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Under Canadian Law, a reference is a request that a court of superior jurisdiction give an opinion on whether a proposed piece of legislation is constitutional. This differs from practice in the United States where not only must the law be passed before a judgment can be made on its constitutionality, but someone with standing must bring a lawsuit to challenge the law.

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