Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Transportation (Carriage of Goods) (2020 Reissue) / Transportation (Railways) (2020 Reissue) / Trusts (2020 Reissue)

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By Rui M. Fernandes

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TRANSPORTATION (CARRIAGE OF GOODS)

Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.

With carriage of goods by road, rail and water at the forefront of commercial transactions, Halsbury's Transportation (Carriage of Goods) title offers the ideal resource for lawyers who require a concise explanation of this specialized area of law (air transport is covered in a separate title). Timely and accessible, and written by one of Canada's leading transportation lawyers, this valuable reference delivers a clear narrative of the legislative framework and identifies the relevant case law that practitioners need to know. It contains useful answers to questions on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Federal legislation regulating extra-provincial trucking and provincial licensing of road carriers
  • Carriage of goods by road
  • Federal legislation regulating extra-provincial trucking and provincial licensing of road carriers
  • Duties and responsibilities of carriers, including carriage of hazardous goods
  • Common and connecting rail carriers
  • Contractual arrangements for rail carriage
  • Liability for loss, damage or delay
  • Formation and interpretation of charterparties
  • Bills of lading
  • Rights and liabilities of shipping companies

    TRANSPORTATION (RAILWAYS)

    Rui M. Fernandes, B.Sc., J.D., LL.M.

    Once at the very heart of commercial activity and the Canadian Dream, railways still play an important part in the transport of passengers and goods. Rail lines run through every populated region in Canada. Transportation (Railways) provides a comprehensive national treatment of the law governing the construction, operation, safety and oversight of federal and provincial railways, including:

  • The legislative framework
  • Role and powers of the Canadian Transportation Agency
  • Regulation of railway construction and safe operation
  • Powers, responsibilities and management of railway companies
  • Traffic operations and rules
  • Carriage of passengers
  • Tariffs, rates and freight
  • Violations and offences under the Canada Transportation Act

    TRUSTS

    Maria Elena Hoffstein, M.A., LL.B.

    Trusts are increasingly significant in modern legal practice because they provide inventive and flexible solutions to legal issues. The unique nature of the trust, and its varied forms, make it an important tool in estates law, commercial law, international law, pension and benefits law, among others. Halsbury's Trusts classifies and analyzes the principal types of trust, and explains their creation and use in a variety of contexts. This national resource includes discussion of trusts under the Qu├ębec Civil Code. Halsbury's Trusts gives practitioners a competitive advantage by explaining how to apply trust principles to different areas of practice.

    Topics in this national reference include:

  • Nature of trusts
  • Classification and characteristics of trusts
  • Express trusts and trusts arising by operation of law (including constructive trusts)
  • Charitable and non-charitable purpose trusts
  • Invalid and unlawful conditions
  • Inter vivos and testamentary trusts
  • The Statute of Frauds and equitable interests
  • Powers of appointment
  • Duties, powers and rights of trustees
  • Breach of trust
  • Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Transportation (Carriage of Goods) (2020 Reissue) / Transportation (Railways) (2020 Reissue) / Trusts (2020 Reissue)