The Farm Lands Ownership Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. F35

The Farm Lands Ownership Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
(2) Meaning of "control in fact".
(3) Deemed control or ownership.
2 Unrestricted 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) Provisions on change of residence.
(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) Inheritance, etc.
(14) Relatives, etc.
4 Certain limitations on ownership.
5 Mandatory divestiture.
(2) Special provision.
6 Continuation of board.
(2) Term of office.
(3) Chairman and vice-chairman.
(4) Remuneration and expenses.
(5) Meetings.
(6) Quorum.
(7) Validity of acts where a vacancy exists.
(8) Duties of chairman and vice-chairman.
(9) Chief executive officer.
(10) Evidence as to signature of chairman.
(11) Time and place of meetings.
7 Rules.
(2) Rules of evidence.
8 Powers of board.
(2) Further powers of the board.
(3) Powers of board under Evidence Act.
(4) Application of section 86 of Manitoba Evidence Act.
(5) Report to minister.
(6) Annual report.
(7) Report to legislature.
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 Liability of members, officers, etc.
(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 sec. 1 of Law of Property Act.
(2) Subject to The Planning Act.