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Bank Act

Version of section 517 from 2003-01-01 to 2008-05-18:


Marginal note:Change of status

  •  (1) If an entity associated with a foreign bank maintains a branch or engages in or carries on business in Canada that it maintained or engaged in or carried on before the foreign bank became a foreign bank and that branch or business is not permitted by or under this Part, the entity may continue to maintain that branch or engage in or carry on that business for a period of six months from the time the foreign bank became a foreign bank or for any other shorter period that may be specified or approved by the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Change of status

    (2) If an entity associated with a foreign bank holds control of or holds a substantial investment in a Canadian entity and it did so before the foreign bank became a foreign bank and that holding is not permitted by or under this Part, the entity may continue to hold control of, or a substantial investment in, the Canadian entity for a period of six months from the time the foreign bank became a foreign bank or for any other shorter period that may be specified or approved by the Minister.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 517
  • 1997, c. 15, s. 81
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 132
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