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Alberta Law Reform Institute

The Alberta Law Reform Institute is the official law reform agency for the province of Alberta. It provides independent comprehensive advice to the Government of Alberta and other agencies to ensure that the law and administration of justice are kept up to date and serve Albertans to the best extent possible.

Dedicated to advancing just and effective laws through independent legal research, consultation and analysis.

Latest News

  • Consultation Deadline Extended for Non-Profits Law Reform Project

    Earlier this year, ALRI published Report for Discussion 26 - Non-Profit Corporations with a May 2015 deadline for comments on proposed law reforms to Non-Profit law in Alberta. 

    We wish to advise that the deadline for comments has been extended from May 1 to November 1, 2015. This will allow for comprehensive presentations to non-profit groups in September and October of this year.

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  • Estate Administration Act Proclaimed in Force Effective June 1, 2015

    The Estate Administration Act will be proclaimed in force effective June 1, 2015 as per Order in Council 85/2015.

    Many of the key provisions in the Act track closely to the recommendations contained in ALRI's Final Report 102 - Estate Administration and Report for Discussion 19 - Order of Application of Assets in Satisfaction of Debts and Liabilities. The Alberta Law Reform Institute and Alberta Justice worked independently, but cooperatively to produce this legislation. 

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