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distinct society clause and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Ian McGilp

distinct society clause and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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Published by York University Centre for Public Law and Public Policy in North York, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Québec (Province).,
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Quebec (Province),
  • Constitutional amendments -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Languages -- Law and legislation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementIan McGilp.
    SeriesBackground studies of the York University Constitutional Reform Project -- no. 5
    ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Public Law and Public Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 p. ;
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18550045M
    ISBN 101895274044


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