problem 1: Whenever referring to a system of law, common law signifies to:
a) The legal system in which laws are based on precedent, that is, the recorded reasons given by judges for their decisions that are adopted by judges in later cases with alike facts.
b) The legal system derived from the Roman law which focuses on the development of a comprehensive legislated code.
c) The rules of law administered by courts of equity.
d) The rights and responsibilities which each person has in society.
problem 2: Which of these is not true concerning the doctrine of stare decisis?
a) A lower court is bound through a decision of a superior court in similar jurisdiction when the superior court has decided similar issue.
b) A decision in one province is binding in other provinces.
c) Lower courts encompass considerable leeway to differentiate the earlier case on the basis of its facts.
d) All the above are true.
problem 3: This kind of statute prohibits an activity which used to be permitted or permits an activity which used to be prohibited:
b) Passive legislation
c) Active legislation
d) Subordinate legislation
problem 4: This is not a basic freedom under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms:
problem 5: In Ontario, the Small Claims Court hears:
a) Less-serious criminal offences
b) Civil claims up to $25,000
c) Taxation disputes
d) Appeals of civil cases up to $50,000