Constitutional Law

Constitutional law relates to the interpretation and application of the Constitution of Canada. Constitutional ssues fall under two themes - division of power and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Governing power in Canada is divided between the Federal Government of Canada and each provincial government. Section 91 of the Constitution Act covers the governing areas of the federal governemt and section 92 covers the provincial government.

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was signed into law in 1982 and protects civil liberties.

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