By David Hawkes

An exam of federal and provincial govt obligations with recognize to local peoples, those essays care for the main appalling "political soccer" in Canadian politics. especially commissioned specialists within the box write on subject matters reminiscent of monetary, felony and constitutional concerns, and view the situations of particular local teams in Canada.

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12 (l)(b) of the Indian Act came under attack on the basis of Drybones. This section clearly discriminated on the basis of sex, by causing an Indian woman who married a non-Indian to lose her status, while an Indian man marrying a non-Indian kept his (and in fact the Act conferred status on his non-Indian wife). Mr. Justice Ritchie (who had written the judgment of the majority in Drybones) now distinguished that case by stating that the Bill of Rights injunction against inequality before the law required only equality in the administration of the law, but did not reach the substance of the law.

Supra, note 6, p. ; p. 169 and pp. 193-196, per Hall, J. Most notably Guerin, supra, note 11. But see also Hamlet of Baker Lake v. R. D), pp. 541-542. , Vol. 98, No. 2 (1984), 422-440. Seminole Nation v. S. 286, pp. 296-297. Choctaw Nation v. S. 432, pp. 431-432; Oneida County v. Ct. 1245, p. 1258. S. v. Ct. 2961, p. 2972. Guerin v. R. D). R. ), p. 469, per LeDain J. Supra, note 11, p. 346. , p. 356. , p. , p. 358. Ibid. See Nowegijick v. R. ), p%. 198; and see Simon v. R. ), p. "In Simon, 54 Federalism in the Era of Aboriginal Self-Government 30.

It is, in effect, a constitutional recognition of the ambiguous and 43 Aboriginal Peoples and Government Responsibility dangerous potential of equality (as well as other individual rights) when applied to aboriginal peoples. It does not purport, however, to deprive aboriginal people of the benefit of Charter rights. 25 is generally viewed as an acknowledgement of their special collective rights which are vulnerable to erosion in favour of individually focused Charter rights, while the benefit of individual Charter rights pertain to them as individuals.

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