Charter equality rights interpretation of section 15 in Supreme Court of Canada decisions by Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.

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  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.,
  • Civil rights -- Canada.,
  • Discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Statementby Mary C. Hurley.
SeriesBackground paper
ContributionsHurley, Mary C
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Paginationv. ; 28 cm.
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL21569406M

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