Journal Articles (Law)
Items in this Collection
- 5Unjust 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,...
This article analyzes the role of freedom of choice in the Canadian law of unjust enrichment. Courts must balance the plaintiff's interest in recovering a benefit, with which she did not freely part, against the defendant's interest in controlling the allocation of resources in his possession....
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...