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- A field boundary commission of seven, five representing the allied and associated powers, and one each representing Poland and Germany, shall be constituted within 15 days of the signing of peace to delimit this boundary. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
- Studied law and called to the bar of Upper Canada, 1837. Elected a member of the Upper Canada Assembly, 1848; appointed to the Executive Council, 1851; Q. C., 1850; puisne judge of the Court of Common Pleas, 1853; chief- justice of that Court, 1863; chief- justice of Ontario, 1868; arbitrator for Ontario on the commission to delimit the north- western boundary of the province, 1874; chief- justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, 1875; knighted, 1878; awarded the confederation medal, 1885. Index: E Returned in 1848, 50; attorney- general of Upper Canada, in Hincks- Morin ministry, 113; elevated to the bench, 126; first chief- justice of Supreme Court of Canada, 128. Bib. - "The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History", Various.
- The acknowledged possession by the judiciary of the power to interpret written law, and thus to delimit its effect, has led to a serious abuse in our methods of legislation. - "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.