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Version of section 171 from 2012-12-19 to 2020-06-17:


Marginal note:Directors where elections or appointments incomplete or void

  •  (1) Despite subsections 166(2) and (3) and paragraphs 168(1)(f) and 172(1)(a), if subsection 170(1) or (2) applies at the close of any meeting of shareholders or members of a bank, the board of directors, until their successors are elected or appointed, consists solely of

    • (a) where paragraph 170(2)(a) applies, the directors referred to in that paragraph; or

    • (b) where subsection 170(1) or paragraph 170(2)(b) applies, the persons who were the incumbent directors immediately before the meeting.

  • Marginal note:Where there is no approved rectification plan

    (2) Notwithstanding subsections 166(2) and (3) and paragraphs 168(1)(f) and 172(1)(a), where a plan to rectify the non-compliance referred to in subsection 170(1) has not been approved by the Superintendent by the end of the forty-five day period referred to in that subsection, the board of directors shall, until their successors are elected or appointed, consist solely of the persons who were the incumbent directors immediately before the meeting at which the purported election or appointment referred to in that subsection occurred.

  • Marginal note:Directors to call meeting

    (3) If subsection (1) or (2) applies, the board of directors referred to in that subsection must, without delay, call a special meeting of shareholders or members, as the case may be, to fill the vacancies if paragraph 170(2)(a) applies, or elect a new board of directors if subsection 170(1) or paragraph 170(2)(b) applies.

  • Marginal note:Others may call meeting

    (4) If the directors fail to call a special meeting required by subsection (3), the meeting may be called by any person who would be entitled to vote at the meeting.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 171
  • 1997, c. 15, s. 16
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1975
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