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Business Names Legislation


This paper considers the desirability and design of provincial legislation that pursues the regulation of business names and business name disclosure. Business name regulation is for the purpose of limiting the scope for confusion caused by the use of similar names. Business name disclosure requires that firms that use a business name disclose certain information about themselves to the public. This paper discusses the two objectives of business names legislation and then describes the general […]

AREA OF LAW Corporate and Commercial
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December 4, 1996

Proposals for a New Alberta Incorporated Associations Act, Final Report 49


This report makes recommendations for the enactment of a new Incorporated Associations Act, which would repeal both the Companies Act and the Societies Act and apply only to true non-profit associations. The Act would not replace some specialized statutes such as the Cemetery Companies Act, the Co-operative Associations Act, and the Agricultural Societies Act and would not apply to non-profit corporations incorporated by the Legislature under special individual Acts. Many parts of the draft Act […]

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ENACTMENT

Bill 54 (Volunteer Incorporations Act) introduced into Alberta Legislature, June 15, 1987.

March 1, 1987

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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ENACTMENT

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).