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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 164 from 2006-11-28 to 2022-09-11:


Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Division.

intermediary

intermediary means a person who holds a security on behalf of another person who is not the registered holder of the security, and includes

  • (a) a securities broker or dealer required to be registered to trade or deal in securities under the laws of any jurisdiction;

  • (b) a securities depositary;

  • (c) a financial institution;

  • (d) in relation to a clearing agency, a securities dealer, trust company, association within the meaning of section 2 of the Cooperative Credit Associations Act, bank or other person, including another clearing agency, on whose behalf the clearing agency or its nominee holds securities of an issuer;

  • (e) a trustee or administrator of a self-administered retirement savings plan, retirement income fund or education savings plan or another similar self-administered savings or investment plan registered under the Income Tax Act;

  • (f) a nominee of a person referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (e); and

  • (g) a person who performs functions similar to those performed by a person referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (e) and holds a security registered in their name, or in the name of their nominee, on behalf of another person who is not the registered holder of the security. (intermédiaire)

registrant

registrant[Repealed, 2005, c. 54, s. 239]

solicit

solicit or solicitation includes

  • (a) a request for a proxy, whether or not accompanied by or included in a form of proxy,

  • (b) a request to execute or not to execute a form of proxy or to revoke a proxy,

  • (c) the sending of a form of proxy or other communication to a shareholder or policyholder under circumstances reasonably calculated to result in the procurement, withholding or revocation of a proxy, and

  • (d) the sending of a form of proxy to a shareholder or a policyholder under section 164.03,

but does not include

  • (e) the sending of a form of proxy in response to an unsolicited request made by or on behalf of a shareholder or policyholder,

  • (f) the performance of administrative acts or professional services on behalf of a person soliciting a proxy,

  • (g) the sending by a registrant of the documents referred to in section 164.06, or

  • (h) a solicitation by a person in respect of shares of which that person is the beneficial owner. (sollicitation)

solicitation by or on behalf of the management of a company

solicitation by or on behalf of the management of a company means a solicitation by any person pursuant to a resolution or instruction of, or with the acquiescence of, the directors or a committee of the directors of the company. (sollicitation effectuée par la direction d’une société ou pour son compte)

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 164
  • 1997, c. 15, s. 197
  • 2005, c. 54, s. 239
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