Canada and the Law of Nations: A Selection of Cases in International Law, Affecting Canada or Canadians, Decided by Canadian Courts, by Certain of the Higher Courts in the United States and Great Britain and by International Tribunals

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F. PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW

1. APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAW

Lecours v. Carrier Québec, Cour du Banc du Roi, 1924 37 B.R. 561

Les effets extra-territoriaux des lois.

[Le jugement de la Cour supérieure du district de Beauce, prononcé le 11 septembre 1923, par M. le juge Stein, est confirmé.

Action en recouvrement d'une indemnité sous les dispositions de la loi des accidents du travail. Cette action a été maintenue pour une somme de $1404, par la Cour supérieure, dont le jugement est confirmé.]

BERNIER, M. le juge:

Il s'agit d'une action prise en vertu de la loi des accidents du travail, par l'intimé, en sa qualité de tuteur à l'enfant mineur de la victime de l'accident, père de l'enfant mineur.

Voici les principaux faits invoqués dans l'action:

Vers le 10 décembre 1921, Antoine Lessard, de Ste-Justine, (Dorchester), se serait engagé envers le défendeur-appelant, Roméo Lecours, du même lieu, pour aller travailler pour lui dans un chantier ou exploitation forestière, situé dans l'Etats du Maine, aux Etats- Unis; le prix convenu aurait été de $1.50 par jour, avec pension payée.

Le 6 mars 1922, pendant son travail et à l'occasion de son travail, alors qu'il était à rouler des billots, Antoine Lessard se serait fait frapper par un billot qui lui aurait défoncé le crâne; il mourut à la suite de cette blessure, et fut inhumé à Ste-Justine le 10 mars 1922.

L'action allégue que le dit accident tombe sous la loi des accidents du travail de la Province de Québec; la victime laissait un enfant mineur, lequel réclame l'indemnité statutaire par son tuteur èsqualité.

La défense est à l'effet suivant: L'engagement de Lessard par Lecours s'est fait aux Etats-Unis, et pour exécuter un travail aux

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