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1

T OR F
the object of the law is to punish violators

FLASE

2

T OR F
Private law governs relationships between the government and citizens

FLASE

3

T OR F
the charter of rights and freedoms is found in the criminal code?

FLASE

4

The constitution act, Canada evidence act, and frames are examples of _______

FEDERAL ACTS

5

What are the 4 sources of law in Canada

1. statute law
2. common law
3. civil law
4. case law

6

What is the primary source of law in Canada?

STAUTE LAW

7

the power to enact statute law is divided among _____ a,___ and ____. This is called ____ and ___

The power to enact statute law is divided among fed, prove, mun,. this is called legislative/ jurisdiction.

8

what is law?

a set of rules that regulates the conduct of members in the society

9

What are the elements of law?

rules made by government
violation results in a penalty or legal consequence set up by the government

10

who makes by laws?

Municipal law

11

what defines the factual content?
a) substantive law
b) procedural law

a) substantive law

12

A legal authority is either ______ or _____

a legal authority is either binding or persuasive

13

A decision made by the SCC is _______ to the ONCA

a decision made by the SCC is binding to the ONCA

14

A decision made by the ONCA is _____ to the NSCA

a decision made by the NSCA is persuasive to the NSCA

15

what are the two types of criminal courts in Canada?

Ontario court of justice and superior court of justice

16

T OR F
the ratio court of appeal will hear trials from across Ontario

FALSE

17

What and which offenses will the Ontario court of justice hear?

criminal and some family

18

What and which offenses will the Superior court of justice hear?

criminal trials
family divource
all civil cases

19

T OR F
the criminal code is the most significant source of case law in Canada?

TRUE

20

The criminal code is divided into ___ parts and ___ sections

28 parts
849 sections

21

Definitions in the Criminal code are usually defined in _____

section 2 in the criminal code

22

T OR F
the private law governs relationships between the government and citizens

FALSE

23

T OR F
an example of procedural law is acceptable conduct

FALSE
that is substantive law
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24

search incident to arrest is an example of

Common law

25

Carrying a weapon while attending a public meeting is
a) summary conviction
b) dual procedure
c) indicate

a) summary conviction

26

as a police officer you may arrest under

Section 495

27

as a citizen you may arrest under

section 494