Marginal note:Contents of articles of incorporation
8. Articles of incorporation must
(a) be in the prescribed form;
(b) set out, in respect of the proposed association,
(i) the name of the association,
(ii) the names and addresses of the persons submitting the articles of incorporation,
(iii) the names and addresses of the first directors and officers of the association,
(iv) the name of each distinct breed and evolving breed in respect of which the association is sought to be incorporated, and
(v) where the application is in respect of an evolving breed, the physical description and genetic make-up of the new breed into which the animals of the evolving breed are intended to evolve; and
(c) be submitted in triplicate in the prescribed manner.
Marginal note:Certificate of incorporation
9. (1) Where the Minister is satisfied that the articles of incorporation of an association should be approved, the Minister shall issue a certificate of incorporation in respect thereof.
(2) Where the Minister issues a certificate of incorporation, the Minister shall
(a) cause to be endorsed on each copy of the articles of incorporation a statement attesting that a certificate of incorporation has been issued in respect thereof;
(b) cause two copies of the endorsed articles of incorporation to be filed in the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food;
(c) cause the remaining copy of the endorsed articles of incorporation to be returned to the association; and
(d) cause a notice of the issuance of the certificate of incorporation to be published in the Canada Gazette.
Marginal note:Effect of certificate
(3) An association comes into existence on the date shown in its certificate of incorporation and the first directors and officers of the association are the directors and officers set out in the association’s articles of incorporation.
- R.S., 1985, c. 8 (4th Supp.), s. 9;
- 1994, c. 38, s. 26.
Marginal note:Association is body corporate
10. Every association is a body corporate.
11. An association may do any act or thing necessary for, or incidental or conducive to, the carrying out of its purpose and business and affairs related thereto.
Marginal note:Ownership and borrowing powers
12. Without restricting the generality of section 11, an association may
(a) acquire, hold and dispose of real, personal, movable and immovable property necessary for the carrying out of its business and affairs;
(b) borrow money on the credit of the association and draw, make, accept, endorse and execute promissory notes, bills of exchange and other negotiable instruments necessary for carrying out its business and affairs; and
(c) mortgage or hypothecate, or create any security interest in, all or any property of the association to secure any obligation of the association.
- R.S., 1985, c. 8 (4th Supp.), s. 12;
- 2001, c. 4, s. 56.
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