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Bank Act

Version of section 71 from 2012-12-19 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Purchase and redemption of shares and membership shares

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and to its by-laws, a bank may, with the consent of the Superintendent, purchase, for the purpose of cancellation, any shares or membership shares issued by it, or redeem any redeemable shares or membership shares issued by it at prices not exceeding the redemption price for the shares or membership shares calculated according to a formula stated in its by-laws or the conditions attaching to the shares or membership shares.

  • Marginal note:Restrictions on purchase and redemption

    (2) A bank must not make any payment to purchase or redeem any shares or membership shares issued by it if there are reasonable grounds for believing that the bank is, or the payment would cause the bank to be, in contravention of any regulation referred to in subsection 485(1) or (2) or any direction made under subsection 485(3).

  • Marginal note:Donated shares and membership shares

    (3) A bank may accept from any shareholder or member a share or membership share, as the case may be, of the bank surrendered to it as a gift, but may not extinguish or reduce a liability in respect of an amount unpaid on any such share or membership share except in accordance with section 75.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 71
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1937

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