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Version of section 173 from 2012-12-19 to 2019-07-01:


Marginal note:Removal of director

  •  (1) Subject to paragraph 168(1)(g), the shareholders of a bank that is not a federal credit union may by resolution at a special meeting of shareholders remove any director or all the directors from office.

  • Marginal note:Removal of director — federal credit union

    (1.1) A director of a federal credit union may be removed from office by resolution at a special meeting of the persons who are entitled to vote in the election of that director.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Where the holders of any class or series of shares of a bank have the exclusive right to elect one or more directors, a director so elected may be removed only by a resolution at a meeting of the shareholders of that class or series.

  • Marginal note:Exception — members

    (2.1) If members of a federal credit union have the exclusive right to elect one or more directors, a director so elected may be removed only by a resolution of the members having that right.

  • Marginal note:Vacancy by removal

    (3) Subject to paragraphs 168(1)(b) to (e), a vacancy created by the removal of a director may be filled at the meeting of the shareholders or members, as the case may be, at which the director is removed or, if not so filled, may be filled under section 177 or 178.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 173
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1976
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