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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Education (2018 Reissue) / Elections (2018 Reissue)

The Education title examines the legal framework within which children in Canada are educated while the Elections title focuses on the law pertaining to federal and provincial elections for the members of government.
Publication Language: English

Hardcover | 1,040 pages

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Published: May 29, 2018
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433498247

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Education (2018 Reissue)
Jeffery Wilson, B.A., LL.B.

The education system operates as a unique pillar of Canadian society, with special rules and unique requirements framed by a plethora of important legal issues. And now, as Canadians turn to the classroom to be educated, so too can their legal advisers turn to the Halsbury's Education title for a clear understanding of the nuanced issues. This important title examines the legal framework within which children in Canada are educated and delineates the rules that govern the rights and obligations of the various participants within the Canadian school system. Topics covered include:

  • The right and compulsory duty to attend school
  • Residency requirements
  • Duties of the school administrators
  • Privacy and access issues
  • Application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • Denominational schools
  • Language of instruction
  • First Nations children
  • Discrimination within the school system
  • Conduct and discipline
  • The constitutional and statutory framework of post-secondary education

Elections (2018 Reissue)
Trevor Knight, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., LL.M, Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.

The elections process is at the centre of our democratic system, and, while it is a constant and crucial element of the political landscape, the mechanics of the process are often little understood. The Elections title sets out the law pertaining to federal and provincial election of members of government. Topics covered include:

  • The right to vote under the Charter
  • Division of Canada and provinces into electoral districts
  • Entitlement to vote
  • The voting process
  • Political parties and candidates
  • Counting of votes
  • Election advertising and financing
  • By-elections
  • Referendums and plebiscites
  • Enforcement of legislation

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Table of contents

Education (2018 Reissue)
  • I. Right to Education
  • II. Compulsory Attendance
  • III. Rights of Pupils Within Schools
  • IV. Equality of Education Rights
  • V. First Nations Children
  • VI. Conduct and Discipline
  • VII. Post-Secondary Education

Elections (2018 Reissue)
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Election Officers
  • III. Initiation of the Election Process
  • IV. Electoral Districts, Divisions and Constituencies
  • V. Voters
  • VI. Political Parties and Candidates
  • VII. General Voting Opportunities
  • VIII. Special Voting Opportunities
  • IX. Counts, Validations and Recounts
  • X. Election Communications
  • XI. Expenses, Contributions and Loans
  • XII. By-Elections, Referendums and Plebiscites
  • XIII. Enforcement of Elections Legislation and Criminal Offences