The King's Prerogative

  title={The King's Prerogative},
  author={Viscount Caldecote},
  journal={The Cambridge Law Journal},
  pages={310 - 323}
I may, I hope not inappropriately, begin by recalling a story told by our Chairman's distinguished predecessor, Sir William Anson, about Mr. Gladstone. While he was out of office, in 1890 Mr. Gladstone accepted an invitation to visit All Souls. The invitation included a request that he would give some kind of an address to the members of the Union Society, which had been the scene of his triumphs as an undergraduate sixty years ago. He agreed to do so and in a discussion with his host, the… 
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1846: Canada’s First Inquiries Act
  • T. Mitchell
  • Political Science
    Journal of Canadian Studies
  • 2021
Abstract:Historical accounts of commissions of inquiry in Canada make only passing reference to the seminal 1846 Inquires Act. None explore the provenance of this legislation beyond a few sentences