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House of Commons Procedure and Practice

Second Edition, 2009

 
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*    Chapter 1

*    Chapter 2

*    Chapter 3

*    Chapter 4

*    Chapter 5

*    Chapter 6

*    Chapter 7

*    Chapter 8

*    Chapter 12

*    Chapter 13

*    Chapter 14

*    Chapter 16

*    Chapter 17

*    Chapter 18

*    Chapter 19

*    Chapter 20

*    Chapter 21

*    Chapter 22

*    Chapter 23

*    Chapter 24

*    Appendices

 

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Norton, P., “Government Defeats in the House of Commons: The British Experience”, Canadian Parliamentary Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, Winter 1985-86.

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Canada (House of Commons) v. Vaid, [2005] 1 S.C.R. 667.

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Gagliano v. Canada (Commission of Inquiry into the Sponsorship Program), 2006 FC 720.

Gauthier v. Canada (House of Commons), 2006 FC 596.

Gauthier v. Canada (Speaker of House of Commons), (1994), 25 C.R.R. (2d) 286.

Gauthier v. Canada (Speaker of the House of Commons), 2004 FCA 27.

George v. Canada (Attorney General), 2007 FC 564.

Gillet c. Arthur, 2006 QCCS 3953.

Harvey v. New Brunswick (Attorney General), [1996] 2 S.C.R. 876.

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O’Brien, G., “Origins of the Confidence Convention”, Canadian Parliamentary Review, Vol. 7, No. 3, Autumn 1984.

 

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Mercer, T., “Challenging the Chair”, Canadian Parliamentary Review, Vol. 29, No. 2, Summer 2006.

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