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Ultra Vires

Literally outside or beyond the powers. Invalid, as in invalid legislation, as opposed to intra vires or valid legislation.

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Unbroken Lot

Means a regular lot whose area is not diminished or increased by a natural or artificial feature shown on the original plan;

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Unconfined Aquifer

An aquifer whose upper boundary is the water table .

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Undisputed Corner

A corner of a parcel of land at which the original post exists, or a corner established under the Surveys Act or any predecessor of the act.

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Unit

A townhouse, apartment suite and occasionally a parking or locker space that is individually titled to the owner.

Freedman, Mark (1997).
Universal Time

Local solar mean time at Greenwich Meridian.

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Uplands

Land situated above riparian land.

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