Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Police, Security and Emergencies (2014 Reissue) / Public Utilities (2014 Reissue)

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Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433476085


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Police, Security and Emergencies (2014 Reissue)
Jennifer Freund

The role and powers of law enforcement and national security services are of increasing relevance in a world defined by growing concern over crime and terrorism. In addition, environmental uncertainty and the emergence of new and virulent diseases has brought the spectre of civil emergency to the forefront of government planning. This title provides a thorough narrative of the law that applies to law enforcement and private security services in Canada. It also explains the legal framework that governs national security oversight and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. Finally, it sets out the law that empowers government to declare a civil emergency and act accordingly. Topics covered include:

Table of Contents

Police, Security and Emergencies (2014 Reissue)
I. Police
1. Legal Status of the Police
2. Police Civil Liability
3. Statutory Protection of Police
4. Private Police and Security

II. National Security
1. Canadian Security Intelligence Service
2. Other Relevant Legislation and Agencies Involved with National Security

III. Civil Emergencies
1. Federal Emergencies
2. Provincial and Territorial Emergencies

Public Utilities (2014 Reissue)

I. Introduction
1. Public Utilities Regulation and Standards
2. Scope of This Title

II. Public Utilities
1. General Definition
2. Statutory Definitions
3. Public Utilities Corporations

III. Legislative Context
1. Introduction
2. Municipal Public Utilities
3. Provincial Jurisdiction
4. Federal Jurisdiction
5. Overlapping Jurisdiction
6. International Aspects

IV. Public Utilities Boards and Commissions
1. Funding
2. Board Members and Commissioners
3. Powers of Utilities Boards and Commissions
4. Hearings and Inquiries
5. Particular Powers

V. Regulation of Public Utilities
1. Which Utilities are Subject to Regulation
2. Electricity
3. Natural Gas and Pipelines
4. Water and Sewage

VI. Environmental and Aboriginal Issues
1. Environmental Concerns
2. Aboriginal Rights

VII. Offences
1. Offences Created by Public Utilities Legislation


Jennifer Freund, B.Sc., B.A., M.F.S., LL.B. & Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.

Police, Security and Emergencies (2014 Reissue)

Jennifer Freund, B.Sc., BA, MFS, LL.B., has extensive knowledge in the field of criminal justice, including the specialized areas of forensic psychology, criminology and a number of forensic sciences. Graduating with distinction upon completion of her graduate thesis on trends in juvenile homicide, she went on to become a member of the University of Calgary Law School Dean's List. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, the Psychologists' Association of Alberta, the Canadian Psychological Association and the CPA Criminal Justice Psychology subgroup. She has worked for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as the Senior Advisor to the Calgary Police Commission and as the Executive Director for the Alberta Association of Police Governance. While with the RCMP, she completed an assessment of the province-wide RCMP police-based victim services program, wrote policy on crime prevention program evaluations and revised the Crime Stoppers International Policy and Procedures manual. Ms. Freund has published work on police civil liability for negligent investigation and presented work on complaints and litigation against the police, the economics of policing and other related policing topics. She researches and writes exclusively in the area of Policing Law.

Public Utilities (2014 Reissue)

Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., is a Senior Content Development Associate for LexisNexis Canada. She obtained her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. She is also the author of the Elections and Legislatures titles for Halsbury's Laws of Canada, and has served as contributing editor for numerous other Halsbury's titles. She also developed and edited the Canada Criminal Sentencing Digest, and the Canada Quantum Digest series.

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