Insurance Companies Act (S.C. 1991, c. 47)

Act current to 2014-04-02 and last amended on 2013-12-12. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Duty to resign
  •  (1) An auditor that ceases to be qualified under section 894 shall resign without delay after any member of the firm of accountants becomes aware that the firm has ceased to be so qualified.

  • Marginal note:Disqualification order

    (2) Any interested person may apply to a court for an order declaring that an auditor of an insurance holding company has ceased to be qualified under section 894 and declaring the office of auditor to be vacant.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 465.

Vacancies

Marginal note:Revocation of appointment
  •  (1) The shareholders of an insurance holding company may, by ordinary resolution at a special meeting, revoke the appointment of an auditor.

  • Marginal note:Revocation of appointment

    (2) The Superintendent may at any time revoke the appointment of an auditor made under subsection (3) or 893(1) or section 898 by notice in writing signed by the Superintendent and sent by registered mail to the auditor and to the insurance holding company addressed to the usual place of business of the auditor and the insurance holding company.

  • Marginal note:Filling vacancy

    (3) A vacancy created by the revocation of the appointment of an auditor under subsection (1) may be filled at the meeting at which the appointment was revoked and, if not so filled, shall be filled by the directors under section 898.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 465.
Marginal note:Ceasing to hold office
  •  (1) An auditor of an insurance holding company ceases to hold office when

    • (a) the auditor resigns; or

    • (b) the appointment of the auditor is revoked by the shareholders or the Superintendent.

  • Marginal note:Effective date of resignation

    (2) The resignation of an auditor becomes effective at the time a written resignation is sent to the insurance holding company or at the time specified in the resignation, whichever is later.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 465.
Marginal note:Filling vacancy
  •  (1) Subject to subsection 896(3), where a vacancy occurs in the office of auditor of an insurance holding company, the directors shall forthwith fill the vacancy, and the auditor so appointed holds office for the unexpired term of office of the predecessor of that auditor.

  • Marginal note:Where Superintendent may fill vacancy

    (2) Where the directors fail to fill a vacancy in accordance with subsection (1), the Superintendent may fill the vacancy and the auditor so appointed holds office for the unexpired term of office of the predecessor of that auditor.

  • Marginal note:Designation of member of firm

    (3) Where the Superintendent has, pursuant to subsection (2), appointed a firm of accountants to fill a vacancy, the Superintendent shall designate the member of the firm who is to conduct the audit of the insurance holding company on behalf of the firm.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 465.