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Version of section 35.1 from 2016-06-22 to 2020-03-05:


Marginal note:Power to issue letters patent

  •  (1) On the application of a local cooperative credit society under subsection 33(2), the Minister may, subject to this Part, issue letters patent continuing the local cooperative credit society as a federal credit union only if the Minister is of the opinion that the local cooperative credit society has complied with the regulations respecting notice and disclosure requirements.

  • Marginal note:Power to issue letters patent

    (2) On the application of a local cooperative credit society under subsection 33(3) or (4), the Minister may, subject to this Part, issue letters patent continuing the local cooperative credit society as a federal credit union only if

    • (a) the Minister is of the opinion that the local cooperative credit society has complied with the regulations respecting notice and disclosure requirements;

    • (b) the Minister is of the opinion that the federal credit union that results from the amalgamation will satisfy the requirements for incorporation as a federal credit union; and

    • (c) the Minister will, immediately after issuing letters patent for the continuance, issue letters patent for the amalgamation under subsection 229(1).

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting notice and disclosure requirements for the purpose of subsections (1) and (2).

  • Marginal note:Exemption

    (4) For the purpose of facilitating the continuance as a federal credit union of a local cooperative credit society, the Minister may, on application and by order, subject to any terms and conditions that he or she considers appropriate, exempt the local cooperative credit society from any requirement of this Part or of the regulations made under this Part, if he or she is of the opinion that it has acted in a manner that substantially complies with the requirement.

  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1911
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 272
  • 2016, c. 7, s. 123
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