Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

register

Civil Law

register

Title of the Legislative Text

Expropriation Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. E-21

Provision

2. ...
"register" includes file or deposit;

Problem

For the French civil law audience, upon the entry into force of the Civil Code of Quebec in 1994, the term "enregistrer" became obsolete. It was replaced by "inscrire".

Solution

In the French version, "d'inscrire" is added to the definition.

Harmonized Provision

(Amendment to the French version only)

2. ...
« enregistrer » S'entend notamment du fait d'inscrire, de produire ou de déposer.

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 3, S.C. 2011, c. 21, s. 127(3).

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