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Exemption of Future Income Plans, Final Report 91

This report considers whether registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs), deferred profit sharing plans (DPSPs), and registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) should be wholly or partly exempt from creditors’ remedies during the lifetime of the plan holder. This report also considers the exempt status of locked-in retirement accounts (LIRAs), life income funds (LIFs) and locked-in retirement income funds (LRIFs). Draft legislation is included. This report states that insurance and non-insurance RRSPs, DPSPs and RRIFs as defined […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession
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May 29, 2004

Exemption of Future Income Plans on Death, Final Report 92

This report deals with creditor protection upon death of the plan holder. The principle issue in this report is whether registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs), registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) and deferred profit sharing plans (DPSPs) should be wholly or partially exempt from the remedies of the creditors of the deceased plan holder. Recommendations apply to all RRSPs, RRIFs and DPSPs and recommendations differ somewhat from the creditor protection that now exists for insurance RRSPs, […]

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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