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Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

Version of section 3 from 2011-10-17 to 2017-12-30:

Marginal note:Application of Act

  •  (1) This Act applies to every corporation and, to the extent provided for in Part 19, to bodies corporate without share capital incorporated by a special Act of Parliament.

  • Marginal note:Certain Acts do not apply

    (2) The following do not apply to a corporation:

  • Marginal note:Limitations on business that may be carried on

    (3) No corporation shall carry on the business of

  • Marginal note:Limitation — granting degrees or regulating activities

    (4) Incorporation or continuance under this Act does not confer any authority on a corporation to carry on activities as a degree-granting educational institution or to regulate any activity, including a profession or trade.

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