Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

vest (sales of property)

Civil Law

vest (sales of property)

Title of the Legislative Text

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S., c. B-3

Provision

84. All sales of property made by a trustee vest in the purchaser all the legal and equitable estate of the bankrupt therein.

Problem

The term "saisissent" in the French version is inappropriate in this context.

Solution

In the French version, the tem "saisissent" is replaced by "dévolus" . The provision is also reworded in light of the change.

Harmonized Provision

(Amendment to the French version only)

84. Les droits de propriété, en droit et en equity, du failli sur les biens qui font l'objet d'une vente par le syndic sont dévolus à l'acheteur.

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 2, S.C. 2004, c. 25, s. 51.

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