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Expropriation Act

Version of section 12 from 2002-12-31 to 2011-11-28:

Marginal note:Notice of abandonment of intention

  •  (1) Where the Minister has abandoned an intention to expropriate an interest in land otherwise than by confirming an intention to expropriate a more limited interest therein, the Minister shall forthwith cause a notice of abandonment of the intention to be sent

    • (a) to each of the persons then appearing to have any right, estate or interest in the land, so far as the Attorney General of Canada has been able to ascertain them, and each other person who served an objection on the Minister under section 9; and

    • (b) to the Attorney General of Canada, who shall thereupon confirm the abandonment by causing the notice to be registered in the office of the registrar where the notice of intention was registered.

  • Marginal note:Right of owner where abandonment of intention

    (2) Where an intention to expropriate an interest or remainder of an interest in land has been abandoned, compensation in accordance with this Part shall be paid by the Crown to the person who was the owner of the interest or remainder at the time when the notice of intention was registered.

  • R.S., c. 16(1st Supp.), s. 10

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