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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...and in cases where the
jurisdiction is concurrent whether it clashes with the legislation
of the General Parliament, as it is of importance that the course
of local legislation should be interfered with as little as
possible and the power of disallowance exercised with great
caution--only in cases where the law and the general interests of
the Dominion imperatively demand it, the undersigned recommends
that the following course be pursued: --"That on receipt by Your
Excellency of the Acts passed in any Province they be referred to
the Minister of Justice for report, and that he with all convenient
speed do report as to those Acts which he considers free from
objection of any kind: and if such report be approved by Your
Excellency in Council that such approval be forthwith communicated
to the Provincial Government. "That he make a separate report or
separate reports on those Acts which he may consider: --1. As being
altogether illegal or unconstitutional. 2. As illegal or
unconstitutional in part. 3. In cases of concurrent jurisdiction,
as clashing with the legislation of the general Parliament. 4. As
affecting the interests of the Dominion generally: and that in such
report or reports he gives his reasons for his opinions. "That
where a measure is considered only partially defective or where
objectionable as being prejudicial to the general 1 Can. Sess. Pap.
1869, Nc. 18. interests of the Dominion, or as clashing with its
legislation, communication should be had with the Provincial
Government with respect to such measure, and that in such case the
Act should not be disallowed if the general interests permit such a
course until the Local Government has an opportunity of considering
and discussing the objection taken, and the...
|Country of origin:
Joseph Edwin Crawford Munro
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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