Reference Case brought before the Supreme Court of Canada to determine if Quebec had a right to Unilateral Secession under either The Constitution of Canada or International Law. The court's ruling was that under the constitution, Quebec must negotiate a constitutional amendment in order to leave confederation. The court also ruled that international law was silent on the matter unless the people in question are oppressed, denied government representation, or a colony, in which cases they are granted a right to self-determination.

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