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Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act

Version of section 2 from 2013-06-26 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,

administration

administration means administration within the meaning of section 18; (gestion)

agent corporation

agent corporation means an agent corporation as defined in section 83 of the Financial Administration Act; (société mandataire)

Crown grant

Crown grant means any of the instruments or acts referred to in section 5, a plan referred to in section 7, a notification within the meaning of the Territorial Lands Act or any other instrument or act by which federal real property may be granted or federal immovables may be conceded; (concession de l’État)

department

department means

federal immovable

federal immovable means an immovable belonging to Her Majesty, and includes an immovable of which Her Majesty has the power to dispose; (immeuble fédéral)

federal real property

federal real property means any real property belonging to Her Majesty, and includes any real property of which Her Majesty has the power to dispose; (bien réel fédéral)

head of mission

head of mission, in relation to real property or an immovable in a country outside Canada, means a person described in subsection 15(1) of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Act who represents Canada in that country; (chef de mission)

Her Majesty

Her Majesty means Her Majesty in right of Canada; (Sa Majesté)

immovable

immovable means

  • (a) in the Province of Quebec, an immovable within the meaning of the civil law of the Province of Quebec, and includes the rights of a lessee in respect of such an immovable, and

  • (b) in jurisdictions outside Canada, any property that is an immovable within the meaning of the civil law of the Province of Quebec, and includes the rights of a lessee in respect of any such property; (immeuble)

interest

interest means

  • (a) in relation to land in any province other than Quebec, any estate, right, title or interest in or to the land, and includes an easement, a servitude and a lease, and

  • (b) in relation to land outside Canada, any estate, right, title or interest that is similar to that referred to in paragraph (a); (intérêt)

licence

licence means any right to use or occupy real property or an immovable, other than

  • (a) a real right within the meaning of the civil law of the Province of Quebec and the rights of a lessee under a lease of an immovable, and

  • (b) an interest in land; (permis)

Minister

Minister, in relation to a department, means the Minister who, under the Financial Administration Act, is the appropriate Minister with respect to that department; (ministre)

real property

real property means land in any province other than Quebec, and land outside Canada, including mines and minerals, and buildings, structures, improvements and other fixtures on, above or below the surface of the land, and includes an interest therein. (biens réels)

  • 1991, c. 50, s. 2
  • 1992, c. 1, s. 157
  • 1995, c. 5, s. 26
  • 2001, c. 4, s. 11
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E)
  • 2013, c. 33, s. 191

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