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  Civil Code of Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The substantive law of the 1866 Civil Code of Lower Canada was derived primarily from the judicial interpretations of the law that had been in force in Lower Canada.
In 1955, the Government of Québec embarked on a reform of the Civil Code with the passage of the Act respecting the revision of the Civil Code.
The Civil Code of Quebec was a complete restatement of the civil law in Quebec as of the date of its adoption including judicial interpretation of codal provisions that include broad privacy and personality rights protection and the adoption of a section on the patrimony of affectation.
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 Civil law (legal system) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Civil or civilian law is a legal tradition which is the basis of the law in the majority of countries of the world, especially in continental Europe, but also in Quebec (Canada), Louisiana (USA), Japan, Latin America, and most former colonies of continental European countries.
Originally civil law was one common legal system in much of Europe, but with the development of nationalism in the 17th century Nordic countries and around the time of the French Revolution, it became fractured into separate national systems.
In China, the German Civil Code was introduced in the later years of the Qing Dynasty and formed the basis of the law of the Republic of China which remains in force in Taiwan.
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 Civil Code
Civil Code is a fundamental legislative enactment which contains a compendious statement of a country's private LAW.
In 1978 it released a Draft Civil Code and Commentaries in which fundamental alterations to the form and substance of the 1866 Code were proposed.
In overall orientation the Civil Code of Québec is more pedagogic (containing numerous definitions of marginal utility) and more individualistic (highlighting the human person as a titulary of rights and promoting contract as the main institution of social ordering) than its predecessor.
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 Encyclopedia: Civil Code of Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The former Civil Code was also inspired by the Louisiana Civil Code, the Field Code movement in New York and the law of the Canton du Vaud.
Under the continental civil law systems, the law of the family is that area of law that deals with familial obligations such as marriage, annulment, divorce, adoption, child custody, spousal support of children/ancestors and related extra-contractual obligations between family members.
A civil union is one of several terms for a civil status similar to marriage, typically created for the purposes of allowing same-sex couples access to the benefits enjoyed by married opposite-sex couples (see also same-sex marriage); it can also be used by opposite-sex couples who...
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 Civil Code of Quebec -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Civil Code of Québec (CcQ) is the legal text defining civil laws in the province of (The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British) Quebec, (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada) Canada.
The former Civil Code was also inspired by the Louisiana Civil Code, the Field Code movement in (A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies) New York and the law of the Canton du Vaud.
Recent amendments to the Code include a provision for (A voluntary union for life (or until divorce) of adult parties of the same sex) civil union allowing unmarried and same sex couples the opportunity to benefit from legal recognition despite their unmarried status.
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 Civil Code of Quebec
As society modernized and Quebec underwent substantial transformation after the Quiet Revolution, a move was also afoot to transform the civil law of Quebec and moderize it as well.
The current Civil Code is a complete restatement of the civil law in Quebec as of the date of its adoption including judicial interpretation of codal provisions that include broad privacy and personality rights protection and the adoption of a section on the patrimony of affectation.
The reform of the Civil Code of Lower Canada was one of the largest legislative recodification undertakings in any civil law jurisdiction.
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While the interpretation of the Civil Code of Québec must be based first and foremost on the wording of its provisions, there is no reason to systematically disregard the Minister's commentaries, since they can sometimes be helpful in determining the legislature's intention, especially where the wording of the article is open to differing interpretations.
Civil Code of Lower Canada: Report of the Commissioners for the Codification of the Laws of Lower Canada relating to Civil Matters.
Secular corporations are further divided into political and civil; those that are political are governed by the public law, and only fall within the control of the civil law in their relations, in certain respects, to individual members of society.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /csc-scc/en/pub/1997/vol2/texte/1997scr2_0862.txt   (6175 words)

  
 Civil Code of Québec - Book II (1991, c. 64)
The effects of the civil union as regards the direction of the family, the exercise of parental authority, contribution towards expenses, the family residence, the family patrimony and the compensatory allowance are the same as the effects of marriage, with the necessary modifications.
Civil union regimes, whether legal or conventional, and civil union contracts are subject to the same rules as are applicable to matrimonial regimes and marriage contracts, with the necessary modifications.
A person who, after consenting to a parental project outside marriage or a civil union, fails to declare his or her bond of filiation with the child born of that project in the register of civil status is liable toward the child and the child’s mother.
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 Civil Code of Québec >> Code civil du Québec (L.Q., 1991, c. 64)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The married or civil union spouse of or the tutor to the absentee may, after one year of absence, apply to the court for a declaration that the patrimonial rights of the spouses may be liquidated.
The declaration of civil union states the names and domicile and places and dates of birth of the spouses, the date and place of solemnization of the civil union, and the names of their fathers and mothers and witnesses.
The registrar of civil status makes a notation of the act of marriage or civil union in the act of birth; he also makes a notation of the act of death in the act of birth and the act of marriage or civil union.
www.canlii.org /qc/laws/sta/ccq/20041104/part1.html   (12181 words)

  
 - Introduction to the C.C.R.O. Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However it was not until 1955 that the Quebec legislature decided to revise systematically the Code with a view to giving renewed expression to the general law and to render it more in step with the social, political and economic realities affecting private law relations in Quebec.
However, while the Report on the Québec Civil Code (1977-78) represents the principal manifestation of the work of the Civil Code Revision Office, the bulk of its papers remains unpublished, and heretofore inaccessible to the public.
The Draft Civil Code was accompanied by a second volume, in two tomes, of explanatory notes: Report on the Québec Civil Code: Commentaries, Vol.
www.law.library.mcgill.ca /ccro/ccrointro.html   (1282 words)

  
 Civil Code of Quebec - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Civil Code of Québec 1992 was a complete reworking of the Civil Code of Lower Canada as first written and adopted in 1866 before the passage of the British North America Act by the British Parliament in 1867.
The Civil Code was derived from the Napoleonic code.
The new Code was a complete restatement of the civil law in Quebec as of the date of its adoption including judicial interpretation of codal provisions including broad privacy and personality rights protection and the adoption of a section on the patrimony of affectation.
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 Voluntary association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In some civil law systems, an association is considered a special form of contract.
In the Civil Code of Quebec this is a type of.
In Texas, state law has statutes concerning unincorporated nonprofit associations that allow unincorporated associations that meet certain criteria to operate as an entity independent of its members, with the right to own property, make contracts, sue and be sued, as well as limited liability to it officers and members.
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 The Quebec Privacy Solution: A Model Unique in North America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The combined effect of the adoption of a new Civil Code, particularly the chapter on respect of privacy, and the prospect of the adoption of the European directive on personal data apparently prompted the government to table in the National Assembly a bill on the protection of personal information in the private sector.
Quebecers are entitled to have their dignity, reputation, and privacy respected, whether their interlocutor is from the public or the private sector.
(11) Code civil du Quebec (Civil Code of Quebec), Preliminary Provision, S.Q. ch.
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 Swiss Civil Code --  Encyclopædia Britannica
French Code Civil Suisse, German Schweizerisches Zivilgesetzbuch, body of private law codified by the jurist Eugen Huber at the end of the 19th century; it was adopted in 1907 and went into effect in 1912, and it remains in force, with modifications, in present-day Switzerland.
French civil code enacted in 1804 and still extant, with revisions; it has been the main influence in the 19th-century civil codes of most countries of continental Europe and Latin America.
Civil disobedience is a symbolic, but nevertheless real, violation of what is considered an unjust law rather than the rejection of a whole system of laws and government.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9070665?tocId=9070665&query=napoleonic   (922 words)

  
 Comparative Civil Procedure
Codes, commentaries, and basic treatises for jurisdictions using other than English as their official language are most of the time in the vernacular language of the country.
As Civil Procedure has been traditionally considered as being governed by lex fori (the law of the state where the proceedings take place), primary and secondary sources for this subject should be researched jurisdiction by jurisdiction.
Irregular.Text of the code, jurisprudence, and annotations by Serge Guinchard.
www.law.nyu.edu /library/foreign_intl/civilproc.html   (4106 words)

  
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The Seimas (Parliament) of Lithunia adopted a New Civil Code of Lithuania on July 18, 2000.
Unlike in Latvia, the Civil Law in the period of 1918 – 1940 was not codified in Lithuania.
The main foreign sources, which were used in the preparation of the New Civil Code, were the Civil Code of the Netherlands and Civil Code of Quebec.
www.konverents.ee /tsiviilseadustik/index_eng.php?page=2,79   (895 words)

  
 Prussian Civil Code --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The code was adopted by other German states in the 19th century and remained in force until it was replaced by the civil code of the German…
The code was adopted by other German states in the 19th century and remained in force until it was replaced by the...
Recognition of the principle of agency in the field of civil law was finally achieved in continental Europe during the ascendancy of natural law in the 17th century.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9061667?tocId=9061667&query=civil   (950 words)

  
 code civil
The Civil Code was followed by a Code of Civil Procedure in 1806, a Commercial Code in 1807, a Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure in 1808 and a Penal...
The present Civil Code shall determine the legal status of participants in the civil turnover and regulate the...
India is considering the adoption of a Uniform Civil Code that would replace a multitude of religious laws which apply only to the adherents of particular religions.
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 Bill to Harmonize Federal Laws with Quebec Civil Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The coming into force of the Civil Code of Quebec in 1994, which replaced the Civil Code of Lower Canada, 1866, had major repercussions on the application of federal statutes and regulations that refer to the province's private law.
The program to harmonize federal legislation with Quebec civil law was created in order to prevent difficulties in applying federal legislation in Quebec arising from the reform of the Civil Code.
In the civil law, the term "hypothec" is used in English and "hypothèque" in French.
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 Matrimonial regime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Matrimonial regimes are the property ownership regimes that are set forth in the law to which couples may precribe under civil law marriage law.
See for example the Civil Code of Quebec arts.
431 to 492 and compare with the Civil Code of France.
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 Civil Code Of Quebec - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Code Civil Du Quebec Annote- Baudouin Renaud - Tome 1 2002 / 5 Edition (Code Civil Du Quebec Annote- Baudouin Renaud - Tome 1 2002 / 5 Edition)
The Politics of Codification: The Lower Canada Civil Code of 1866
Codes Civil Compares Et Disposition Transitoires (Codes Civil Compares et Disposition Transitoires)
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 Civil Code of Quebec: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Civil Code of Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Civil Code of Quebec: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Civil Code of Quebec
A complete reworking of the Civil Code of Lower Canada first written and adopted in 1866 before the Confederation of Canada in 1867 with the passage of the British North America Act by the English Parliament.
The Civil Code of Québec was one of the largest legislative undertakings in a civil law jurisdiction to modernize the structure of the Civil Code and bring it in line with societal changes in the twentieth century.
www.encyclopedian.com /ci/Civil-Code-of-Quebec.html   (116 words)

  
 Québec's Civil Code
It therefore happens that the great body of the laws exist only in the language which is not the mother tongue of the inhabitants of British origin, while other portions are not to be found in the mother tongue of those of French origin.
The first Civil Code was approved in 1866 and was greatly inspired by the contents of the codification that occurred in France and which had become known by the name of the French Emperor that had requested it, the Code Napoléon.
He is also liable, in certain cases, to reparation for injury caused by the act or fault of another person or by the act of things in his custody.
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 Glossary of Conflict of Laws
Brussels Convention 1968 - The Convention on Jurisdiction and the Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, adopted at Brussels on September 27, 1968 and in force as of February 1, 1973.
Civil law on the other hand usually resolves the tort/contract problems by prohibiting the “cumul” and usually imposing the contractual relationship.
E.C. Regulation 44/2001 - The Regulation of the Council of the European Union on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, adopted December 22, 2000 (O.J.E.C. L 12/1 to L 12/23, January 16, 2001) and in force March 1, 2002 for all E.U. countries except Denmark.
www.mcgill.ca /maritimelaw/glossaries/conflictlaws   (7242 words)

  
 Le réseau juridique du Québec : Une vue d'ensemble du nouveau Code civil du Québec
Le Code civil du Québec régit, en harmonie avec la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne et les principes généraux du droit, les personnes, les rapports entre les personnes, ainsi que les biens.
Code civil du Québec (1991, chapitre 64) - ci-après appelé le « C.c.Q. » ou le nouveau « Code ».
Code civil du Bas-Canada (1865, chapitre 41) - ci-après appelé le « C.c.B.-C. Ci-après appelé l'«Office ».
www.avocat.qc.ca /public/iiccqvachon.htm   (1870 words)

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