Minority Language Educational Rights

Minority Language Educational Rights

- Constitution Act of Canada 1867
Minority Language Educational Rights
- The Constitution Act of Canada 1867. Canadian Laws and Constitutions.

Minority Language Educational Rights

MINORITY LANGUAGE EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

23.- 1. Citizens of Canada

a. whose first language learned and still understood is that of the English or French linguistic minority population of the province in which they reside, or

b. who have received their primary school instruction in Canada in English or French and reside in a province where the language in which they received that instruction is the language of the English or French linguistic minority population of the province,

have the right to have their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in that language in that province.

Continuity of language instruction

2. Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in the same language.

Application where numbers warrant

3. The right of citizens of Canada under subsections(1) and (2) to have their children receive primary and secondary school instruction in the language of the English or French linguistic minority population of a province

a. applies wherever in the province the number of children of citizens who have such a right is sufficient to warrant the provision to them out of public funds of minority language instruction; and

b. includes, where the number of those children so warrants, the right to have them receive that instruction in minority language educational facilities provided out of public funds.


Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Guarantee of Rightsand Freedoms
Fundamental Freedoms
Democratic Rights
Democratic Rights
Mobility Rights
Legal Rights
Equality Rights
Official Languages of Canada
Minority Language Educational Rights
Enforcement
Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms not Affected by Charter
Application of Charter
Citation
Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
Equalization and Regional Disparities
Constitutional Conference
Procedure for Amending Constitution of Canada
Amendment to the Constitution Act 1867
Primacy of Constitution of Canada
Schedule to the Constitution Act 1982
Constitution Minority Language Educational Rights 2022


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