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The conception of Canadian Confederation as being a historical compromise between the French and English-speaking communities. Also refers to the traditional understanding of international and domestic law as distinct, with international not being enforced in domestic courts unless specifically adopted in domestic legislation.
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A theoretical model emphasizing the distinct nature of the international legal system and domestic legal systems; contrast with monism.