Foreign Ownership of Land Regulations (SOR/79-416)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-06

Information to Minister

  •  (1) The Minister or any person authorized by him may require such evidence, verified by statutory declaration or otherwise, as he considers necessary for the purpose of determining whether or not

    • (a) the registration of a transfer, transmission or caveat as those words are defined or used in The Land Titles Act (Alberta) will result or has resulted in a contravention of these Regulations,

    • (b) a person is an ineligible person, foreign controlled corporation or foreign controlled limited partnership, or

    • (c) the information supplied pursuant to section 22, 23 or 24 of these Regulations is correct.

  • (1.1) Where the Minister or any person authorized by him has reasonable grounds to believe that a corporation has an interest in controlled land, the Minister or the authorized person may by notice in writing require the corporation to complete Form 5 and to submit Form 5 to the Minister within 60 days

    • (a) after the date specified in the notice; and

    • (b) after each anniversary date following the date specified in the notice.

  • (2) The Minister or any person authorized by him may direct the Registrar of Land Titles not to register a transfer, transmission or caveat until

    • (a) he has received any evidence that he may have required under this section, and

    • (b) he is satisfied that the registration of the transfer, transmission or caveat does not contravene those Regulations,

    and on receiving such a direction the Registrar of Land Titles shall not register the transfer, transmission or caveat until permitted to do so by the Minister or any person authorized by him.

  • SOR/82-544, s. 1.

Commencement

 These Regulations come into force on June 1, 1979.

 
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