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Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-36)

Act current to 2020-11-02 and last amended on 2019-11-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Court to appoint monitor

  •  (1) When an order is made on the initial application in respect of a debtor company, the court shall at the same time appoint a person to monitor the business and financial affairs of the company. The person so appointed must be a trustee, within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

  • Marginal note:Restrictions on who may be monitor

    (2) Except with the permission of the court and on any conditions that the court may impose, no trustee may be appointed as monitor in relation to a company

    • (a) if the trustee is or, at any time during the two preceding years, was

      • (i) a director, an officer or an employee of the company,

      • (ii) related to the company or to any director or officer of the company, or

      • (iii) the auditor, accountant or legal counsel, or a partner or an employee of the auditor, accountant or legal counsel, of the company; or

    • (b) if the trustee is

      • (i) the trustee under a trust indenture issued by the company or any person related to the company, or the holder of a power of attorney under an act constituting a hypothec within the meaning of the Civil Code of Quebec that is granted by the company or any person related to the company, or

      • (ii) related to the trustee, or the holder of a power of attorney, referred to in subparagraph (i).

  • Marginal note:Court may replace monitor

    (3) On application by a creditor of the company, the court may, if it considers it appropriate in the circumstances, replace the monitor by appointing another trustee, within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, to monitor the business and financial affairs of the company.

  • 1997, c. 12, s. 124
  • 2005, c. 47, s. 129
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