Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Mental Health / Military / Mines and Minerals
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D'Arcy J. Hiltz, B.A., LL.B., Anita Szigeti, LL.B. & Ruby Dhand, B.A., M.A., LL.B., LL.M.
Society's growing recognition of mental health issues is an important development for Canadian lawyers, who are increasingly called upon to advise clients on the implications of those issues, including questions of capacity, consent, and guardianship. Contributed by several of Canada's leading authorities in this area of the law, Halsbury's Mental Health title provides a truly national explanation of Canada's civil mental health system, and is an ideal reference for every lawyer seeking a clear and accessible understanding of its legislative and judicial underpinnings. Key topics covered include:
- Implications and impact of the Charter of Rights
- Legal capacity and consent to treatment and refusal
- Substitute decision-making
- Voluntary and involuntary psychiatric admission
- Patient rights and safeguards
- Managing property and personal care
- Community treatment
- Statutory guardianship, committees and powers of attorney
LexisNexis Canada with the assistance of the Office of the Judge Advocate General for the Canadian Forces
With Canada's armed forces at their most active level since the Korean War, this valuable title is a timely and comprehensive summary of the law that governs military operations and military personnel. From a concise discussion of the organization of the Forces to issues of deployment, human resource management and military justice, this work is carefully designed to serve as the definitive first reference for anyone researching this specialized subject. Topics covered include:
- The statutory and regulatory framework that authorize and limit military operations
- Organization of the Canadian Forces, and the role of elected and appointed officials
- Limitation or exclusion of Crown liability for military actions
- Operational commands
- Qualifications and requirements for enrolment in the Forces
- Remuneration, pensions and additional benefits
- Promotion, discharge, grievances
- Deployment of Forces both internationally and within Canada
- Code of military discipline, courts martial, the appeals process, and the role of military police
Mines and Minerals
Catherine Morin,B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.
Mining is one of Canada's most important economic sectors, contributing over $32 billion to the gross domestic product (GDP), employing over 300,000 workers and accounting for 19% of Canadian goods exports. Halsbury's Mines and Minerals title elegantly and succinctly summarizes the law governing mineral rights and mining operations in Canada for anyone seeking a basic grounding in the area. Topics covered include:
- Ownership of mineral rights by the Crown, private individuals and aboriginals
- Prospecting, staking claims, and acquiring rights
- Mining leases and agreements between owners and operators
- Surface rights
- Compensation for injury, expropriation and right of entry orders
- Transfer, abandonment and forfeiture of mineral rights
- Commencement, ongoing conduct and closure of mining operations
- Rehabilitation of mining lands
- Tortious conduct, liens and actions in relation to mining
- A general table of contents to the level of chapter headings
- A detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
- Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
- References and abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
- Selected secondary sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
- Glossary of definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in relevant legislation, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable quick reference to a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions
Table of Contents
- Table of cases
- Table of statutes and statutory instruments
- List of related titles
- Consent and Capacity
- Administration of Property
- Adjudicative Proceedings
- Psychiatric Assessments and Admission Procedures
- Constitution of Armed Forces
- Membership in Armed Forces
- Deployment of Armed Forces
- Military Justice
Mines and Minerals
- Overview of Mining in Canada
- Mineral Rights and Ownership
- Leases and Mining Agreements
- Surface Rights in Relation to Minerals
- Placer Mining
- Transfer, Abandonment and Forfeiture of Claims and Rights
- Operation and Closure of Mines
- Actions and Disputes in Regards to Mining
D'Arcy J. Hiltz, B.A., LL.B., Anita Szigeti, LL.B. & Ruby Dhand, B.A., M.A., LL.B., LL.M. / LexisNexis Canada, with the assistance of the Office of the Judge Advocate General for the Canadian Forces / Catherine Morin, B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.
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