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02 March 2011

Ludmila Herbst Presents to Canadian Property Tax Association

Farris Partner Ludmila Herbst recently presented at a Legal Panel of the CPTA. The panel discussed these key issues facing the industry:

- New revisions to the Assessment Act regarding the assessment of vacant land.

- Procedural aspects of hearings, such as rights to cross examination and written versus oral hearings, as decided in Allard v. Assessor of Area #10—North Fraser Region, 2010 BCCA 437.

- Whether exemption for the Band can be granted under certain prescribed circumstances, as decided in Musqueam First Nation v. British Columbia (Assessor of Area #09 – Vancouver), 2010 BCSC 1259.

For further information about the BC Chapter of the Canadian Property Tax Association please click here.

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