Marginal note:Annual financial statement
308 (1) The directors of a bank must place before the shareholders or members, as the case may be, at every annual meeting
(a) a comparative annual financial statement (in this Act referred to as an “annual statement”) relating separately to
(i) the financial year immediately preceding the meeting, and
(ii) the financial year, if any, immediately preceding the financial year referred to in subparagraph (i);
(b) the report of the auditor or auditors of the bank; and
(c) any further information respecting the financial position of the bank and the results of its operations required by the by-laws of the bank to be placed before the shareholders or members at the annual meeting.
Marginal note:Annual statement — contents
(2) With respect to each of the financial years to which it relates, the annual statement of a bank must contain the prescribed statements and any information that is in the opinion of the directors necessary to present fairly, in accordance with the accounting principles referred to in subsection (4), the financial position of the bank as at the end of the financial year to which it relates and the results of the operations and changes in the financial position of the bank for that financial year.
Marginal note:Additional information
(3) A bank shall include with its annual statement
(a) a list of the subsidiaries of the bank, other than subsidiaries that are not required to be listed by the regulations and subsidiaries acquired pursuant to section 472 or pursuant to a realization of security in accordance with section 473 and which the bank would not otherwise be permitted to hold, showing, with respect to each subsidiary,
(i) its name and the address of its head or principal office,
(ii) the book value of the aggregate of any shares of the subsidiary beneficially owned by the bank and by other subsidiaries of the bank, and
(iii) the percentage of the voting rights attached to all the outstanding voting shares of the subsidiary that is carried by the aggregate of any voting shares of the subsidiary beneficially owned by the bank and by other subsidiaries of the bank;
(a.1) in the case of a federal credit union, a statement that sets out
(i) the number of its members at the end of the financial year,
(ii) the percentage of financial services that during the financial year were transacted with members on the basis of the gross revenue of the federal credit union for the financial year,
(iii) the percentage of its members who are natural persons at the end of the financial year, and
(iv) whether the federal credit union was organized and carrying on business on a cooperative basis at the end of the financial year in accordance with section 12.1; and
(b) such other information as the Governor in Council may, by order, require in such form as may be prescribed.
Marginal note:Accounting principles
(4) The financial statements referred to in subsection (1), paragraph (3)(b) and subsection 310(1) shall, except as otherwise specified by the Superintendent, be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, the primary source of which is the Handbook of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. A reference in any provision of this Act to the accounting principles referred to in this subsection shall be construed as a reference to those generally accepted accounting principles with any specifications so made.
(5) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting subsidiaries that are not required to be listed for the purposes of paragraph (3)(a).
- 1991, c. 46, s. 308
- 1997, c. 15, s. 33
- 2001, c. 9, s. 92
- 2005, c. 54, s. 69
- 2010, c. 12, s. 2018
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