Law reform agencies

Bibliography

Written documents

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    Also available at : www.law.ualberta.ca/alri
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    Also available at : www.alrc.gov.au/publications
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    Also available at : www.bcli.org/pages/links/clc/clc96.htm
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  • Deech, Ruth. — Law reform : The choice of method. — Canadian Bar Review, volume XLVII, 1969, pages 395-419.
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  • Des Rosiers, Nathalie. — In search of the living law : Research and consultation methodologies and law reform. — Unpublished paper. — Ottawa, Law Commission of Canada, 2003.
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  • Drewry, Gavin. — The legislative implementation of law reform proposals. — In : Graham Zellick, The law commission and law reform. — London, Sweet and Maxwell, 1988. — ISBN 0-421-40460-4, pages 21-27.
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  • Farquhar, Keith. — Law reform in New Zealand. — Proceedings of the ninth international symposium on comparative law held in Ottawa on 7-9 September 1971, pages 13-25.
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  • Gardiner, Lord. — Some aspects of law reform. — New Zealand Law Journal, 1969, pages 171-179.
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  • Gibson, Peter. — The relationship between law reform agencies and the ministers or governments they advise. — Report of a meeting of Commonwealth Law Reform Agencies held in Auckland, New Zealand, on 16 and 19 April 1990, pages 71-75.
  • Gibson, Sir Ralph. — Machinery and responsibilities. — In : Graham Zellick, The law commission and law reform, London, Sweet and Maxwell, 1988. — ISBN 0-421-40460-4, pages 44-54.
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  • Gosse, Richard. — Some thoughts on the growth of law reform agencies. — Western Ontario Law Review, volume 8, 1969, pages 11-31.
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  • Handford, Peter. — The changing face of law reform. — Australian Law Journal, volume 73, 1999, pages 503-523.
  • Hartt, Patrick. — Federal law reform in Canada. — Proceedings of the ninth international symposium on comparative law held in Ottawa on 7-9 September 1971, pages 43-55.
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  • Honnold, John (editor). — The life of the law : Readings on the growth of legal institutions. — New York, The Free Press of Glencoe, 1964.
  • Hunter, Lord. — The meanings and the methods. — Address delivered at the Fifth Commonwealth Law Conference. — Proceedings and papers of the Fifth Commonwealth Law Conference, Edinburgh (Scotland), 24-29 July 1977, pages 1-7.
  • Hurlburt, William. — Uniform Law Conference of Canada. — Commonwealth Law Bulletin, volume 5, 1979, pages 246-260.
  • Hurlburt, William. — Law reform commissions in the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. — Edmonton (Canada), Juriliber, 1986. — ISBN 0-919311-03-2.
  • Hurlburt, William. — A case for the reinstatement of the Manitoba Law Reform Commission. — Manitoba Law Journal, volume 25, number 1, 1997, pages 215-244.
  • Hurlburt, William. — The origins and nature of law reform commissions in the Canadian provinces : A reply to "Recommissioning law reform" by Professor R. A. Macdonald. — Alberta Law Review, volume XXXV, number 4, 1997, pages 880-902.
  • Hutton, Noël. — Mechanics of law reform. — The Modern Law Review, volume 24, number 1, 1961, pages 18-31.
  • Keith, Sir Kenneth. — Philosophies of law reform. — Otago Law Review, volume 7, number 3, 1991, pages 363-378.
  • Knorpel, Henry. — Additional comments. — In : Graham Zellick, The law commission and law reform, London, Sweet and Maxwell, 1988. — ISBN 0-421-40460-4, pages 67-69.
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    Also available at : www.lawcom.gov.uk
  • Law Commission for England and Wales Web site : www.lawcom.gov.uk
  • Law Commission of Canada. — Annual Report 2001-2002. — Ottawa, Law Commission of Canada, 2002.
    Also available at : www.lcc.gc.ca/en/about/rapports/2002/html/toc.asp
  • Law Commission of Canada. — Report on plans and priorities. — 2003-2004 estimates. — Ottawa, Law Commission of Canada, 2003.
    Also available at : www.lcc.gc.ca/en/about/rapports/2003/rpp.asp
  • Law Commission of Canada Web site : www.lcc.gc.ca
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  • Law Reform Commission of Canada. — Report on the exigibility to attachment of remuneration payable by the Crown in Right of Canada. — Ottawa, Law Reform Commission of Canada, November 1977.
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  • Law Reform Commission of Canada. — Twentieth annual report 1990-1991. — Ottawa, Law Reform Commission of Canada, 1991. — ISBN 0-662-58686-7.
  • Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia. — A continuing need for law reform : The case for the Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia. — Halifax, Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia, 2001.
    Also available at : www.lawreform.ns.ca
  • Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia. — Eleventh annual report : April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002. — Halifax, Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia.
    Also available at : www.lawreform.ns.ca
  • Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia. — Builders' liens in Nova Scotia : Reform of the Mechanics' Lien Act. — Halifax, Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia, Discussion paper, 2003.
    Also available at : www.lawreform.ns.ca
  • Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia Web site : www.lawreform.ns.ca
  • Leal, Allan. — The Ontario Law Reform Commission. — Canadian Legal Studies, volume 1, number 1, 1964, pages 124-135.
  • Linden, Allen. — The challenge of law reform. — Canadian Bar Journal, volume 9, number 1, 1966, pages 268-278.
  • Linden, Allen. — Law reformers, bureaucrats and politicians : Partners not rivals. — Report of a meeting of Commonwealth Law Reform Agencies held in Auckland, New Zealand, on 16 and 19 April 1990, pages 62-65.
  • Lyon, J. N. — Law reform needs reform. — Osgoode Hall Law Journal, volume 12, 1974, pages 421-436.
  • MacDonald, John. — Legal research translated into legislative action. — Cornell Law Quarterly, volume 48, number 3, 1963, pages 401-460.
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  • Manitoba Law Reform Commission. — Twenty-sixth annual report April 1996-June 1997. — Winnipeg, Manitoba Law Reform Commission, 1997.
  • Manitoba Law Reform Commission. — Twenty-seventh annual report July 1997-March 1998. — Winnipeg, Manitoba Law Reform Commission, 1998.
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  • Manitoba Law Reform Commission Web site : www.gov.mb.ca/justice/mlrc/
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  • Mayhew, Sir Patrick. — Additional comments. — In : Graham Zellick, The law commission and law reform, London, Sweet and Maxwell, 1988. — ISBN 0-421-40460-4, pages 55-59.
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  • New Zealand Law Commission Web site : www.lawcom.govt.nz
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  • North, Peter. — Law reform : Processes and problems. — Law Quarterly Review, volume 101, 1985, pages 338-358.
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  • Ryan, William F. — The law reform commission : Some impressions of a former member. — New Brunswick Law Journal, volume 25, 1976, pages 3-19.
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    Also available at www.lawreformcommission.sk.ca
  • Saskatchewan Law Reform Commission Web site :
    www.lawreformcommission.sk.ca
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