Canadian government Intro to the Judicial Branch
Review Three Branches of the Government Executive: Comprised of the Cabinet and the bureaucracy of the government that carry out thegovernment business and laws of Canada. Legislative: The legislative bodies of Canada. They make and debate the laws. Judicial: Comprised of the various courts of Canada. They decide who broke the law and the punishment that corresponds.
For Example The legislative branch would create a law about the time of year that a person could fish. The executive branch would see to it through setting up various ministries and agencies that people only fished during that time. The judiciary would put anyone on trial that broke the law and fished outside of the allotted time and would decide upon an appropriate punishment.
The Judicial Branch is made up of Supreme Court of Canada Federal Court of Canada; Federal Court of Appeal; Tax Court of Canada Provincial/Territorial Courts (Court of Appeal, Court of Queen's Bench, Superior Court, Supreme Court, and Court of Justice)
Canada’s Supreme Court The court is made up of 9 judges
Where do we get these Judges? judges are appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister
Learn more In partners use the fact sheet provided to answer the questionnaire Prepare for a Mock Trial All resources on www.seymoureducation.ning.com under k&esocial studies