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The Law of Confidential Communications in Canada

Addresses communications to which the privilege of confidentiality attaches. The book is divided into 3 parts: Professional and Other Confidential Communications, Immunities from Disclosure, and Statutory Immunities from Disclosure and Access to Government Information.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433391593

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Addresses communications to which the privilege of confidentiality attaches. The book is divided into three parts:

Part I: Professional and Other Confidential Communications - addresses among other things the treatment of doctor-patient, accountant-client and banker-client communications as well as journalistic communications, fiduciary and special relationship communications and spousal communications

Part II: Immunities from Disclosure - discusses Crown privilege, Cabinet Secrecy, judicial and legislative immunity and police-informer privilege

Part III: Statutory Immunities from Disclosure and Access to Government Information - discusses both relevant federal and provincial legislation



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Table of contents

Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgment
Table of Cases
PART ONE: PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS
Introduction
Chapter 1: Doctor-Patient Communications
Chapter 2: Journalistic Communications
Chapter 3: Accountant-Client Communications
Chapter 4: The Religious Communications Privilege
Chapter 5: Social Worker Communications
Chapter 6: Communications Regarding Treatment of Children
Chapter 7: Spousal Communications
Chapter 8: Banker-Client Communications
Chapter 9: Other Business Relationships
Chapter 10: Common Law Breach of Confidence
Chapter 11: Fiduciary and Special Relation ship Communications
PART TWO: IMMUNITIES FROM DISCLOSURE
Chapter 12: Public Interest Immunity (Crown Privilege)
Chapter 13: Cabinet Secrecy-When Immunity is Claimed for Cabinet Dealings
Chapter 14: Judicial Immunity
Chapter 15: Legislative Immunity
Chapter 16: Police-Informer Privilege
PART THREE: STATUTORY IMMUNITIES FROM DISCLOSURE AND ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
Appendix A