SCOPE OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS. What are rights?. Those things which one is morally or legally entitled to have or to do. Ideas of what citizens rights are in Canada and globally have changed through time. (Similar to concepts of democracy)
SCOPE OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
The premise that all people have the right to:
The premise that all people have the right to participate
in human activities that allow one to develop fully:
Have basic survival needs met so to be free from more subtle injustices of poverty, hunger, lack of health care and environmental pollution.
The right to:
For example I have a right to drive a car but I must do it safely.
RULE OF LAW
“The principle that people are governed by laws and that no one is above the law.”
“The premise that all citizens have the responsibility to fully contribute to community development.”
Writ of Habeas Corpus
No one can be held or imprisoned without just cause/explanation and anyone who is detained has the right to appear before the courts within a reasonable time.
If necessary the government or anyone detaining anyone can be forced to present that person with a “Writ of Habeas Corpus.”