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Bank Act

Version of section 205 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-11-27:

Marginal note:Avoidance standards

 A material contract between a bank and one or more of its directors or officers, or between a bank and another entity of which a director or an officer of the bank is a director or an officer or between a bank and a person in which the director or officer has a material interest, is neither void nor voidable

  • (a) by reason only of that relationship, or

  • (b) by reason only that a director with an interest in the contract is present at or is counted to determine the presence of a quorum at the meeting of directors or the committee of directors that authorized the contract,

if the director or officer disclosed the interest in accordance with subsection 202(2), (3) or (4) or section 204 and the contract was approved by the directors or the shareholders and it was reasonable and fair to the bank at the time it was approved.

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