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Bank Act

Version of section 733 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-11-27:

Marginal note:Refusal of proposal

  •  (1) If a bank holding company refuses to attach a proposal to a notice of a meeting, the bank holding company shall, within ten days after receiving the proposal, notify the shareholder submitting the proposal of its intention to not attach the proposal to the notice of the meeting and send to the shareholder a statement of the reasons for the refusal.

  • Marginal note:Appeal to court

    (2) On the application of a shareholder claiming to be aggrieved by a bank holding company’s refusal under subsection (1), a court may restrain the holding of the meeting at which the proposal is sought to be presented and make any further order it thinks fit.

  • Marginal note:Appeal to court

    (3) A bank holding company or any person claiming to be aggrieved by a proposal may apply to a court for an order permitting the bank holding company to not attach the proposal to the notice of a meeting, and the court, if it is satisfied that subsection 732(5) applies, may make such order as it thinks fit.

  • Marginal note:Notice to Superintendent

    (4) An applicant under subsection (2) or (3) shall give the Superintendent written notice of the application and the Superintendent may appear and be heard at the hearing of the application in person or by counsel.

  • 2001, c. 9, s. 183

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