Intro to the judicial branch

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Intro to the judicial branch

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

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