A-4.1 - Act respecting the acquisition of farm land by non-residents

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1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteusis, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of article 1758 of the Civil Code and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  transmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E‐24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M‐13.1) or section 15 of the Act respecting natural gas storage and natural gas and oil pipelines (chapter S-34.1);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P‐41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1; 1987, c. 64, s. 328; 1996, c. 26, s. 85; 1999, c. 40, s. 6; 2016, c. 35, s. 23; 2022, c. 10, s. 123.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the domain of the State were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213; 1999, c. 40, s. 140).
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteusis, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of article 1758 of the Civil Code and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  transmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E‐24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M‐13.1) or section 15 of the Petroleum Resources Act (chapter H-4.2);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P‐41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1; 1987, c. 64, s. 328; 1996, c. 26, s. 85; 1999, c. 40, s. 6; 2016, c. 35, s. 23.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the domain of the State were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213; 1999, c. 40, s. 140).
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteusis, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of article 1758 of the Civil Code and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  transmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E‐24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M‐13.1);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P‐41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1; 1987, c. 64, s. 328; 1996, c. 26, s. 85; 1999, c. 40, s. 6.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T‐9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the domain of the State were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213; 1999, c. 40, s. 140).
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteutic lease, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of articles 1585 to 1591 of the Civil Code of Lower Canada and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  tranmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E-24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act respecting the preservation of agricultural land and agricultural activities (chapter P-41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1; 1987, c. 64, s. 328; 1996, c. 26, s. 85.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the public domain were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213).
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteutic lease, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of articles 1585 to 1591 of the Civil Code of Lower Canada and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  tranmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E-24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 8 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13.1);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1; 1987, c. 64, s. 328.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the public domain were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213).
1. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise,
acquisition means the act of becoming the owner of property by conveyance of ownership, including sale with a right of redemption, emphyteutic lease, alienation for rent, forced sale within the meaning of articles 1585 to 1591 of the Civil Code and sale for unpaid taxes, except by
(1)  tranmission owing to death;
(2)  the exercise of the right of redemption following a sale for unpaid taxes and any conveyance resulting from the Expropriation Act (chapter E-24);
(3)  transfer of a right contemplated in section 3 of the Mining Act (chapter M-13);
(4)  transfer of cutting rights or timber limits under the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9);
agriculture, public road, commission and lot have the same meaning as in the Act to preserve agricultural land (chapter P-41.1);
farm land means land used for agricultural purposes having an area of not less than four hectares, consisting of one lot or several contiguous lots or several lots that would be contiguous were they not separated by a public road.
1979, c. 65, s. 1.
The reference pursuant to section 97 of chapter 23 of the statutes of 1987 in respect of the Lands and Forests Act (chapter T-9) could not be effected in this section because all timber limits leased on the public domain were cancelled on 1 April 1987. (1986, c. 108, s. 213).