Agricultural and Recreational Land Ownership Act

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AGRICULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL LAND OWNERSHIP ACT AGRICULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL LAND OWNERSHIP ACT
Chapter A‑9
Table of Contents
                1       Definitions
                2       Regulations
                3       Exemption
                4       Exclusions from operation of regulations                 5       Information in respect of members
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, enacts as follows:
Definitions
1   In this Act,
                                 (a)    “controlled land” means land in Alberta but does not include
                                           (i)    land of the Crown in right of Alberta,
                                          (ii)    land within the boundaries of a city, town, village or summer village, and
                                         (iii)    mines and minerals;
                                 (b)    “parcel” means an area of land the boundaries of which are
                                           (i)    shown on a plan registered or filed in a land titles office, or
                                          (ii)    described in the certificate of title to the land,
                                          and that has not been divided into smaller areas by an instrument or plan registered or filed in a land titles office, other than a registered road plan or right of way plan, or by a natural boundary shown on a plan registered in a land titles office.
RSA 1980 cA‑9 s1;1994 cM‑26.1 s642(2)
Regulations
2   Subject to section 3, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations, within the legislative authority of the Legislature and complementary to any regulations that the Lieutenant Governor in Council makes pursuant to section 35 of the Citizenship Act (Canada), for the purpose of prohibiting, annulling or in any manner restricting the taking or acquisition directly or indirectly of, or the succession to, any interest in controlled land.
RSA 1980 cA‑9 s2;1994 c23 s50
Exemption
3   Regulations made under section 2 do not operate so as to prohibit, annul or in any manner restrict the ownership by a person of interests in controlled land consisting of not more than 2 parcels containing, in the aggregate, not more than 20 acres.
RSA 1980 cA‑9 s3
Exclusions from operation of regulations
4   Regulations made under section 2 may provide for the exclusion from the operation of all or any part of those regulations of
                                 (a)    any person or class of persons,
                                 (b)    any transaction or class of transactions involving controlled land,
                                 (c)    any interest or class of interest in controlled land,
                                 (d)    any use or class of uses of controlled land, and
                                 (e)    all or any part of the land within the boundaries of a hamlet designated or continued under the Municipal Government Act.
RSA 1980 cA‑9 s4;1994 cM‑26.1 s642(2)
Information in respect of members
5   The Lieutenant Governor in Council may, for the purpose of giving effect to this Act and the regulations and any regulations that the Lieutenant Governor in Council makes pursuant to section 35 of the Citizenship Act (Canada), make regulations requiring that a director, officer or member of a corporation specified in the regulations supply the information specified in the regulations in respect of the members of the corporation to the person requesting the information, in the form and at the times specified in the regulations.
RSA 1980 cA‑9 s5;1994 c23 s50
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