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A New Trustee Act for Alberta, Final Report 109


Trusts are used by many Albertans as a way to manage property and assets, both before and after death. Having modern and clear rules for setting up and handling trusts is important to allow Albertans to manage and distribute their property. The current Trustee Act is outdated and has not kept pace with the modern world. ALRI has just released Final Report No. 109 – A New Trustee Act for Alberta. The Report sets out ALRI’s […]

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January 1, 2017

Alberta Non-Profit Corporations: Getting Legislation that Helps


In April 2013, The Muttart Foundation hosted a consultation conference in Banff, Alberta. The Alberta Law Reform Institute had the opportunity to meet with more than thirty experts from Non-Profit sectors across Canada, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom to exchange information and discuss the issues that Alberta Non-Profits face. This report summarizes the consultation and will be invaluable in guiding our recommendations in reforming the primary non-profit corporate legislation in Alberta, the Societies […]

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February 3, 2015

Estate Administration, Final Report 102


The Alberta Law Reform Institute makes a number of recommendations for reform of the Administration of Estates Act. The objective of these reforms is to create clear, rational and accessible legislation that will provide guidance to estate representatives who are responsible for administering an estate. Final Report 102 – Estate Administration clarifies the roles of the estate representative, beneficiaries and the court. It will also outline the primary responsibilities of the estate representative and will emphasize the […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession
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October 1, 2013

Alberta Non-Profit Corporations: Getting Legislation that Helps


In April 2013, The Muttart Foundation hosted a consultation conference in Banff, Alberta. The Alberta Law Reform Institute had the opportunity to meet with more than thirty experts from Non-Profit sectors across Canada, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom to exchange information and discuss the issues that Alberta Non-Profits face. This report summarizes the consultation and will be invaluable in guiding our recommendations in reforming the primary non-profit corporate legislation in Alberta, the Societies […]

AREA OF LAW Corporate and Commercial
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September 8, 2013

The Creation of Wills, Final Report 96


Categories Menu By Area of Law Administration of Justice Constitutional and Public Law Contract Corporate and Commercial Criminal Law Debtor and Creditor Employment and Industrial Law Equity and Trusts Family Law General Legal Profession Medical Law Partnerships and Associations Personal Representatives Procedure Property Tort Wills and Succession Publication Type The Creation of Wills This report makes a number of recommendations to reform the Wills Act. It recommends that Alberta courts be given the power to validate […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession
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September 29, 2009

Occupiers’ Liability: Recreational Use of Land, Final Report 81


The Minister of Justice requested this report regarding the liability of occupiers of land to recreational users permitted on their premises without payment of a fee. This is not a typical ALRI report, as a recommendation as to whether this aspect of occupiers’ liability law should be reformed is not given due to a lack of adequate information about the potential problem to be solved and resources to compile that information. The report suggests matters […]

AREA OF LAW Property Real Property
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February 29, 2000