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Bijuralism and Harmonization

Title

Bijuralism and Harmonization

Subject

Canada
Legal systems
Bijuralism

Description

From the website:
"As a legacy of the colonisation of North America by France and Great Britain, two legal traditions co-exist in Canada – civil law in Quebec and common law in all other provinces and territories. The Department of Justice is committed to respecting both legal systems, in both official languages, to ensure federal legislation is adequately applied everywhere in Canada."

This website contains materials relevant to understanding Canadian bijuralism and tracks the efforts of the Federal Government of Canada to harmonize law across the civil and common law systems and through French and English.

Creator

Canada, Department of Justice

Source

Canada, Department of Justice, "Bijuralism and Harmonization" website: http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/csj-sjc/harmonization/index.html

Publisher

Canada, Department of Justice: www.justice.gc.ca

Date

February 9, 2017

Rights

(c) Government of Canada
(c) Canada, Department of Justice

Format

Hyperlink

Language

English

Type

Website

Files

Citation

Canada, Department of Justice, “Bijuralism and Harmonization,” Exhibits, accessed July 23, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2457.