Income Tax Act

Version of section 253.1 from 2016-12-15 to 2017-10-13:

Marginal note:Investments in limited partnerships
  •  (1) For the purposes of subparagraph 108(2)(b)(ii), paragraphs 130.1(6)(b), 131(8)(b), 132(6)(b) and 146.1(2.1)(c), subsection 146.2(6), paragraph 146.4(5)(b), subsection 147.5(8), paragraph 149(1)(o.2), the definition private holding corporation in subsection 191(1), the definition investment fund in subsection 251.2(1) and regulations made for the purposes of paragraphs 149(1)(o.3) and (o.4), if a trust or corporation holds an interest as a member of a partnership and, by operation of any law governing the arrangement in respect of the partnership, the liability of the member as a member of the partnership is limited, the member shall not, solely because of its acquisition and holding of that interest, be considered to carry on any business or other activity of the partnership.

  • Marginal note:Investments in limited partnerships

    (2) For the purposes of section 149.1 and subsections 188.1(1) and (2), if a registered charity or a registered Canadian amateur athletic association holds an interest as a member of a partnership, the member shall not, solely because of its acquisition and holding of that interest, be considered to carry on any business of the partnership if

    • (a) by operation of any law governing the arrangement in respect of the partnership, the liability of the member as a member of the partnership is limited;

    • (b) the member deals at arm’s length with each general partner of the partnership; and

    • (c) the member, or the member together with persons and partnerships with which it does not deal at arm’s length, holds interests in the partnership that have a fair market value of not more than 20% of the fair market value of the interests of all members in the partnership.

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 2001, c. 17, s. 193;
  • 2007, c. 35, s. 124;
  • 2008, c. 28, s. 36;
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 77;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 57;
  • 2013, c. 34, ss. 363, 426;
  • 2016, c. 7, s. 49, c. 12, s. 66.
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