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Non-Resident Trustees Under the Dependent Adults Act, Final Report 86

A trustee under the Dependent Adults Act of Alberta handles some or all of the financial affairs of a dependent adult, depending on the terms of the trusteeship order. An individual cannot be appointed a trustee under the Dependent Adults Act unless the individual is a resident of Alberta. The Act’s prohibition of non-resident trustees creates significant practical difficulties if the only suitable or most suitable potential trustee is a non-resident or if an Alberta trustee is appointed and […]

AREA OF LAW Wills and Succession Family Law
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January 29, 2002

Compensation for Security Interests in Expropriated Land, Final Report 41

This report considers different approaches to compensation for expropriated land which is subject to one or more security interests, especially mortgages. Current to the publication of the report (May 1984), compensation in these cases was regulated by s 49 of the Expropriation Act, RSA 1980, c E-16. This compensation was based on the “market value” theory, under which the security holder was paid market value of the security interest attached to the land, and the […]

AREA OF LAW Personal Property Property
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May 1, 1984

Residential Tenancies, Final Report 22

This extensive report is the product of research the Institute undertook regarding the law relating to tenancies of residential premises, which is the part of the law of landlord and tenant. It includes a proposed Act that balances the interests of landlords and tenants with the hope that it will provide a satisfactory legal framework for their activities. A plan for a security of tenure is discussed and included to assist in making an informed […]

AREA OF LAW Landlord and Tenant Property
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Landlord and Tenant Act, 1979, S.A. 1979, c. 17 (now Residential Tenancies Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. R-17), based in large part on our recommendations.

February 1, 1977

Obligation to Repair; Security Deposits, Research Paper 3

This paper addresses the three somewhat disparate issues listed in the title. The first section of the paper surveys the common law rules (throughout Canada) and statutory rules of several jurisdictions within Canada (at the time of publication) regulating the duties of a landlord and tenant to maintain and repair certain parts of leased property (and associated properties, such as elevators, hallways, parking stalls, etc.). Issues that must be addressed when considering these rules are […]

AREA OF LAW Landlord and Tenant Property
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November 4, 1975

Residential Tenancies Project: Mobile Homes, Research Paper 8

This paper addresses the potential problems (as of the time of publication) of individuals who own a mobile home located on rented land. This situation is unique in that it has some similarities to home ownership, and some similarities to renting. The paper considers the issues related to this type of ownership, and the statutory responses to it in the United States, the United Kingdom, and some jurisdictions of Canada. Included are some requirements for […]

AREA OF LAW Landlord and Tenant Property Real Property
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