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What is Law?

A set of facts and circumstances that regulate the conduct of members of the society

2

What are the two types of law,
Explain them

1. public law - governs rules between gov and citizens.
Classifications- Fed,Prov,mun,

2. private law - Governs rules between private citizens
Classifcations - Contact, property and tort.

3

What is the objective of law?

To form a pattern of behavior of society

4

what is a federal law?

- Enacted by Ottawa,
-most serious offenses, written and passed.

5

What is Provincial law?

-Statues /acts- enacted by queen's park
-applied to the province

6

What is municipal law?

- passed by the city, applies to the city
-ex--> smoking, parking

7

What is criminal law?

Violation of a FEDERAL statue/ act
ex- murder, break and enter, drug trafficking

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Criminal law is made up of _________ law and _______ law

- substantive and procedural

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Define Substantive law

- Defines the conduct that is acceptable and unacceptable

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Define Procedure law

- Defines the process of the procedure that has to be followed.