This Report considers changes to the proposed Personal Property Security Act since publication of Tentative Proposals for a New Personal Property Security Act. These proposals follow a December 1990 Commission publication that recommended repealing the existing Personal Property Security Act and replacing it with a new Act. Changes were made to the proposed Act as a result of extensive discussion and developments since publication.
Saskatchewan’s out-dated consumer credit legislation needs to be reformed to better address the needs of consumers. This is a final report based on the Commission’s earlier tentative proposals. The Commission recommends enactment of two statutes: The Consumer Credit Act and The Pawnbrokers Act. These proposals reflect current thinking in the area of consumer protection.
This Handbook offers an in depth look at the Saskatchewan Personal Property Security Act. Information is provided on the content of the Act, including basic explanations of the provisions of the Act and of relevant case law that has emerged. The authors offer their opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of the legislation and provide commentary where appropriate.