Journal Articles (Law)
Items in this Collection
- 4Unjust Enrichment
- 1Actions & Defenses (Law)
- 1Administrative Discretion (Law)
- 1Banking Law & Legislation
The article focuses on the advances made by the Supreme Court of Canada in the law of unjust enrichment on the case of Kerr versus Baranow which was clarified by Cromwell J. by returning to the first principles of unjust enrichment. The author states that the failure of the court to recognize the...
In this article, the author discusses the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on the unjust enrichment case BMP Global Distribution Inc. v. Bank of Nova Scotia. It states that the Supreme Court have granted the Bank of Nova Scotia the right to restitution following the mistaken payments,...
Justifications and legal considerations for repatriation of First Nations material culture in CanadaDownload
Introduction: The topic of repatriation of cultural items creates some discomfort as it may generate polarized perspectives and bring into focus issues of intercultural understanding, ethics, law, politics, knowledge, power, values, and economics. Questions such as “Who owns culture? Whose...
The article focuses on the Canadian law of unjust enrichment. The Canadian law of unjust enrichment is plagued by two related problems: (a) juristic reasons, and (b) discretionary justice. The first problem stems from the fact that different legal systems employ different strategies for...
The article discusses the two issues including ambiguity and error in the statement regarding equitable remedy that will necessarily involve discretion and questions of fairness in the judgment held in the Supreme Court case Garland v. Consumers' Gas Co. in Canada. It explains why unjust ought is...
The prevailing Canadian authorities more than justify John Ballem's conclusion that \"many a lease has come to an untimely and unexpected end\". This paper explores the right of a lessee to obtain compensation in the law of restitutionfor work performed where a lease has unexpectedly terminated....
Introduction: At its simplest, the \"mistake of law doctrine\" holds that money paid under a mistake of law (as opposed to one of fact) is irrevocable. As any restitution lawyer can tell you, however, the doctrine is actually anything but simple. The amount of confusion which it has generated...