Insurance Companies Act
Marginal note:Auditor’s report and extended examination
643 (1) The Superintendent may, in writing, require that the auditor of a foreign company report to the Superintendent on the extent of the auditor’s procedures in the examination of the annual return and may, in writing, require that the auditor enlarge or extend the scope of that examination or direct that any other particular procedure be performed in any particular case, and the auditor shall comply with any such requirement of the Superintendent and report to the Superintendent thereon.
Marginal note:Special examination
(2) In respect of the insurance business in Canada of a foreign company, the Superintendent may, in writing, require that the auditor of the foreign company make a particular examination relating to the adequacy of the procedures adopted by the foreign company for the safety of its creditors and policyholders in Canada, or any other examination as, in the Superintendent’s opinion, the public interest may require, and report to the Superintendent thereon.
(3) In respect of the insurance business in Canada of a foreign company, the Superintendent may direct that a special audit of the foreign company be made if, in the opinion of the Superintendent, it is so required and may appoint for that purpose an accountant or a firm of accountants qualified pursuant to subsection 634(1) to be an auditor of the foreign company.
Marginal note:Expenses payable by foreign company
(4) The expenses entailed by any examination or audit referred to in any of subsections (1) to (3) are payable by the foreign company on being approved in writing by the Superintendent.
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