Justice Iacobucci and the 'Golden and Straight Metwand' of Canadian Tax Law
University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 57, pp. 525-597, 2007
56 Pages Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last revised: 22 Jul 2017
Date Written: 2007
The article examines the contributions of Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci in the Canadian tax jurisprudence. The traditional Anglo-Canadian and American judicial approaches to tax statutes was taken into account. Key information about significant tax decisions made by Iacobucci is presented. On the other hand, his judicial restraint and legislative supremacy was also evaluated.
Keywords: Canada, Taxation Law, Jurisprudence
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