Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

to post bonds

Civil Law

to provide suretyships

Title of the Legislative Text

Canada Agricultural Products Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. 20 (4th Supp.)

Provision

32. The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act and prescribing anything that is to be prescribed under this Act and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (b) for the licensing, registration or accreditation of any activity or operation to which this Act applies, including regulations
    • (v) requiring dealers or operators of establishments to post bonds, or to provide other security satisfactory to the Minister as a guarantee that they will comply with the terms and conditions of any licence or registration issued to them and providing for the forfeiture of the bonds or other security if they fail to comply with those terms and conditions;
Problem

In the English version, the phrase "to post bonds" has meaning only in common law. The appropriate concept in civil law is "to provide suretyships" .

Solution

In the English version, the phrase "to provide suretyships" is added.

Harmonized Provision

32. The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act and prescribing anything that is to be prescribed under this Act and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (b) for the licensing, registration or accreditation of any activity or operation to which this Act applies, including regulations
    • (v) requiring dealers or operators of establishments to post bonds or to provide suretyships, or to provide other security satisfactory to the Minister, as a guarantee that they will comply with the terms and conditions of any licence or registration issued to them and providing for the forfeiture of the bonds, suretyships or other security if they fail to comply with those terms and conditions;

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 64

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