This database presents summaries of key court decisions in Canada related to official languages and of events relating to language rights since 2003. These summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada.
This database is not exhaustive. It was designed to be used as a reference tool for people directly or indirectly interested in language rights. The database is updated on an ongoing basis.
Province or Territory: Nova Scotia
Court: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
Citation: 2004 NSCA 10
Category: Legislative and judicial bilingualismThe Nova Scotia Court of Appeal’s judgment in MackenzieFootnote 1 confirmed and restated the obligation that a justice of the peace or provincial judge has under subsection 530(3) of theCriminal Code...