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Bank Act

Version of section 670 from 2012-03-29 to 2016-06-21:


Marginal note:Sunset provision

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (4), bank holding companies shall not carry on business after the day that is the fifth anniversary of the day on which this section comes into force.

  • Marginal note:Extension

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by order, extend by up to six months the time during which bank holding companies may continue to carry on business. No more than one order may be made under this subsection.

  • Marginal note:Order not a regulation

    (3) The order is not a regulation for the purposes of the Statutory Instruments Act. However, it shall be published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) If Parliament dissolves on the fifth anniversary of the day on which this section comes into force, on any day within the six-month period before that anniversary or on any day within an extension under subsection (2), bank holding companies may continue to carry on business until the end of 180 days after the first day of the first session of the next Parliament.

  • 1999, c. 28, s. 65
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 183
  • 2006, c. 4, s. 199.1
  • 2007, c. 6, s. 105
  • 2012, c. 5, s. 77
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