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Bank Act

Version of section 33 from 2014-12-16 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Federal corporations

  •  (1) A body corporate incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act or any other Act of Parliament, including a bank holding company, may apply to the Minister for letters patent continuing the body corporate as a bank under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Other corporations

    (2) A body corporate incorporated otherwise than by or under an Act of Parliament may, if so authorized by the laws of the jurisdiction where it is incorporated, apply to the Minister for letters patent continuing the body corporate as a bank under this Act.

  • Marginal note:Continuance for purpose of amalgamation

    (3) A local cooperative credit society may, if so authorized by the laws of the jurisdiction in which it is incorporated, apply to the Minister for letters patent continuing it as a federal credit union if it proposes to be continued under this Act for the purpose of immediately amalgamating with another federal credit union in accordance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Continuance for purpose of amalgamation

    (4) Two or more local cooperative credit societies may, if so authorized by the laws of the jurisdiction in which they are incorporated, apply to the Minister for letters patent continuing each of them as a federal credit union if they propose to be continued under this Act for the purpose of immediately amalgamating with each other in accordance with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Application for amalgamation required

    (5) An application referred to in subsection (3) or (4) must be made at the same time as an application referred to in subsection 223(1.2) or (1.3) in respect of the amalgamation.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 33
  • 1994, c. 24, s. 34(F)
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 49
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1908
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 270
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