Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: derogation

  • Are Quebec and Canada having a “Schmittian” (or Iheringian) moment?

    —Maxime St-Hilaire, University of Sherbrooke, Faculty of Law On June 16, 2019, the Quebec legislature invoked Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in order to suspend, with regards to the Act respecting the laicity (secularism)of the State (ALS) that it was passing, all constitutional rights and freedoms which this section permits.