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Perpetuities Law: Abolish or Reform?, Report 29


Perpetuities law is a complex set of legal rules designed to prevent people from indefinitely tying up land and assets for an excessive period of time so that future generations cannot deal freely with the property. But has the time come to abolish perpetuities law in Alberta? Do other modern legal rules now exist which could handle the situation better or more simply? Or should perpetuities law be retained but extensively reformed? Have your say […]

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April 1, 2016

A New Trustee Act for Alberta, Report 28


In 2012, the Uniform Law Conference of Canada published the Uniform Trustee Act and recommended it be adopted by the common law provinces. ALRI representatives participated in the creation of the Uniform Trustee Act. ALRI’s Report For Discussion #28, A New Trustee Act for Alberta, consists of recommendations for implementing the Uniform Trustee Act in Alberta. Using the Uniform Trustee Act as a starting point, ALRI has enhanced, tailored and clarified the Uniform Trustee Act to […]

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November 1, 2015

Report on a Succession Consolidation Statute, Final Report 87


This report advocates the consolidation of Alberta’s core succession statutes into one Act. A single piece of consolidated legislation covering all the essentials of statutory succession law would be a convenient reference tool for use by both practitioners and the public. The consolidated legislation will promote accessibility and ease of use of our statutory succession law. This report contains detailed research that identifies all succession-related statutes and statutory provisions and identifies Alberta legislation that is […]

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December 29, 2002

Report on a Succession Consolidation Statute-Alberta Statutory Provisions, Final Report 87 Appendix A


We have also taken the information contained in Appendix A and organized it in an alternative format according to broad subject area. For those who might be interested, the document is found here.

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December 29, 2001