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Joint Ventures, Final Report 99

Joint ventures are an increasingly common part of commercial arrangements. But the legal landscape has not kept up with commercial arrangements. There is a lack of fit between the applicable law and the exigencies of present day joint ventures and the resulting uncertainty is not good for the participants. This report recommends removing the uncertainty by specifying a clear result if a joint venture does two things: declare it is not a partnership; and use […]

AREA OF LAW Corporate and Commercial
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July 1, 2012

Powers and Procedures for Administrative Tribunals in Alberta, Final Report 79

Existing legislation that governs the procedures of adjudicative tribunals in Alberta – the Alberta Administrative Procedures Act – is seriously deficient. It has not kept up to date with new case law, nor does it even apply to a majority of Alberta’s adjudicative tribunals. The ALRI suggests replacing this legislation with the Administrative Powers and Procedures Act. It would apply to all tribunals and because of the diverse range of tribunal functions and resources, include “opt-in” legislation. This […]

AREA OF LAW Administration of Justice Procedure
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December 29, 1999

Common Promisor and Promisee: Conveyances with a Common Party, Final Report 11

Covenants have to do with contracts generally, whereas conveyances have to do with the grant of an interest in real or personal property. This report attends to the validity of joint covenants in which there is a common promissor and promissee; for example, covenants by A with A and B jointly or by A and B with A, B and C jointly. It also addresses the validity of conveyances in which there is a common […]

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Common Parties Contracts and Conveyances Act, SA 1974, c 20 (now Law of Property Act, RSA 2000, c L- 7, ss 10-13; Land Titles Act, RSA 2000, c L-4, ss 68, 69, 119).

October 1, 1972