A subtle difference, but an important one, exists between “operation” and “care or control” as defined in s. 253 of the Criminal Code of Canada.
The purpose of small claims court is to allow the public to settle relatively minor disputes in a fast, expeditious, and most important, cheap way. The rising complexity of law and legal costs makes it difficult to litigate matters in front of the Superior Court.
Because the minimum sentence outlined in section 255 of the Canadian Criminal Code (CCC) applies equally to Impaired Operation and Drive Over 80, there is some confusion as to what the actual difference is.
The jurisdiction of divorce is broken up between the provincial and federal government. Sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act, 1867 divides the statute making powers between the two branches.
A power of attorney is a legal mechanism through which you may give another individual or group of individuals the authority to make legal decisions on your behalf. This can range from something as simple as signing a document on your behalf, to deciding whether or not to terminate life support.