Insurance Companies Act
Marginal note:Purchase and redemption of shares
75 (1) Subject to subsection (2) and to its by-laws, a company may, with the consent of the Superintendent, purchase, for the purpose of cancellation, any shares issued by it, or redeem any redeemable shares issued by it at prices not exceeding the redemption price thereof calculated according to a formula stated in its by-laws or the conditions attaching to the shares.
Marginal note:Restrictions on purchase and redemption
(2) A company shall not make any payment to purchase or redeem any shares issued by it if there are reasonable grounds for believing that the company is, or the payment would cause the company to be, in contravention of any regulation referred to in any of subsections 515(1) and (2) and 516(1) and (2) or any direction made pursuant to subsection 515(3) or 516(4).
Marginal note:Donated shares
(3) A company may accept from any shareholder a share of the company surrendered to it as a gift, but may not extinguish or reduce a liability in respect of an amount unpaid on any such share except in accordance with section 79.
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