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Foreign and Commonwealth Office files, North America Department

Canada: UK High Commissioner minute (meeting with Canadian Justice Estey) [draft bill “defective in law”] [declassified 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: FCO82/822
Editorial comments: The revelation of the willingness of judges to pass information in this way to British and Canadian government ministers and officials caused controversy in Canada when it was revealed in April 2013 in Frederic Bastien’s study of patriation, The Battle of London . See 2014 English edition, chapter 14 passim. Document obtained via Professor Bastien. The original should now be available in FCO files at TNA.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: British Constitution (general discussions), Executive, Judiciary, Monarchy, Parliament, Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA)