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  • 42 (1) A conveyance, mortgage or charge of or on land given for the purpose of granting a lien holder a preference or priority is void for that purpose.
  • (2) An agreement that this Act is not to apply, or that the remedies provided by it are not to be available for a person’s benefit, is void.
  • (3) A device by an owner, contractor or subcontractor adopted to defeat the priority given by this Act to a worker for the worker’s wages is void as against the worker.
  • (4) No assignment by the contractor or subcontractor of any money due in respect of the contract or subcontract is valid as against any lien or trust created by this Act.

1997-45-42, effective February 1, 1998 (B.C. Reg. 1/98).

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Regarding postponement, see s. 207 of the Land Title Act in chapter 15 (Land Title Act Part 14 (ss. 197 to 237)—Charges) in this Manual.