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Published by C. Theoret in Montreal .
Written in English


  • Conflict of laws -- Québec (Province)

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. Lafleur.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 267 p.
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17238825M

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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lafleur, E. (Eugène), Conflict of laws in the province of Quebec. Montreal: C. Theoret, Conflict of laws or choice of law refers to the law applicable to a specific type of legal dispute according to a defined connection with the domestic law of Quebec or of another State. The jurisdictional competence of a State’s authority refers to the competence of courts, administrative tribunals, and other authorities such as notaries. Quebec law is unique in Canada because Quebec is the only province in Canada to have a juridical legal system (pertaining to the administration of justice) under which civil matters are regulated by French-heritage civil law. Public law, criminal law and other federal law operate according to Canadian common law. Quebec has played a special role in French history; the modern province occupies much of the land where French settlers founded the colony of Canada (New France) in the 17th and 18th centuries. The population is predominantly French-speaking and Roman Catholic, with a large Anglophone minority, augmented in recent years by immigrants from Asia.

The Quebec Act (French: Acte de Québec) (the Act), formally known as the British North America (Quebec) Act , was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain (citation 14 Geo. III c. 83) setting procedures of governance in the Province of Act ' s principal components were. The province's territory was expanded to take over part of the Indian . CIVIL CODE QUEBEC CIVIL CODE The Civil Code of Quebec (CcQ) is the legal text defining civil laws in the province of Quebec, Canada. Except for certain parts of the book on the Law of the Family which was adopted by the National Assembly in the s the CCQ came into effect on January 1, In the province of Quebec, maintenance obligations exist only between married or civil union spouses. De facto spouses are not covered by the obligation of support contained in our Civil Code. In , a government-mandated committee was created in order to determine how Quebec family law should be reformed. Governing Law and Attornment. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable the purpose of all legal proceedings, this Agreement will be deemed to have been made and performed in the Province of Ontario and the courts of the Province of Ontario will .

  Fasken alerted me to, and have good review of Newfoundland and Labrador (Attorney General) v Uashaunnuat (Innu of Uashat and of Mani‑Utenam) SCC 4. The Canadian Supreme Court held that Quebec has jurisdiction over aboriginal rights claims in a neighburing province. This assertion of jurisdiction hinges on the qualification of rights under . Conflict of laws, also called private international law, the existence worldwide, and within individual countries, of different legal traditions, different specific rules of private law, and different systems of private law, all of which are administered by court systems similarly subject to different rules and traditions of procedure. The “law of the conflict of laws” pertains to the. Quebec, the Constitution and Special Status. Claude B langer, Department of History, Marianopolis College. Special status is a method used historically to deal with Quebec’s distinct culture and a formula proposed since the 's by which Quebec would be given further special considerations and powers so that its distinct culture could be protected and developed while . Procedural and substantive law differs by province, but the timing described above is similar in most other provinces. With respect to enforcing collateral security, are there any significant restrictions which may impact the timing and value of enforcement, such as (a) a requirement for a public auction, or (b) regulatory consents?