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The Law of Property Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. L90

The Law of Property Act

Table of Contents

1 Aliens to have the same powers as to real estate as subjects of Her Majesty.
2 Descent of real estate of aliens.
3 Foreign governments right to own land.
4 Effect of conveyance.
5 Extent of section 4.
6 Deeds to include all houses and the reversion and all the estate, etc.
7 Prohibition on covenants.
(2) Exception re elderly persons.
8 Validity of certain appointments.
(2) Saving of positive requirements in instrument creating power.
9 Abolition of dower.
10 Husband's interest in deceased wife's lands.
11 Covenants to act as an estoppel.
12 Equitable waste.
13 Waste by lessees.
14 Merger.
15 Land granted to two or more persons held as tenants in common.
16 A body corporate may be a joint tenant.
(2) Devolution of property on dissolution of body corporate.
17 Conveyance to himself jointly with another.
18 Definitions.
19 Who may be compelled to make partition or sale.
(2) Partition or sale without Dower Act consents.
20 Who may take proceedings for partition.
(2) When proceedings may be commenced.
21 Appointment of guardian to estate of person unheard of for three years.
(2) Powers of such guardian.
(3) Power of the court to deal with estate.
22 Order for execution of conveyance or transfer.
(2) Where person under disability.
23 Sales, including estates for life.
(2) What to pass to purchaser.
(3) Compensation to owners of particular estates.
24 Value of inchoate dower right and payment thereof.
25 Effect upon persons under a disability.
26 Power of court to allow any of the parties interested to bid at the sale.
27 Relief of persons making improvements under mistake of title.
28 Encroachments on adjoining land.
29 Access and use of light.
30 Registration substituted for enrolment.
(2) Married woman not required to give further proof of execution of deed than a feme sole.
(3) Other parts of Act in force if applicable.
(4) No estates tail.
31 Debts and choses in action arising out of contract assignable at law.
(2) Assignments subject to defence and set-offs existing as between debtor and assignor.
(3) Assignee to hold free from claims arising subsequent to notice.
(4) Meaning of "assignee".
(5) Interpleader in cases of assignment of debt.
(6) Certain bonds and debentures transferable by delivery.
(7) Subsections (1) to (6) not to apply to negotiable instruments.
(8) Assignments of moneys due by Government of Manitoba.
32 Certain assignments of wages or salary not valid unless accepted.
(2) Where subsection (1) not to apply.
(3) Written consent of spouse.
(4) Unmarried cohabitants included.
(5) Amount of loan or payment must exceed 95 per cent of amount assigned.
(6) Limitation on assignment of wages.
(7) Definitions.
33 Summary application to court in respect of requisitions, objections or compensations.
(2) Notice to third person.
(3) Exercise of powers by court.
(4) Definition of "vendor" and "purchaser" .
34 Terms of agreement of sale and purchase.
35 Declarations as to fixtures in agreements of sale and mortgages.
36 Application of fire insurance moneys.
(2) Time for making application.
(3) Giving of notice.
37 Hail insurance premiums.
38 Application of moneys realized by mortgagee where more than one debt secured by a mortgage.
39 Application to court for right to enter.
(2) Contents of order.
40 Authority to pay solicitor.
(2) Meaning of "solicitor".