Debt and federalism : landmark cases in Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law, 1894-1937 (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Debt and federalism : landmark cases in Canadian bankruptcy and insolvency law, 1894-1937

Author: Thomas G W Telfer; Virginia Torrie
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2021] ©2021
Series: Landmark cases in Canadian law
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The legal meaning of bankruptcy and insolvency law has often remained elusive, even to practitioners and scholars in the field, despite having been enshrined in Canada's Constitution since Confederation. Federal power in this area must be measured against provincial jurisdiction over property and civil rights, among others. Debt and Federalism traces conceptions of the bankruptcy and insolvency power through four  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Trials, litigation, etc
Études de cas
Recueils de jurisprudence et d'opinions
Cases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G W Telfer; Virginia Torrie
ISBN: 9780774867290 9780774867283 0774867299 0774867280 0774867299
OCLC Number: 1303006952
Description: xiv, 266 pages : portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: An Untested Federal Power1 The Voluntary Assignments Case (1894) and Lord Herschell's Dicta2 Royal Bank of Canada v Larue and the Brave New World of Bankruptcy Law3 The Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act Reference Case and the Debtor's Financial Condition4 The Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act Reference Case and Rehabilitating DebtorsConclusion: A Modern View of Bankruptcy and InsolvencyNotes; Bibliography; Index of Cases; Index
Series Title: Landmark cases in Canadian law
Responsibility: George G.W. Telfer and Virginia Torrie.

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Debt and Federalism is the first complete account of the Canadian federal bankruptcy and insolvency power, showing how four landmark cases form the bedrock of the modern bankruptcy system.  Read more...

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