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Definition: The body of laws and rules of conduct that govern persons employed in the armed forces.


This Web exhibition recounts first-hand information illustrating the complex and often contentious relationship between the Canadian government and Canada's Aboriginal people from the late 1700s to the mid-20th century. There are three thematic sections with essays and selected documents about the Red and Black Series (Department of Indian and Northern Affairs' administrative records of Aboriginal people from 1872 to the 1950); Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements; and Aboriginal Soldiers in the First World War.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Legal history, Military law

This website provides a wide range of information about the Cout Martial Appeal Court. This Court hears appeals from military courts which are known as courts martial. The courts martial have power to try military personnel and civilians accompanying such personnel abroad for crimes and offences against the Code of Service Discipline.

Related keywords: Courts and court judgments, Military law

This online source of the consolidated Acts and regulations of Canada is provided by the Department of Justice Canada. The consolidations are generally updated on a weekly basis.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Administrative law, Charter of Rights, Civil law, Constitutional law, Farm law, Immigration, Legislative materials, Maritime law, Military law, Non-profit and charity law

This overview from the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada is divided into five parts. Part 1 discusses the sources and scope of Canadian military law while Part 2 addresses the applicability of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Canadian military law. Part 3 then provides a description of the types of Canadian courts martial and their statutorily defined jurisdictions, compositions and powers of punishment. The rights of appeal provided to those subject to Canadian military law under the National Defence Act are subsequently outlined in Part 4.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs Canada meets its responsibilities through its various programs. These include programs for disability pensions, veterans allowances, pension advocacy, health care and commemoration. They provide compensation for hardships arising from disabilities and lost economic opportunities, innovative health and social services, professional legal assistance and recognition of the achievements and sacrifices of Canadians during periods of war and conflict.

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The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. This website provides a wide range of resources on international humanitarian law including online publications, library and research services and access to databases.

Related keywords: International law, Military law, Refugees, Research reports and institutes

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by the NATO librarians. Use the tabs to navigate through the individual guides. Topics include: Arctic Security; Cyberspace Security; Maritime Security; Missile Defence; Women, Peace and Security; NATO's New Strategic Concept; Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan; and Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.

Related keywords: International law, Legal research, Maritime law, Military law