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Report on Proposals for a New Commercial Tenancy Act

Year:
2009

Description:
The Commercial Tenancy Act Reform Project began in the summer of 2007, with a mandate to study British Columbia’s major commercial leasing statute and to make recommendations for its reform. Work on the first phase of the project progressed throughout the fall of 2007 and the winter and spring of 2008, concentrating on examining the deficiencies of the current legislation and studying leading models for reform. This phase of the project culminated in the publication in September 2008 of the Consultation Paper on Proposals for a New Commercial Tenancy Act. The consultation paper asked for public comment on fifty‐eight tentative proposals for reform. After a six‐month consultation period ended in March 2009, the second phase of the project began. This phase focused on considering the responses to the consultation paper, settling the project’s final recommendations, and implementing those regulations in draft legislation. The Report on Proposals for a New Commercial Tenancy Act is the culmination of all this work on the project.

Status:
Completed

Jurisdiction:
British Columbia

Publications:
The
Commercial
Tenancy
Act
Reform
Project
 began
in
 the
 summer
 of
 2007,
with
a
 mandate
to
study
British
Columbia’s
major
commercial
leasing
statute
and
to
make
 recommendations
 for
its
reform.
WoReport
on Proposals
for
a
New Commercial
 Tenancy
 Act

Revision History:
This summary was last reviewed in Aug 20, 2013