How Long Does Property Stay in the Register?

Under the Regulation respecting the application of the Unclaimed Property Act, the information entered in the register is kept: 

  • in the case of a succession, for ten years from the date of death;
  • in cases other than a succession, 
    • for ten years from the date the amount was remitted to the Minister of Finance, where the amount is less than $500;
    • for thirty years from the date the amount was remitted to the Minister of Finance, where the amount is $500 or more.
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