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Saumur v. City of Quebec

Title

Saumur v. City of Quebec

Subject

Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Quebec, civil rights, Jehovah's Witnesses, constitutional law

Description

This is a link to a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada. Laurier Samur, a practicing Jehovah’s Witness challenged a City of Quebec by-law that forbade
the distribution in the street of the City of any book, pamphlet, booklet, circular, tract, etc
without permission from the Chief of Police. In a 5-4 majority decision, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld this piece of legislation.

Creator

Supreme Court of Canada

Source

Lexum: https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/2736/index.do
Supreme Court of Canada

Publisher

Supreme Court of Canada: [1953] 2 SCR 299

Date

1953

Rights

(c) Supreme Court of Canada
Lexum

Format

hyperlink

Language

English
French

Type

Hyperlink

Original Format

Text

Files

Citation

Supreme Court of Canada, “Saumur v. City of Quebec,” Exhibits, accessed June 5, 2023, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2280.