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Tags: Wills Estates and Trusts

Last Modified

June 1, 2015

Description

This act consolidates the Wills Act, Intestate Succession Act, Survivorship Act, Dependants Relief Act and section 47 of the Trustee Act. This act specifies how and to whom property is transferred when a person dies. The Wills and Succession Act came into effect on February 1, 2012 (except...


Last Modified

October 1, 2011

Description

This act provides the rules for causes of action that survive death and limits the damages recoverable by a deceased person’s estate.


Last Modified

December 11, 2015

Description

This act codifies the rule against perpetuities in Alberta. It is a technical rule which applies to most trusts to limit their duration.


Last Modified

June 1, 2015

Description

This act specifies how an estate is administered when a person dies. It includes plain language to let a Personal Representative know their duties, core tasks, notice requirements and responsibilities in administering an estate. It continues law previously found in the Administration of Estates...


Last Modified

June 12, 2013

Description

Regulates the disposition of human remains, ensures cemeteries meet requirements of local authorities, and protects consumers who invest in pre-need cemetery supplies and services. Also ensures there are perpetual care funds for long-term care of commercial cemeteries.