Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

disposition

Civil Law

disposition

Title of the Legislative Text

Bank of Canada Act, R.S.C. (1985), c. B-2

Provision

  35. (1) The Board, with the approval of the Governor in Council, may make by-laws with respect to

  • ...

  • (e) generally, the management and disposition of the stock, property and undertakings of the Bank.

Problem

There is a disparity between the linguistic versions. This provision refers to the disposition of stock, property and undertakings of the bank, as opposed to the documents (actes de disposition) that refer to this disposition.

Solution

In the French version, the term actes de disposition correspondants is replaced by disposition.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

  35. (1) The Board, with the approval of the Governor in Council, may make by-laws with respect to

  • ...

  • (e) generally, the management and disposition of the stock, property and undertakings of the Bank.

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 60

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