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- 21McInnes, Mitchell
- 18Wood, Roderick J.
- 14O'Byrne, Shannon
- 9Bell, Catherine
- 9Billingsley, Barbara
- 9Harrington, Joanna
The evolution of the Personal Property Registry: Centralization, computerization, privatization and beyondDownload
This article traces the evolution of the personal property registry in Alberta from the decentralized regime of the chattel security registry which was present prior to 1922, through the establishment of the centralized Corporate Mortgage Registry, Vehicle Registry and Central Registry, up to the...
This article examines the evolution of the floating charge in England and Canada, and predicts its demise as a conceptually discrete security device upon the enactment of personal property security legislation in the provinces. However, the author contends that a study of the floating charge can...
Introduction: The implementation of personal property security legislation in the Western provinces brought about a unification and rationalization of the registry systems. The Personal Property Security Act created a single registry for security interests in personal property under provincial...
The future of thematic children’s rights institutions in a national human rights institution world: The Paris Principles and the UN Committee on the Rights of the ChildDownload
Introduction: Independent thematic human rights institutions have been established by some states to focus on the protection and promotion of one category of human rights or the rights of a vulnerable group.1 Children are a vulnerable population and, in response, thematic children’s rights...
The prevailing Canadian authorities more than justify John Ballem's conclusion that \"many a lease has come to an untimely and unexpected end\". This paper explores the right of a lessee to obtain compensation in the law of restitutionfor work performed where a lease has unexpectedly terminated....
Provides information on the nature and definition of federal security interest in Canada. Details of the Bank Act security provisions and the Canadian Shipping Act ship mortgage provisions; Structure of the provincial personal property security system; Interaction between the provisions and the...
The ombudsman: Maladministration and alternative dispute resolution
Reif, Linda C., Marshall, Mary A.
The authors seek to highlight the office of the ombudsman, which represents a potentially powerful form of alternative dispute resolution. They first examine the \"classic\" ombudsman. This ombudsman is basically a neutral party who decides which side is justified in a dispute. They examine how...
Introduction: The law governing the pledge of documents of title in Ontario is a curious mixture of statutory provisions and common law concepts. Much of the legislation is of an ancient lineage. It does not purport to create a comprehensive or coherent body of law; it was enacted merely to...
How might one read a collection of transcriptions—such as The Beast and the Sovereign, Volume 1—that exemplifies how to read other texts deconstructively? In the spirit of Derrida’s text, a response to this question remains radically undecided; however, it certainly does not imply the absence of...
Introduction: Alberta is set to become the first Canadian common law jurisdiction to comprehensively reform its judgment enforcement law. Although it was not the first province to study reform of this area of law,' it was the first to act. The Civil Enforcement Act (CEA) was passed on November...