INTRODUCING ENGLISH STATUTE LAW INTO THE PROVINCES: TIME FOR A CHANGE?
AbstractThis article criticizes the various methods through which it is decided whether a particular statute of the Imperial Parliament should be incorporated into the law of Canadian provinces, focusing on British Columbia. Following an historical review, it considers the most appropriate method for determining the applicability of legislation, ways to remove enacted legislation when local circumstances speak against it, and the repeal of provincial legislation responsible for determining the applicability of English Acts to British Columbia laws.
Keywords:English Law, Statutes
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