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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Judges and Courts (2018 Reissue)

This volume provides an overview of the general principles that apply to the judiciary, and the specific organization of civil courts in all Canadian jurisdictions. It refers to all of the relevant legislation and case law regarding the appointment, discipline, removal and retirement of judges.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433497578

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The judiciary plays a critical role in ensuring that the other branches of government respect the rule of law. Canada's court structure is very complex, with each province and territory having a unique set of courts, in addition to those at the federal level. In order to reconcile cases from different courts and jurisdictions, it is essential to have a firm understanding of these structural differences.

Halsbury's Judges and Courts volume provides a succinct overview of the general principles that apply to the judiciary, as well as the specific organization of civil courts in all Canadian jurisdiction. This title refers to all of the pertinent legislation and case law regarding the appointment, discipline, removal and retirement of judges, and the jurisdiction of courts, justices of the peace, and other judicial administrators. Topics covered in this essential reference include:

Powers and duties of judges

  • Conduct of hearings
    • Reasons for judgment
    • Contempt in the face of the court
  • Ceasing to hold office
  • Judicial immunity
    • Civil actions
    • Criminal offences
  • Evidentiary privilege
  • Restrictions
    • Professional
    • Other activities

Judicial independence

  • Security of tenure
  • Financial independence
  • Institutional independence

Judicial bias

  • Pecuniary interest
  • Membership in a group
  • Relationships
    • Family
    • Professional
    • Fiduciary
  • Prejudice
    • Statements
    • Prior rulings
    • Related cases
  • Disqualification process

Organization of courts

  • Jurisdiction
  • Composition
  • Justices of the peace
  • Administration

And much more.

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