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Lecture 1 There are 2 Sources of LAW1 Legislation rules written by our government Acts codes the specific laws written down are called legislationWe also have Division of powers sections 9192 it is what Canada is allowed can do and what rules and stuff that the Provinces can do it is all written under the constitution ex for engineers in Ontario you have to write the PEO exam however there could be different requirementsper province engineering is provincial legislation criminal code is federal legislationSUMMARY Canada is a confederation All the power doesnt reside just in Canada in all the province hence division of powers2 Common Law means judge made law decisions that happened before are relevant for cases today in court For significant facts and consistency Past decisions can be relied on for similar casesTheory of Precedence the strongest decisions are made by the supreme court of CanadaWorld of LawK stands for Contract law
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