Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Education (2014 Reissue)/ Elections (2014 Reissue)
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------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Education (2014 Reissue) Jeffrey Wilson, B.A., LL.B.
The education system operates as a unique pillar of Canadian society, with special rules and unique requirements framed by a plethora of important legal issues. And now, as Canadians turn to the classroom to be educated, so too can their legal advisers turn to Halsbury's Education title for a clear understanding of the nuanced issues. This important title examines the legal framework within which children in Canada are educated and that delineates the rules that govern the rights and obligations of the various participants within the Canadian school system. Topics covered include:
Elections (2014 Reissue) John L. Hollins, Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
- The right and compulsory duty to attend school
- Residency requirements
- Duties of the school administrators
- Privacy and access issues
- Application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- Denominational schools
- Language of instruction
- First Nations children
- Discrimination within the school system
- Conduct and discipline
The elections process is at the centre of our democratic system, and, while it is a constant and crucial element of political landscape, the mechanics of the process are often little understood. The title Elections sets out the law pertaining to federal and provincial election of members of government. Topics covered include:
- The right to vote under the Charter
- Division of Canada and provinces into electoral districts
- Entitlement to vote
- The voting process
- Political parties and candidates
- Counting of votes
- Election advertising and financing
- Referendums and plebiscites
- Enforcement of legislation
- 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 subjects that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
- Glossary of definitions – Identifying words and phrases defined in relevant legislation, 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
Education (2014 Reissue)
- Table of cases
- Table of statutes and statutory instruments
- List of related titles
Elections (2014 Reissue)
- I. Right to Education
- II. Compulsory Attendance
- III. Rights of Pupils Within School
- IV. Equality of Education Rights
- V. First Nations Children
- VI. Conduct and Discipline
- I. Introduction
- II. Election Officers
- III. Initiation of the Election Process
- IV. Electoral Districts, Divisions and Constituencies
- V. Voters
- VI. Political Parties and Candidates
- VII. General Voting Opportunities
- VIII. Special Voting Opportunities
- IX. Counts, Validations and Recounts
- X. Election Communications, Expenses and Contributions
- XI. By-Elections, Referendums and Plebiscites
- XII. Enforcement of Elections Legislation and Criminal Offences
Jeffrey Wilson, B.A., LL.B., John L. Hollins, Sheila Nemet-Brown, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
Jeffrey Wilson, B.A, LL.B.,
is a certified Law Society of Upper Canada "Specialist in Family Law". He is a partner at Wilson Christen LLP, which is known for its advocacy at all levels of court and before administrative tribunals in areas within and outside of conventional matrimonial law and, more recently, for its mediation-arbitration services in matrimonial law, and also child protection, education and health law. He has written extensively in these areas, and his publications include Wilson On Children and the Law and the Ontario Family Law REPORTER, both in their 35th year of publication by LexisNexis Canada. He is also author of the Infants and Children and Youth Criminal Justice titles from Halsbury's Laws of Canada. His other interests include teaching youth, child protection and family (children & families) law at the D. Juris level at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and at the LLM level at Osgoode. He is also the founder and organizer of "The Law and Youth: Taking Ownership of Knowledge as Power", an annual workshop now entering its 8th year (www.thelawandyouth.org).John L. Hollins
was the Chief Electoral Officer of Ontario from 2001 to 2008. Previously, he was the Director of Elections for the Cities of Toronto and North York, and spent more than 35 years working in provincial and municipal electoral administration in Ontario. He has a Certification in Municipal Administration from Seneca College, under the direction of the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario. Mr. Hollins is an expert in the field of elections, including the specialized areas of organizing and conducting general elections, by-elections, referenda and recounts in accordance with the provisions of Ontario's Municipal Elections Act, Election Act, Representation Act, and Taxpayer Protection Act. His responsibilities have included the administration of the Election Finances Act and maintenance of the Permanent Register of Electors for Ontario. His appearances before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on House Affairs, and the Ontario Legislative Assembly's Select Committee on Elections, along with his many reports on electoral administration and recommendations for legislative change, have helped modernize the electoral landscape in Ontario. Currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of "The Delian Project", Mr. Hollins works with Election Management Bodies around the world to implement positive change in the democratic voting process through the application of technology. The jurisdictions to which he has provided advice include Palestine, Sri Lanka, the Republic of Georgia, the Philippines, the Falkland Islands, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, the British Virgin Islands, and Dominica.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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