Charter Scenario Test

Test Materials Students Bring to the Test
1.  Your copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Class Handout)

2.  Your copy of the FOUR STEP Charter Analysis (Class Handout)

3.  Your case notes (this can be any and all notes that you either handwrite and/or create electronically) (no images or photos permitted) (only notes on s. 7 cases & s. 2(b) cases)


Precedent Cases

Reference precedent cases in your answer this way → (Case Name)

Mark Breakdown


STEP 1IDENTIFY GOVERNMENT ACTION → 1 mark (1 COM)


STEP 2DETERMINE CHARTER VIOLATION → 4 marks

                 

                  WHAT 1 COM 

                  WHO  1 COM 

                  HOW  1 KU  &  1 APP    details on form & content of the expression (Irwin Toy test) OR 3 stage s. 7 analysis


STEP 3DETERMINE IF A JUSTIFIED VIOLATION → 14 marks 

                

                  VALID PURPOSE → 3 marks / 2 points & 1 precedent case (3 KU)

                  LOGICAL CONNECTION → 3 marks / 2 points & 1 precedent case (1 KU / 1 T / 1 COM)

                  MINIMAL IMPAIRMENT → 4 marks / 2 points & 2 precedent cases (2 T / 2 APP)

                  PROPER BALANCE → 4 marks / 2 points & precedent cases (2 T / 2 APP)


STEP 4REMEDY 1 mark (1 COM)


                  STRIKE DOWN (entire section of law)

                  READ IN (paste new words into section of law)

                  READ DOWN (cut words out of section of law)

                  COMPENSATION (money)

                  DECLARATION (statement of recognition by court)


                  OR


                  Justified Violation NO REMEDY REQUIRED