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Peters noted that after the imperial government created New Brunswick as a colony separate from Nova Scotia, the new government expressly repealed all of the statute law of Nova Scotia, so as to start afresh.
Currently there are 220 laws listed in the Statute Law (Pre 1922) Bill destined for the history book.
Since the Labour Relations Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 received Royal Assent on June 13, many card-based applications and requests for interim relief have been filed.
41) The decision of the House of Lords had an even more far-reaching consequence in Canada, where the federal government decided to supersede this unwelcome development in the common law by enshrining its understanding of Crown privilege in statute law.
It is a tradition where the law that regulates this area is 19th-century criminal law, statute law and common law," he said.
In so doing, it passed the McKinney Act--still considered the most important law of its kind on federal statute law books--in 1987.
Perhaps President Teddy Roosevelt said it best when he stated: ``If a man lies under oath or procures the lie of another under oath, if he perjures himself or suborns perjury, he is guilty under the statute law.
It will avoid reference to the mass of complex case law and statute law that applies to this archaic and often confusing field.
In the field of statute law, the judge must be obedient to will of the Parliament as expressed in its enactment.
Certainly not the Copyright libraries, Aberystwyth included, who by virtue of an uncharacteristically new-age addition to statute law, got a free copy of everything.
Keepers of fixed shops feared them, and until the late seventeenth century, they were frequently prosecuted under statute law.
Before the finalising of this coup d'etat with a "European" constitution imposed under the Lisbon Treaty, is it not perhaps one more time to ask us how we wish to be governed: by our own Common Law, which permits us to go anywhere, do anything and say anything, as long as we do no material harm to anybody else, and by virtue of which unreasonable laws may be struck down in court by a dissenting jury; or by European statute law, which decrees everything not specifically stated to be legal a crime, and which offers no direct means to ordinary citizens to force the repeal of unjust laws?
Justice Secretary Jack Straw is on a mission to remove or amend 328 obsolete laws under the Statute Law (Repeals) Bill, to be debated in the House of Lords.
A second reading of the 18th Statute Law (Repeals) Bill, introduced into the House of Lords on February 27 by Birmingham peer Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, was looking at proposals to scrap 260 obsolete Acts of Parliament.
Statute law remained essentially the same from the 1624 Murder Act until 1752, but "the way these laws were applied changed significantly.