Financial System Review Act (S.C. 2012, c. 5)

Assented to 2012-03-29

PART 6COORDINATING AMENDMENTS AND COMING INTO FORCE

Coordinating Amendments

Marginal note:Subsections 217(1) and (2)

 On the first day on which both subsections 217(1) and (2) are in force, paragraph (a) of the definition “consumer provision” in section 2 of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) paragraphs 157(2)(e) and (f), sections 273.1 and 413.1, subsection 418.1(3), sections 439.1 to 459.5, subsections 540(2) and (3) and 545(4) and (5), paragraphs 545(6)(b) and (c), subsection 552(3) and sections 559 to 576.3 of the Bank Act together with any regulations made under or for the purposes of those provisions;

Marginal note:2010, c. 12
  •  (1) In this section, “other Act” means the Jobs and Economic Growth Act.

  • (2) On the first day on which both subsection 1894(8) of the other Act and this section are in force, the definition “member” in section 2 of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    “member”

    « membre »

    “member”, in relation to a federal credit union, means a person who is one of the members of the federal credit union in accordance with subsection 47.04(2);

  • (3) On the first day on which both subsection 1950(3) of the other Act and section 5 of this Act are in force, subsection 138(1.1) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Number of eligible votes

      (1.1) A bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more that is not a federal credit union must set out in the notice of a meeting the number of eligible votes, as defined under subsection 156.09(1), that may be cast at the meeting as of the record date for determining shareholders entitled to receive the notice of meeting or, if there are to be separate votes of shareholders at the meeting, the number of eligible votes, as defined in that subsection, in respect of each separate vote to be held at the meeting.

  • (4) On the first day on which both section 1995 of the other Act and this section are in force, paragraph 216.14(1)(d) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    • (d) respecting, for the purposes of a proposal to become a bank with common shares, the value of the converting federal credit union and of its membership shares and shares, if any, and authorizing the Superintendent to specify a day as of which those values must be estimated;

  • (5) If section 2057 of the other Act comes into force before section 17 of this Act, then that section 17 is replaced by the following:

    17. Subsection 376.1(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Prohibition against significant interest
    • 376.1 (1) No person who has a significant interest in any class of shares of a widely held bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more may have a significant interest in any class of shares of a subsidiary of the widely held bank that is a bank or a bank holding company.

  • (6) If section 2057 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 17 of this Act, then that section 17 is deemed to have come into force before that section 2057.

  • (7) If section 2058 of the other Act comes into force before section 18 of this Act, then that section 18 is replaced by the following:

    18. Subsection 376.2(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Prohibition against significant interest
    • 376.2 (1) No person who has a significant interest in any class of shares of a bank may have a significant interest in any class of shares of any widely held bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more, or of any widely held bank holding company with equity of twelve billion dollars or more, that controls the bank.

  • (8) If section 2058 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 18 of this Act, then that section 18 is deemed to have come into force before that section 2058.

  • (9) If section 2060 of the other Act comes into force before section 20 of this Act, then, on the day on which that section 20 comes into force, section 377.1 of the Bank Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):

    • Marginal note:Exception — federal credit union

      (1.1) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of a person who acquires control of a federal credit union.

  • (10) If section 2060 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 20 of this Act, then that section 20 is deemed to have come into force before that section 2060.

  • (11) If section 2062 of the other Act comes into force before section 22 of this Act, then that section 22 is replaced by the following:

    22. Subsection 380(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Exemption
    • 380. (1) On application by a bank, other than a bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more, the Superintendent may exempt any class of non-voting shares of the bank the aggregate book value of which is not more than 30 per cent of the aggregate book value of all the outstanding shares of the bank from the application of sections 373 and 379.

  • (12) If section 22 of this Act comes into force before section 2062 of the other Act, then, on the day on which that section 2062 comes into force, subsection 380(1) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Exemption
    • 380. (1) On application by a bank, other than a bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more, the Superintendent may exempt any class of non-voting shares of the bank the aggregate book value of which is not more than 30 per cent of the aggregate book value of all the outstanding shares of the bank from the application of sections 373 and 379.

  • (13) If section 2062 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 22 of this Act, then that section 22 is deemed to have come into force before that section 2062 and subsection (12) applies as a consequence.

  • (14) On the first day on which both subsection 2069(2) of the other Act and section 31 of this Act are in force, paragraph 396(2)(a) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    • (a) more than 10 per cent but no more than 20 per cent of any class of the outstanding voting shares of a widely held bank with equity of twelve billion dollars or more that is not a federal credit union; or

  • (15) On the first day on which both subsection 2071(2) of the other Act and section 32 of this Act are in force, subsection 401.2(2) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Exception

      (2) Despite subsection (1), a bank may record in its securities register or members register a transfer or issue of any share or membership share of the bank to a foreign bank, or to a foreign institution, that is controlled by the government of a foreign country or any political subdivision of a foreign country, or by any agent or agency of a foreign government, if the share or membership share that is transferred or issued is beneficially owned by the foreign bank or foreign institution or by an entity controlled by the foreign bank or foreign institution.

  • (16) If section 2072 of the other Act comes into force before section 33 of this Act, then that section 33 is replaced by the following:

    33. Subsection 401.3(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Exception

      (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a foreign bank, or to a foreign institution, that is controlled by the government of a foreign country or any political subdivision of a foreign country, or by any agent or agency of a foreign government, if the share referred to in subsection (1), or, in the case of a federal credit union, a membership share, is beneficially owned by the foreign bank or foreign institution or by an entity controlled by the foreign bank or foreign institution.

  • (17) If section 33 of this Act comes into force before section 2072 of the other Act, then, on the day on which that section 2072 comes into force, subsection 401.3(3) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Exception

      (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a foreign bank, or to a foreign institution, that is controlled by the government of a foreign country or any political subdivision of a foreign country, or by any agent or agency of a foreign government, if the share referred to in subsection (1), or, in the case of a federal credit union, a membership share, is beneficially owned by the foreign bank or foreign institution or by an entity controlled by the foreign bank or foreign institution.

  • (18) If section 2072 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 33 of this Act, then that section 33 is deemed to have come into force before that section 2072 and subsection (17) applies as a consequence.

  • (19) On the first day on which both section 2079 of the other Act and this section are in force,

    • (a) subparagraph 487(2)(a)(i) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

      • (i) in accordance with any provisions for the conversion of other issued and outstanding membership shares or securities of the bank into shares of that class of shares, or into membership shares,

    • (b) subparagraph 487(2)(a)(iv) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:

      • (iv) in accordance with the terms of an amalgamation or conversion under Part VI,

  • (20) If section 2104 of the other Act comes into force before section 203 of this Act, then, on the day on which that section 203 comes into force, subsection 45.2(1) of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Confidentiality
    • 45.2 (1) All information regarding the affairs of a federal institution, provincial institution or local cooperative credit society, or of any person dealing with one, that is obtained or produced by or for the Corporation is confidential and shall be treated accordingly.

  • (21) If section 203 of this Act comes into force before section 2104 of the other Act, then, on the day on which that section 2104 comes into force, section 45.2 of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act is replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Confidentiality
    • 45.2 (1) All information regarding the affairs of a federal institution, provincial institution or local cooperative credit society, or of any person dealing with one, that is obtained or produced by or for the Corporation is confidential and shall be treated accordingly.

    • Marginal note:Information from the Superintendent

      (2) The Corporation may, if it is satisfied that the information will be treated as confidential by the recipient and after consultation with the Superintendent, disclose any information obtained from the Superintendent regarding the affairs of a federal member institution

      • (a) to any government agency or body that regulates or supervises financial institutions, for purposes related to that regulation or supervision;

      • (b) to any other agency or body that regulates or supervises financial institutions, for purposes related to that regulation or supervision; or

      • (c) to any deposit insurer or any compensation association for purposes related to its operation.

  • (22) If section 2104 of the other Act comes into force on the same day as section 203 of this Act, then that section 2104 is deemed to have come into force before that section 203 and subsection (20) applies as a consequence.