Security interests in personal property

In Canada, the power over the creation, perfection and priority of security interests in personal property primarily rests with the individual provinces. This right arises from the provinces’ constitutional authority to legislate in respect of property and civil rights. There are two basic regimes in Canada under which the provinces maintain and regulate the protection of security interests in personal property.

More in this section:

  • Security regimes
  • Relevant legislation
  • Types of security

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