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Expropriation Act Basic Rate Order (C.R.C., c. 640)

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Expropriation Act Basic Rate Order

C.R.C., c. 640


Order Prescribing a Basic Rate for the Purposes of Section 33 of the Expropriation Act

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Expropriation Act Basic Rate Order.

Basic Rate

 For the purpose of section 33 of the Expropriation Act, the basic rate shall be

  • (a) for any period ending on or before September 30, 1973, six per cent per annum; and

  • (b) for any quarterly period commencing after September 30, 1973

    • (i) six per cent per annum, or

    • (ii) a rate per annum

      • (A) equal to the average yield of Government of Canada treasury bills for the period of four weeks preceding the quarterly period, where that average yield does not contain a fraction other than a multiple of one-quarter, or

      • (B) calculated to the nearest quarter of one per cent above the average yield described in clause (A), where that average yield contains a fraction other than a multiple of one-quarter,

    whichever is greater.

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