Insurance Companies Act
Marginal note:Mandatory solicitation
164.03 (1) Subject to subsection 144(2) and subsection (2), the management of a company shall, at the same time as they send notice of a meeting of shareholders and policyholders, send a form of proxy in prescribed form to each shareholder entitled to receive notice of the meeting and to each policyholder entitled to receive notice of the meeting under section 143.
(2) If a company has fewer than fifteen shareholders, the management of the company is not required to send a form of proxy to the shareholders under subsection (1). For the purpose of this subsection, two or more joint shareholders are counted as one shareholder.
Marginal note:Optional solicitation
(3) The management of a company may send forms of proxy referred to in subsection (1) to policyholders who are entitled to vote at the meeting but not entitled to receive notice of the meeting under section 143, if the management
(a) sends forms of proxy referred to in that subsection to all policyholders who are entitled to vote at the meeting but not entitled to receive notice of the meeting under that section; and
(b) at the same time sends to each of the policyholders referred to in paragraph (a) a notice of the meeting as if those policyholders were persons entitled under that subsection to notice of the meeting.
Marginal note:Deeming rule for other provisions
(4) For the purposes of this Act other than this section, if notices of a meeting are sent to policyholders under paragraph (3)(b), those policyholders are deemed to have been entitled under paragraph 143(1)(b) to receive notice of the meeting.
- 1997, c. 15, s. 197
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