.Interim Preservation of Property Rights (2013 Reissue) Master Linda S. Abrams, B.A., J.D., LL.M.
, is a Master of the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario). Until her appointment to the Bench in 1999, Master Abrams was a civil litigator – first with Fasken Martineau and later with Torys. Concurrent with her law practice, Master Abrams served on the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (Adjudicator and Vice-Chair), on the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (Adjudicator) and on the Ethics Review Committee of the University of Toronto. Master Abrams is a frequent speaker at CLE conferences. Her legal writings include articles for the Canadian Business Law Journal
and a text on credit union law. She is also, with Kevin P. McGuinness, co-author of Canadian Civil Procedure Law
and The Practitioner's Evidence Law Sourcebook
, as well as the Civil Procedure
title for Halsbury's Laws of Canada
.Kevin P. McGuinness, LL.B., LL.M., S.J.D.
, is an Ontario lawyer with more than 30 years experience and is Counsel in the Crown Law Office of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. His principal areas of practice include corporate commercial law and debtor-creditor remedies. Previously, he has taught law in Canada, England and Australia and worked in various legal capacities in both provincial and municipal government, private practice and as in-house counsel to major corporations. He is the author or co-author of more than 30 legal texts, including Canadian Business Corporations Law, 2nd Edition
, Canadian Civil Procedure Law, 2nd Edition,
(with Master Linda Abrams), and the Business Corporations and Guarantee and Indemnity
titles for Halsbury's Laws of Canada
. Jay Brecher, B.A., LL.B.
, is the managing editor of Halsbury's Laws of Canada
. He has extensive experience as a legal researcher, writer and editor for LexisNexis Canada, and has been responsible for the content on such databases as LAW/NET
and Canadian Case Summaries
on the Quicklaw online legal research service. He has authored or co-authored several Halsbury's
titles, including Hunting and Fishing, Judges and Courts
, and Social Assistance
, and has served as a contributing editor for numerous others, including Copyright, Employment, Income Tax (General), Negligence, Patents, Torts
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