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Bank Act

Version of section 706 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-04-26:


Marginal note:Shares in series

  •  (1) The by-laws of a bank holding company made pursuant to section 705 may authorize the issue of any class of shares in one or more series and may authorize the directors of the bank holding company to fix the maximum number, if any, of shares in each series and to determine the designation, rights, privileges, restrictions and conditions attaching to the shares of each series, subject to the limitations set out in the by-laws.

  • Marginal note:Series participation

    (2) If any cumulative dividend or amounts payable on return of capital in respect of a series of shares are not paid in full, the shares of all series of the same class participate rateably in respect of accumulated dividends and return of capital.

  • Marginal note:Voting rights

    (3) Where voting rights are attached to any series of a class of shares, the shares of every other series of that class shall have the same voting rights.

  • Marginal note:Restriction on series

    (4) No rights, privileges, restrictions or conditions attached to a series of shares authorized under this section confer on the series a priority in respect of dividends or return of capital over any other series of shares of the same class that are then outstanding.

  • Marginal note:Material to Superintendent

    (5) Before the issue of shares of a series of shares authorized under this section, the directors shall send to the Superintendent a copy of the by-law authorizing the directors to fix the rights, privileges, restrictions and conditions of those shares and shall provide the Superintendent with particulars of the proposed series of shares.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 183
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