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“May pose a danger”

It may seem nebulous, but it was the conclusion of the Court that applying the Charter to immediately strike down the unlawful IRP law "may pose a danger" such that it is appropriate to delay the declaration of invalidity. What does this mean for our clients? The Court went on to say: In suspending this declaration of invalidity it is not my intention that the fact of the suspension itself will affect any rights that may have accrued or vested up to the present date. This would seem to suggest that people who have sought a remedy in the Court by filing a...

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Court decision – December 23, 2011

The Court has rendered its decision concerning the implications of the 90-day IRP scheme having been found to violate the Charter of Rights. We are reviewing the decision. We will post updates when we have had an opportunity to consider the implications of the decision. You can read the decision here:

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