Reference re Validity of Section 5 (a) Dairy Industry Act, [1949] S.C.R. 1

Title

Reference re Validity of Section 5 (a) Dairy Industry Act, [1949] S.C.R. 1

Subject

Canada
Constitutional law
federalism
Interprovincial trade

Description

In this case, the Supreme Court of Canada was asked to assess the constitutional validity of a federal government statute that prohibited the import, manufacture, and sale of margarine in Canada. The Supreme Court of Canada held that while the prohibition on the import of margarine was intra vires the federal government, the restrictions on the sale and manufacture of margarine was ultra vires the federal government.

Creator

Supreme Court of Canada

Source

Supreme Court of Canada, Reference re Validity of Section 5 (a) Dairy Industry Act, [1949] S.C.R. 1

Publisher

Lexum

Date

1949

Rights

(c) Supreme Court of Canada
(c) Lexum

Format

Hyperlink

Language

English

Type

Hyperlink

Files

Collection

Citation

Supreme Court of Canada, “Reference re Validity of Section 5 (a) Dairy Industry Act, [1949] S.C.R. 1,” Exhibits, accessed June 18, 2018, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2442.