Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

owned

Civil Law

owned

Title of the Legislative Text

Department of Veterans Affairs Act, R.S.C. (1985), c.

Provision

 5. (1) Subject to the approval of the Governor in Council, the Minister may make such regulations as he may deem necessary and advisable

  • (a) for the control and management of any hospital, workshop, home, school or other institution, owned, acquired or used by Her Majesty …
Problem

Possession and ownership are distinct concepts. The concept referred to in this provision is that of property.

Solution

In the French version, the term possédé en propriété is replaced by appartenant in order to reflect the use of the term "owned" in the English version.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

 5. (1) Subject to the approval of the Governor in Council, the Minister may make such regulations as he may deem necessary and advisable

  • (a) for the control and management of any hospital, workshop, home, school or other institution, owned, acquired or used by Her Majesty …

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 126(1)

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