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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 186 from 2006-04-27 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Vacancy among shareholders’ or policyholders’ directors

 Notwithstanding section 192 but subject to sections 184 and 187, where a company has shareholders’ directors and policyholders’ directors and a vacancy occurs among those directors,

  • (a) the remaining shareholders’ directors or policyholders’ directors, as the case may be, may fill the vacancy except one resulting from an increase in the number or the minimum or maximum number — or from a failure to elect the number or minimum number — of shareholders’ directors or policyholders’ directors provided for in the by-laws;

  • (b) if there are no such remaining directors and, by reason of the vacancy, the number of directors or the composition of the board of directors fails to meet any of the requirements of section 167, subsection 171(1), section 172 and subsection 173(4), the other directors may fill that vacancy; and

  • (c) if there are no such remaining directors and paragraph (b) does not apply, any shareholder or policyholder entitled to vote may call a meeting of shareholders or policyholders for the purpose of filling the vacancy.

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 186
  • 2005, c. 54, s. 248

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