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University Expropriation Powers Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. U.3

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current January 1, 2003 (e-Laws currency date)


University Expropriation Powers Act

R.S.O. 1990, Chapter U.3

Consolidation Period:  From January 1, 2003 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table.

Legislative History: 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table.

Universities to which Act applies

1 (1) This Act applies to,

(a) University of Toronto;

(b) Queen’s University;

(c) University of Western Ontario;

(d) McMaster University;

(e) Carleton University;

(f) The University of Waterloo;

(g) York University;

(h) Laurentian University of Sudbury;

(i) Lakehead University;

(j) Trent University;

(k) University of Windsor;

(l) Brock University;

(m) University of Guelph;

(n) University of Ottawa;

(o) Wilfrid Laurier University; and

(p) such other universities as the Lieutenant Governor in Council designates.


(2) The Lieutenant Governor in Council may designate universities, other than those referred to in subsection (1), to which this Act shall apply.  R.S.O. 1990, c. U.3, s. 1.


2 (1) Despite any special Act, a university to which this Act applies may, without the consent of the owner or of any person interested therein, other than a municipality, enter upon, take, use and expropriate all such land, as defined in the Expropriations Act, as it considers necessary for the purposes of the university or of any university or college federated or affiliated with the university.  R.S.O. 1990, c. U.3, s. 2 (1); 2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table.


(2) The Expropriations Act applies to the expropriation of land under this Act.  R.S.O. 1990, c. U.3, s. 2 (2).

Expropriation under this Act only

(3) No university to which this Act applies shall expropriate land except under this Act.  R.S.O. 1990, c. U.3, s. 2 (3).

Section Amendments with date in force (d/m/y)

2002, c. 17, Sched. F, Table - 01/01/2003