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Bank Act

Version of section 363 from 2012-12-19 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Limitations on liability

  •  (1) Despite the dissolution of a bank, a shareholder, member or incorporator to whom any of its property has been distributed is liable to any person claiming under subsection 362(1) to the extent of the amount received by that shareholder, member or incorporator on the distribution.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (2) An action to enforce liability under subsection (1) may not be commenced except within two years after the date of the dissolution of the bank.

  • Marginal note:Action against class

    (3) A court may order an action referred to in subsections (1) and (2) to be brought against the persons who were shareholders, members or incorporators as a class, subject to any conditions that the court thinks fit.

  • Marginal note:Reference

    (4) If the plaintiff establishes a claim in an action under subsection (3), the court may refer the proceedings to a referee or other officer of the court who may

    • (a) add as a party to the proceedings each person found by the plaintiff to have been a shareholder, member or incorporator;

    • (b) determine, subject to subsection (1), the amount that each person who was a shareholder, member or incorporator must contribute towards satisfaction of the plaintiff’s claim; and

    • (c) direct payment of the amounts so determined.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 363
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 2047

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