The distribution of legislative powers : an overview / Isabelle Brideau, Laurence Brosseau.: YM32-2/2019-35E-PDF

"This background paper focuses on the distribution of legislative powers between Parliament and the provincial legislatures in selected areas. First, it briefly describes the provisions of the Constitution Act, 1867 that concern legislative powers. Second, it examines how certain powers were assigned to the appropriate level of government in light of the interpretive principles established by the courts"--Executive summary, page i.

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Department/Agency Canada. Library of Parliament, issuing body.
Canada. Parliamentary Information and Research Service, issuing body.
Title The distribution of legislative powers : an overview / Isabelle Brideau, Laurence Brosseau.
Series title Background paper ; publication no. 2019-35-E
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Le partage des compétences législatives : un aperçu.
"16 October 2019."
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 13-16).
Publishing information Ottawa, Canada : Library of Parliament = Bibliothèque du Parlement, 2019.
Author / Contributor Brideau, Isabelle, author.
Description 1 online resource (i, i, 16 pages).
Catalogue number
  • YM32-2/2019-35E-PDF
Subject terms Federal government -- Canada.
Legislative power -- Canada.
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