Chapter 1 The Canadian Legal System
- Civil litigants have an automatic right of appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Answer: False Page: 2 Difficulty: Moderate Skill: Applied
- What rule applies when federal and provincial legislation have a direct operational conflict?
Answer: The federal legislation trumps the provincial legislation to the extent of the contradiction. This is called the doctrine of paramountcy.
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- Which of the following is a federal power under the Canadian Constitution?
- management of hospitals
- governance of the professions
Comment: The others are within provincial government jurisdiction.
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