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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 346 from 2007-04-20 to 2017-12-11:

Marginal note:Auditor’s examination

  •  (1) The auditor of a company shall make such examination as the auditor considers necessary to enable the auditor to report on the annual statement and on other financial statements required by this Act to be placed before the shareholders and policyholders, except such annual statements or parts thereof as relate to the period referred to in subparagraph 331(1)(a)(ii).

  • Marginal note:Auditing standards

    (2) The auditor’s examination referred to in subsection (1) shall, except as otherwise specified by the Superintendent, be conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, the primary source of which is the Handbook of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

  • Marginal note:Reliance on actuary

    (3) An auditor of a company may, in conducting the examination referred to in subsection (1), use the valuation by the actuary of the company, or by any other actuary, of

    • (a) the actuarial and other policy liabilities of the company as at the end of a financial year; and

    • (b) the increase in the actuarial liabilities of the company for a financial year.

  • Marginal note:Actuarial practices

    (4) A valuation by an actuary other than the actuary of the company may be used only if it was done in accordance with generally accepted actuarial practice and with any changes that may have been determined by the Superintendent and by following any additional directions that may have been made by the Superintendent.

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 346
  • 2007, c. 6, s. 214

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