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Effect of Divorce on Wills, Final Report 72


In Alberta, divorce has no effect on a will made during marriage. If a person has made a will that leaves everything to their spouse, the will is not automatically revoked or otherwise affected by a subsequent divorce. If the person who made the will dies without changing their will or remarrying, everything would go to their former spouse in accordance with the pre-divorce will. In many Canadian and foreign jurisdictions the result would be […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession Family Law Marriage & Divorce
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November 1, 1994

Proposals for a New Alberta Business Corporations Act Volume 1, Final Report 36


This two-volume set puts forth proposals for an Act to reform the law of Alberta relating to business corporation. This first volume (“Report”) discusses the principles and policies upon which a business corporations statute for Alberta should be based. The purpose of this report is to recommend the adoption of a statute that embodies the basic law of business corporations. It should apply to all business corporations incorporated under the Alberta Corporations Act or its […]

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Business Corporations Act, SA 1981, c B-15 (now RSA 2000, c B-9).

August 1, 1980

Proposals for a New Alberta Business Corporations Act Volume 2, Final Report 36


This two-volume set puts forth proposals for an Act to reform the law of Alberta relating to business corporations. This second volume contains the draft Alberta Business Corporations Act together with comments on many of the sections. The comments cover some of the subject matter addressed in the first volume of the Report, but their purpose is to explain the relationship of the sections of the Act to each other and to the principles and […]

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ENACTMENT

Business Corporations Act, SA 1981, c B-15 (now RSA 2000, c B-9).