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Confederation law of Canada Privy Council cases on the British North America Act, 1867 and the practice on special leave to appeal : there being added appendices containing (1) the imperial statutes affecting Canada and the colonies in general; (2) the " Judicial Committee Acts" with notes; (3) the Canadian liquor prohibition case, 1895-6 &c.

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


  • Law -- Canada.,
  • Liquor laws -- Canada.,
  • Droit -- Canada.,
  • Alcool -- Droit -- Canada.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies.,
  • Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies.

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Statement[compiled] by Gerald John Wheeler.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 10751, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 10751
ContributionsWheeler, Gerald John., Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 microfiches (633 fr.)
Number of Pages633
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23414140M
ISBN 10066510751X

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