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Facts[]

  • British Man, Andrews, obtained a law degree from Oxford. Met all requirements to BC bar except that of Canadian citizenship
  • His action was that the declaration for citizenship violated s.15(1) of the Charter
  • Dismissed at trial but allowed on appeal

Issue[]

  1. Does s. 42 of the Act violate s. 15 of the Charter, and, if it does, is it justified by s. 1?

Decision[]

Appeal dismissed. s. 42 violates s. 15 but not saved by s.1.

Reasons[]

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