Bijural Terminology Records

Common Law

right to the use

Civil Law

right to the use

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

  18. (4) Where any federal real property is under the administration of a Minister for the purposes of a department, that Minister has the right to the use of that property ....

Problem

In the French version, the term droit à l'usage has a particular meaning in civil law which is not appropriate in this context and does not correspond to the notion of "right to the use" found in the English version.

Solution

In the French version, the term droit à l'usage is replaced by droit à l'utilisation in order to correspond to the term "right to the use" found in the English version.

Harmonized Provision

(amendment to the French version only)

   18. (4) Where any federal real property or federal immovable is under the administration of a Minister for the purposes of a department, that Minister has the right to the use of that property ....

Federal Law-Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C. 2001, c. 4, s. 20

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