Sales or Trades (Authorized Foreign Banks) Regulations
P.C. 2000-131 2000-02-10
Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to paragraphs 540(4)(b)Footnote a and (5)(b)Footnote a and subsection 540(6)Footnote a of the Bank ActFootnote b, hereby makes the annexed Sales or Trades (Authorized Foreign Banks) Regulations.
Prescribed Classes of Entities
2 For the purposes of paragraphs 540(4)(b) and (5)(b) of the Act and these Regulations, the prescribed classes of entities are all the classes of entities made up of any of the entities referred to in subparagraphs 540(4)(a)(i) and (ii) of the Act.
Conditions of Sales or Trades of Financial Instruments, Securities and Bills of Exchange
3 The financial instruments referred to in paragraph 540(4)(b) of the Act and the securities and bills of exchange referred to in paragraph 540(5)(b) of the Act may be sold to an entity within a class of entities prescribed by section 2 or traded with such an entity on condition that
(a) they are sold or traded in denominations of $150,000 or more; and
(b) the seller or trader, as the case may be, in writing notifies the entity to which it sells or with which it trades the financial instruments, securities or bills of exchange that
(i) the authorized foreign bank that issued the financial instruments, guaranteed the securities or accepted the bills of exchange, as the case may be, is not a member institution within the meaning of section 2 of the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, and
(ii) the financial instruments, securities or bills of exchange, as the case may be, may only be sold to or traded with an entity that is within a class of entities prescribed by section 2.
Coming into Force
4 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
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