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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 351 from 2006-04-27 to 2021-05-04:


Marginal note:Report to officers

  •  (1) It is the duty of the auditor of a company to report in writing to the chief executive officer and chief financial officer of the company any transactions or conditions that have come to the auditor’s attention affecting the well-being of the company that in the auditor’s opinion are not satisfactory and require rectification and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, the auditor shall, as occasion requires, make a report to those officers in respect of

    • (a) transactions of the company that have come to the auditor’s attention and that in the auditor’s opinion have not been within the powers of the company, and

    • (b) in the case of a life company, loans owing to the company by any person the aggregate amount of which exceeds 0.5 per cent of the regulatory capital of the company and in respect of which, in the auditor’s opinion, loss to the company is likely to occur,

    but when a report required under paragraph (b) has been made in respect of loans to any person, it is not necessary to report again in respect of loans to that person unless, in the opinion of the auditor, the amount of the loss likely to occur has increased.

  • Marginal note:Transmission of report

    (2) Where the auditor of a company makes a report under subsection (1),

    • (a) the auditor shall transmit the report, in writing, to the chief executive officer, chief financial officer and the actuary of the company;

    • (b) the report shall be presented to the first meeting of the directors following its receipt;

    • (c) the report shall be incorporated in the minutes of that meeting; and

    • (d) the auditor shall, at the time of transmitting the report to the chief executive officer and chief financial officer, provide the audit committee of the company and the Superintendent with a copy.

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 351
  • 2005, c. 54, s. 289
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