Legal Dualism and Bilingual Bisystemism

In 2005, the Department of Justice adopted an action plan establishing a two-part mandate for the Legal Dualism Team:

  1. one part that consists in research on the role of bilingual bisystemism as a phenomenon linked to the coexistence of civil law and common law systems in Canadian private law and to the existence of two official languages in Canada, French and English;
  2. one another part that consists in promotion, achieved by developing and publishing the Legal Dictionary of Property in Canada-Dictionnaire juridique de la propriété au Canada (LDPC-DJPC) online, conducting additional studies, and reporting on multidisciplinary publications and events (conferences, training sessions, etc.) concerning the progress of legal dualism in Canada.

Dualjuridik Offline

The activities of the Legal Dualism Team have been completed and the dualjuridik.org website is now shut down. You can order a copy on CD-ROM of this website through the Department of Justice Publication page.

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