Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

disposition

Civil Law

disposition

Title of the Legislative Text

Federal Real Property Act, S.C. 1991, c. 50 (title changed to Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act by the Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 10)

Provision

15. (1) The Minister of Justice may, for purposes of the acquisition or disposition of, or any dealing with, any real property, on behalf of Her Majesty, ...

Problem

There is a disparity between linguistic versions. The term aliénation is a narrower concept already included in the concept of "disposition" found in the English version.

Solution

In the French version, the term aliénation is replaced by the term disposition.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

15. (1) The Minister of Justice may, for purposes of the acquisition or disposition of, or any dealing with, any real property or immovable, on behalf of Her Majesty, ....

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 16  

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