Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

jointly and severally

Civil Law

solidarily

Title of the Legislative Text

Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38

Provision

  74.1 (7) Any persons convicted in respect of the forfeited apparatus are jointly and severally or solidarily liable for all the costs ....

Problem

The term conjointement et individuellement has no meaning in civil law in French and may cause confusion. The term solidairement is sufficient for purposes of civil law and common law in French.

Solution

In the French version, the term conjointement et individuellement is deleted. The term solidairement is maintained.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

  74.1 (7) Any persons convicted in respect of the forfeited apparatus are jointly and severally, or solidarily, liable for all the costs ....

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 123

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