The purpose of the present Act is to provide for the procedures related to expropriation and the management of abandoned land. It governs also matters related to compensation and the use of expropriated lands. The text consists of 44 sections divided into 3 Parts.
Implemented by: Tariff of Costs (SOR/99-308). (2014-06-12)
Implemented by: Expropriation Fees Regulations (SOR/2000-142). (2000-04-07)
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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867, while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest international border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec.
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