Marginal note:Confidential information
636 (1) Subject to sections 638 and 639, all information regarding the business or affairs of a bank or a foreign bank, or regarding a person dealing with a bank or a foreign bank, that is obtained by the Superintendent, or by any person acting under the direction of the Superintendent, as a result of the administration or enforcement of any Act of Parliament, and all information prepared from that information, is confidential and shall be treated accordingly.
Marginal note:Disclosure permitted
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) prevents the Superintendent from disclosing any information
(a) to any government agency or body that regulates or supervises financial institutions, for purposes related to that regulation or supervision,
(a.01) to any other agency or body that regulates or supervises financial institutions, for purposes related to that regulation or supervision,
(a.1) to the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation for purposes related to its operation, and
(b) to the Deputy Minister of Finance or any officer of the Department of Finance authorized in writing by the Deputy Minister of Finance or to the Governor of the Bank of Canada or any officer of the Bank of Canada authorized in writing by the Governor of the Bank of Canada, for the purposes of policy analysis related to the regulation of financial institutions,
if the Superintendent is satisfied that the information will be treated as confidential by the agency, body or person to whom it is disclosed.
- 1999, c. 28, s. 41
- 2001, c. 9, s. 174
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