This report of produced after concern arose from the decision in the Crosby v O’Reilly case. A working paper was produced and a committee was appointed for the purpose of considering the specific question of whether the claim for damages for loss of expectation of life should be abolished and the broader question of the adoption of the Uniform Survival of Actions Act. This report examines the existing common law in Alberta, legislative change and […]
|TAGS||accident, compensation, damage, fatal, injury, negligence, survival of action|
Survival of Actions Act, SA 1978, c 35 (now RSA 2000, c S-27; Fatal Accidents Act, RSA 2000, c F-8, ss 5(2)(a), (b), 8; and Limitation of Actions Act, RSA 2000, c L-12, s 53).
April 1, 1977
This report debates the merits of adding a provision in Alberta that would provide compensation to persons who suffer injury as the result of the criminal acts of others. Among other things, this report considers the nature, extent and administration of a scheme for Alberta, as well as the cost of such a scheme, and makes several recommendations regarding its practical implementation. The ALRI report proposes that, the Legislature of Alberta should create a system […]
|TAGS||compensation, crime, damages, dependant, injury, loss, offence, victim, violent|
Perpetuities Act, SA 1972, c 131 (now RSA 2000, c P-5).
December 1, 1968