Succeeding in Seceding?: Internationalizing the QuEbec Seccession Reference under NAFTA
Dodge, William J., Texas International Law Journal
It is proposed that Quebec become a sovereign country through the democratic process. (. . . ) An economic association with Canada would be maintained in order to preserve and further develop the free circulation of goods and services, of capital and of persons that is currently prevailing. To the same end, Quebec would continue to adhere to the North American Free Trade Agreement.1
On August 20, 1998, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision on the question of whether Quebec can achieve independence from Canada through unilateral declaration. The seventy-eight page ruling is known as the Quebec Secession Reference (QSR).2 As many had …
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Publication information: Article title: Succeeding in Seceding?: Internationalizing the QuEbec Seccession Reference under NAFTA. Contributors: Dodge, William J. - Author. Journal title: Texas International Law Journal. Volume: 34. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 1999. Page number: 287+. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Summer 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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