The Public Inquiries Act, RSA 1980, c P-29, invested the Lieutenant Governor in Council with the power to create public inquiries, when he or she deemed it expedient so to do, on any matter within the jurisdiction of the Province which was connected with its good government or public business. Aside from its function in regulating public inquiries (and their especially the commissioners), the Act is often used as a reference to describe the powers given […]
|AREA OF LAW||Administration of Justice Constitutional and Public Law Courts|
|TAGS||royal commission, inquiry, prerogative, immunity, judicial review, public|
November 4, 1991
This report address the problem of a person who wants judicial review of an administrative decision, action or refusal. There is a variety of procedures to choose from, but if the wrong choice is made there is the possibility of delay, incurred cost, and loss of remedy. This report recommends substituting the several existing procedures with one simple procedure in which the claimant can obtain any and all of the judicial review remedies to which […]
|TAGS||certiorari, crown, judicial review, procedure, prohibition, statutory agency|
Court of Queen’s Bench Amendment Act, 1987, SA 1987, c 17 (now Court of Queen’s Bench Act, RSA 2000, c C-31).
March 2, 1984