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Section 184 of the Canadian Criminal Code and Foreign Actors

Section 184 of the Canadian Criminal Code and Foreign Actors As a general rule, Canadian law cannot shield you from being subject to laws of another sovereign country; but the ability of the foreign ...
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In Canada, would becoming a republic require indigenous consent?

No Amendments to the Constitution of Canada affecting the office of the Monarch (becoming a republic would require its abolition) require the unanimous consent of the legislative assemblies of all of ...
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Can treaties between the Crown and Indigenous peoples have force absent an act of Parliament?

In the context of Canada: this is an academic question at this point, as there is an Act of the UK Parliament that recognizes these treaties. The Constitution Act 1982 contains: Section 25: The ...
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Can treaties between the Crown and Indigenous peoples have force absent an act of Parliament?

The recognition of Parliament is not necessary for a treaty, which is a solemn agreement, to have force in law. As just one example of many in the history of the land that would become Canada, see the ...
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Are HST arrears for one spouse's business considered family debt that is split between spouses upon separation?

Is debt of a spouse divisible upon separation? The answer will depend on the provincial statute relating to property division upon separation. Some provinces direct that debt held by either spouse, ...
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How can I make a fan game entirely legally?

The other answers seem to miss the fact that you are in canada. Section 29.21 of Canada's Copyright Modernization Act provides an exception in that may apply to your case: (1) It is not an ...
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How can I make a fan game entirely legally?

1. Wait for copyright to expire. Life of author+70 years, or 95 years from publication, for works authored by a company (and not a group of individuals). Frozen, from Disney, falls under the latter ...
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How can I make a fan game entirely legally?

How can I make a fan game entirely legally? By asking the IP's owner for permission to make the game. It's very common for videogame companies to do that.
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How can I make a fan game entirely legally?

17 U.S. Code § 106 - Exclusive rights in copyrighted works Subject to sections 107 through 122, the owner of copyright under this title has the exclusive rights to do and to authorize any of the ...
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Why is SIN so insecure?

Because it was created in 1964 It is now being used for purposes for which it was never intended in a data security environment that could not have been imagined. They are file identifiers used to ...
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If a former witness was found guilty of a crime or deemed otherwise unreliable, does it retroactively discredit their former cases?

united-states Let's say, for example, a person previously testified in a criminal case that they saw someone murder someone else. Based largely on this testimony, a jury convicts the defendant. Later ...
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Is a witness signature necessary in a cash for keys agreement?

Very few kinds of signed written legal agreements need to be witnessed or notarized to be valid. Contracts between landlords and tenants are not among them. Documents conveying ownership of real ...
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Can a Canadian citizen be denied entry to Canada?

Section 6(1) of the Charter states that Every citizen of Canada has the right to enter, remain in and leave Canada. Like any charter right it's restricted by the reasonable limitation clause of ...
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Can a Canadian citizen be denied entry to Canada?

For a time during the covid pandemic, Canadians attempting to enter Canada were turned away unless they informed border services agents of an address in Canada where they would self-quarantine for 14 ...
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