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Bank Act

Version of section 234 from 2012-12-19 to 2022-09-11:


Marginal note:Shareholder approval

  •  (1) The directors of a selling bank must submit a sale agreement for approval to a meeting of shareholders, or, if the bank is a federal credit union, to a meeting of members and shareholders of the bank and, subject to subsection (3), to the holders of each class or series of shares of the bank.

  • Marginal note:Right to vote

    (2) Each share of a selling bank carries the right to vote in respect of a sale referred to in subsection 232(1) whether or not the share otherwise carries the right to vote.

  • Marginal note:Class vote

    (3) The holders of shares of a class or series of shares of a selling bank are entitled to vote separately as a class or series in respect of a sale referred to in subsection 232(1) only if the shares of the class or series are affected by the sale in a manner different from the shares of another class or series.

  • Marginal note:Special resolution

    (4) A sale agreement is approved when the shareholders and the holders of each class or series of shares entitled to vote separately as a class or series under subsection (3) of the selling bank have approved the sale by special resolution and, if the selling bank is a federal credit union, the members have also approved the sale by a separate special resolution.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 234
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 2005
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