Insurance Companies Act
Marginal note:Where director must abstain
212 (1) Where subsection 211(1) applies to a director in respect of a contract, the director shall not be present at any meeting of directors while the contract is being considered at the meeting or vote on any resolution to approve the contract unless the contract is
(a) an arrangement by way of security for money lent to or obligations undertaken by the director for the benefit of the company or a subsidiary of the company;
(b) a contract relating primarily to the director’s remuneration as a director or an officer, employee or agent of the company or a subsidiary of the company or an entity controlled by the company or an entity in which the company has a substantial investment;
(c) a contract for indemnity under section 221 or for insurance under section 222; or
(d) a contract with an affiliate of the company.
(2) Any director who knowingly contravenes subsection (1) ceases to hold office as director and is not eligible, for a period of five years after the date on which the contravention occurred, for election or appointment as a director of any financial institution that is incorporated or formed by or under an Act of Parliament.
Marginal note:Validity of acts
(3) An act of the board of directors of a company or of a committee of the board of directors is not invalid because a person acting as a director had ceased under subsection (2) to hold office as a director.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 212
- 1997, c. 15, s. 213
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