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Non-Resident Trustees Under the Dependent Adults Act, Final Report 86

A trustee under the Dependent Adults Act of Alberta handles some or all of the financial affairs of a dependent adult, depending on the terms of the trusteeship order. An individual cannot be appointed a trustee under the Dependent Adults Act unless the individual is a resident of Alberta. The Act’s prohibition of non-resident trustees creates significant practical difficulties if the only suitable or most suitable potential trustee is a non-resident or if an Alberta trustee is appointed and […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession Family Law
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January 29, 2002

Proposals for a New Alberta Arbitration Act, Final Report 51

This report considers the Arbitration Act, RSA 1980, c A-43, as it was current to the publication of the report. The report considers two principal difficulties users had with the Act: the fact that it left many practical problems unsolved; and the “unduly broad” scope for discretionary intervention by the courts, which would frustrate the desire of many arbitrating parties to avoid litigation. The report presents a draft Act, patterned on the UNCITRAL Model Law […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice
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Arbitration Act, SA 1991, c A-43.1 (now RSA 2000, c A-43).

October 1, 1988