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The Farm Lands Ownership Act

C.C.S.M. c. F35

The Farm Lands Ownership Act

1 (1) Definitions
(2) Meaning of "control in fact"
(3) Deemed control or ownership
(4) Meaning of "persons related to farmers"
(5) Registered common-law relationship
2 Right to ownership
3 (1) Existing holdings
(2) Certain acquisitions permitted
(3) Exemptions granted by the board
(4) Debt obligations
(5) Further rules regarding debt obligations
(6) Realization of security
(7) Change in circumstances
(8) Ownership by retired farmer
(9) Retired farmer in family farm corporation
(10) Other share ownership in family farm corporation
(11) Court orders
(12) Executors, etc.
(13) Repealed
(14) Relatives, etc.
(15) Joint interest of spouse or common-law partner
(16) Failure to become eligible individual
4 Certain limitations on ownership
5 (1) Mandatory divestiture
(2) Special provision
6 Repealed
7 (1) Rules
(2) Rules of evidence
8 (1) Duties, functions and powers of the board
(1.1) Application of Family Farm Protection Act
(2) Further powers of the board
(3) and (4) Repealed
(5) Report to minister
(6) and (7) Repealed
9 (1) Determination of contravention
(2) Conclusiveness
(3) Review of orders
(4) Service of notice or order
(5) Deemed date of service
(6) Substitutional service
10 Onus
11 (1) Investigations
(2) Compulsory production of books, etc.
(3) Obstruction, etc. prohibited
(4) Issuance of search warrant
(5) Time of entry
(6) Police to be present in search
(7) Removal of books etc., for making copies
(8) Prompt return of books etc.
(9) Admissibility of copy as evidence
(10) Report of investigation to board
12 Confidentiality
13 (1) Protection from liability
(2) Reports by one member
14 Failure to comply with Act or order
15 (1) Offences and penalties
(2) Offence and penalty for aiding or abetting
(3) Offence by an officer, etc. of corporation
(4) Time for prosecutions
16 (1) Appeal
(2) Service of notice
(3) Stay of operation of certain decisions
17 Regulations
18 (1) Precedence over section 1 of Law of Property Act
(2) Subject to The Planning Act
DISESTABLISHMENT OF FORMER BOARD AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
19 Definitions
20 (1) Disestablishment of former board
(2) Limited continuation of former Act and board
(3) Other matters before the former board
21 Legal proceeding or action by or against former board
22 Judicial review of decisions of former board
23 Orders continued
24 Transitional regulations