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The Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e$70.00 – $112.00
The requirement that an individual must show a specific legal right or interest before bringing an action to challenge the constitutional validity of a law.
Land-Use Planning$90.00 – $144.00
Right of a particular plaintiff to seek a particular remedy against a particular defendant; see Thomas Cromwell, Locus Standi: The Law of Standing in Canada (Toronto: Carswell, 1986); for a contemporary judicial discussion of standing, see Greater Victoria Concerned Citizens Association v British Columbia (Capital Commission) (1990), 46 Admin LR 74 (BCSC).
The test of a person’s entitlement or status to bring an application for judicial review and to obtain a remedy from the court.