Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue) / Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)
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Canada is a cultural mosaic, containing a broad range of different religious faiths and denominations. Spiritual organizations in a secular world, the religious institutions that support those faiths must also interact with the everyday world of law and legal obligation. Halsbury's Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue) examines the many points of intersection between law and religion in Canada, covering such topics as:
Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)
- Freedom of religion under the Charter
- Faith based arbitration
- Denominational schools
- Consent to medical treatment
- Property rights
- Civil and criminal liability
- Governance and legal status
- Judicial review of decisions by religious institutions
Catherine Morin, B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.
Whether we travel on foot, by bicycle or any other mode, as soon as we enter upon a road we are affected by a complex web of common law decisions and legislation that shapes the privileges and responsibilities shared by road authorities and users alike. Halsbury's Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue) volume is an invaluable resource to understand the issues surrounding the use of roads, including what constitutes a roadway or highway, restrictions on use, access to highways, ownership, opening and closing of highways, the duties of municipal and provincial/territorial authorities to maintain highways and sidewalks, liability for damages (including slips and falls), and remedies for damages. Topics covered include:
- Ownership and jurisdiction over the roadways in Canada
- The legislative and regulatory structure that governs roads, highways and bridges
- The legal right to use roadways
- Opening and closing of roadways
- Issues relevant to the repair of roadways
- Liability of users, owners and government
- Available remedies, special notice provisions and limitations to actions
- Enhanced contents
- A general table of contents to the level of chapter headings
- A detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
- Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
- References and abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
- Selected secondary sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
- Glossary of Definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in legislation governing testate and intestate succession, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable "quick reference" in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions
Table of Contents
Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue)
- Table of cases
- Table of statutes and statutory instruments
- List of related titles
I. Constitutional Framework
II. Governance of Religious Institutions
III. Judicial Intervention in Decision Making by Religious Institutions
IV. Liability of Religious Institutions
V. Obligations and Liability Of Clergy
VII. Human Rights
IX. Family Law
X. Medical Treatment
XI. Faith Based Arbitration
XII. Religion and Municipal Government
XIII. Criminal Law
XIV. TaxationRoads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)
II. Use of Highway
IV. Opening and Closing of Highways
V. Repair, Maintenance and Improvement
Diana Ginn, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. & Catherine Morin, B.Mus (Hons.), LL.B.
Religious Institutions (2013 Reissue)Diana Ginn, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.,
is a Professor at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Her teaching areas have included: property law, administrative law, law and religion, alternative dispute resolution, public law, health law, and women and the law. Professor Ginn's research and writing interests cover a range of topics, including religion and the law, administrative law, aboriginal title, health care issues and gender issues. Her recent publications in the field of law and religion include: Legislators and Religious-Based Reasoning
(co-authored with David Blaikie and Micah Goldstein) (2013) 21: 2 Constitutional Forum; Balancing Religious Freedom in a Multicultural Nation
(2012) JURIST; The Legal Guide for Religious Institutions (co-authored with David Blaikie), (New York: Continuum, 2010); Legal Guide for Canadian Churches
(co-authored with David Blaikie) Novalis Press, 2006 and Religious Discourse in the Public Square
(co-authored with David Blaikie); 15: 1 (2006) Constitutional Forum. Roads, Highways and Bridges (2013 Reissue)
Catherine Morin, B.Mus. (Hons.), LL.B.,
is a legal researcher and writer for LexisNexis Canada, where she serves as the Supervising Editor, Supplementation for Halsbury's Laws of Canada.
A former practitioner, Catherine has been responsible for re-structuring and overseeing the production of various digest products, including NetLetters™
and the Canadian Weekly Law Sheet,
where her duties included editing and writing case law summaries spanning a broad range of legal topics. She is also author of several Halsbury's Laws of Canada titles, including Gifts, Debtor and Creditor
and Mines and Minerals,
and has served as a contributing editor on numerous others, including Infants and Children, Motor Vehicles and Youth Justice.
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