POLS 4050 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Freedom Of Movement, Parliamentary Sovereignty, Collegehumor

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Canadian politics and government in the charter era chapter 1: What is the charter: the canadian charter of rights and freedoms makes up schedule i of the appendix to the. Week 3: policy-makers who take their constitutional obligations seriously, even when they are inconvenient or politically difficult, a political culture which values rights and freedoms and accepts appropriate judicial intervention. Implementation mechanisms for judicial remedies, so that court rulings are more than moral victories for those affected by charter violations. The nature and purposes of a written constitution: It establishes the institutions of government, defines the powers and responsibilities of each one, and prescribes the relationship among them. It describes, in broad outlines, the processes by which binding rules may be made, applied, and interpreted; in so doing, it translates raw power into legitimate authority. It restricts the power of the stats vis- -vis the citizens over whom it governs.

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