Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

dispose

Civil Law

dispose

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

2. In this Act,

...

"federal real property" means real property belonging to Her Majesty, and includes any real property of which Her Majesty has the power to dispose;

Problem

In the French version, aliénation is a narrower concept included in the concept of "disposition" used in the English version.

Solution

In the French version, the term droit d'aliéner is replaced by pouvoir de disposer.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

2. In this Act,

...

"federal real property" means any real property belonging to Her Majesty, and includes any real property of which Her Majesty has the power to dispose;

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 11(4)

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