The Farm Lands Ownership Act

C.C.S.M. c. F35

The Farm Lands Ownership Act

Table of Contents

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 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(13) [Repealed]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 Mandatory divestiture
(2) Special provision
6 [Repealed]
6.1 Board continued
(2) Membership
(3) Term of office
(4) Appointment continues
(5) Chair and vice-chair
(6) Authority of vice-chair
(7) Remuneration and expenses
(8) Documentary evidence
6.2 Staff
(2) Technical support
6.3 Conflict of interest
(2) Meaning of "connected by common-law relationship"
6.4 Establishing panels of the board
(2) Panel chair
(3) Majority decision of panel
(4) Powers of panels
(5) Decision of panel is a decision of the board
6.5 Powers of board in relation to other proceedings
7 Rules
(2) Rules of evidence
(3) Evidence Act powers
8 Duties, functions and powers of the board
(1.1) [Repealed]
(2) Further powers of the board
(3) and (4) [Repealed]
(5) Report to minister
(6) and (7) [Repealed]
9 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 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 Protection from liability
(2) Reports by one member
14 Failure to comply with Act or order
15 Offences and penalties
(2) Offence and penalty for aiding or abetting
(3) Offence by an officer, etc. of corporation
(4) Time for prosecutions
16 Appeal
(2) Service of notice
(3) Stay of operation of certain decisions
17 Regulations
18 Precedence over section 1.1 of Law of Property Act
(2) Subject to The Planning Act
19 to 24 [Repealed]