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Bank Act

Version of section 806 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-04-26:

Marginal note:Shareholder approval

  •  (1) The directors of each applicant shall submit an amalgamation agreement for approval to a meeting of the holders of shares of the applicant body corporate of which they are directors and, subject to subsection (3), to the holders of each class or series of such shares.

  • Marginal note:Right to vote

    (2) Each share of an applicant carries the right to vote in respect of an amalgamation whether or not it otherwise carries the right to vote.

  • Marginal note:Class vote

    (3) The holders of shares of a class or series of shares of an applicant are entitled to vote separately as a class or series in respect of an amalgamation if the amalgamation agreement contains a provision that, if contained in a proposed amendment to the by-laws or incorporating instrument of the applicant, would entitle those holders to vote separately as a class or series.

  • Marginal note:Special resolution

    (4) Subject to subsection (3), an amalgamation agreement is approved when the shareholders of each applicant that is a body corporate have approved the amalgamation by special resolution.

  • Marginal note:Termination

    (5) An amalgamation agreement may provide that, at any time before the issue of letters patent of amalgamation, the agreement may be terminated by the directors of an applicant notwithstanding that the agreement has been approved by the shareholders of all or any of the applicant bodies corporate.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 183

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