This project focuses on the special priorities and privileges that the provincial government (or “Crown”) enjoys when it enforces its rights to be repaid on a debt. The focus is on two sources of these priorities and privileges: its historical prerogative right to priority of payment and liens that have more recently been created by legislation.
Keywords: crown; priority; privilege; prerogative; execution; corporation;
agent; servant; payment; tax; levy; lien; distress; demand; notice; trust;
judgment; Crown; debt; charge; creditor; government; bankruptcy; Employment
Standards Act; Workers Compensation Act
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