Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Transportation – Carriage of Goods (2015 Reissue) / Transportation – Railways (2015 Reissue) / Trusts (2015 Reissue)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433486848


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Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.

With carriage of goods law often at the forefront of commercial transactions, Halsbury's Transportation – Carriage of Goods title offers the ideal resource for lawyers who require a concise explanation of how this specialized area of law operates.[1] Timely and accessible, and written by one of Canada's leading transportation lawyers, this valuable reference delivers a clear narrative of the legislative framework and identifies the relevant case law that practitioners need to be aware of. It contains useful answers to questions on a wide range of topics, including:

[1] For a discussion of carriage of goods by air, see Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Aviation and Space

Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.

Once at the very heart of commercial activity and the Canadian Dream, railways still play an important part in the transport of passengers and goods, and rail lines are omnipresent in virtually every populated region in Canada.Transportation – Railwaysprovides a comprehensive and national treatment of the law governing the construction, operation, safety and oversight of federal and provincial railways, including matters such as:

Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B.

Trusts, an innovative concept of the common law, have become increasingly significant in modern legal practice. The unique nature of trusts, and its many varied forms, makes it an important tool in estates law, commercial law, international law, pension and benefits law, among others, providing inventive and flexible solutions to traditional legal issues. Halsbury's Truststitle classifies and analyzes the many different types of trusts, how they are created and how they can be used in a variety of contexts. This essential resource, which includes discussion of trusts under the Quebec Civil Code, generates a competitive advantage for practitioners able to apply trust principles to different areas of practice.

Topics in this national reference include:

Table of Contents

I. Carriage of Goods by Road
II. Carriage of Goods by Rail
III. Carriage of Goods by Water

I. Federal and Provincial Railways
II. The Canadian Transportation Agency
III. Railway Construction and Safety of Railway Lands
IV. Railway Traffic Operations
V. Carriage of Passengers
VI. Tariffs, Rates and Payment of Freight
VII. Financial Transactions of Railway Companies
VIII. Violations and Offences under the Canada Transportation Act

I. Nature of Trusts
II. Modern Uses of Trusts
III. Express Trusts
IV. Trusts Arising by Operation of Law
V. Purpose Trusts
VI. Limitations on the Creation of Trusts
VII. Constituting the Trust
VIII. The Statute of Frauds and Trust Formalities
IX. Trusts and Powers
X. Administration of Trusts
XI. Variation and Termination of Trusts

Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M. / Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B.

Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.,is a partner with Fernandes Hearn LLP, a Toronto-based law firm which specializes in maritime and transportation law. Mr. Fernandes received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1976, his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1979, and his LL.M. from the University of London (London School o Economics and Political Science) in 1981. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1982 and has appeared in all levels of court in Canada including the Supreme Court of Canada. His other publications include the Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Maritime title, the Transportation Law looseleaf service, and Boating Law of Canada.

Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and head of the Toronto office's Wealth Management and Charities practice group. She practises in the areas of wills and trusts, estate planning, family business succession planning, person tax, corporate reorganizations, marriage contracts, and charities andnot for profit law. She also represents clients in estate litigation matters, including will challenges, mental capacity matters, applications for advice and direction of the court and passing of fiduciary accounts. In 2006, she received the Ontario BarAssociation Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates in recognition of her leadership and contribution to estates and trusts law.

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