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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 754 from 2003-01-01 to 2007-04-19:


Marginal note:Purchase and redemption of shares

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and to its by-laws, an insurance holding 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) An insurance holding company shall not make any payment to purchase or redeem any shares issued by it if there are reasonable grounds for believing that it is, or the payment would cause it to be, in contravention of a regulation referred to in subsection 992(1) or (2) or a direction made under subsection 992(3).

  • Marginal note:Donated shares

    (3) An insurance holding company may accept from any shareholder a share of the insurance holding 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 757.

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 754
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 465
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