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Canadian Payments Association By-law No. 6 — Compliance (SOR/2003-347)

Regulations are current to 2020-12-28 and last amended on 2015-08-01. Previous Versions

Compliance Report (continued)

Marginal note:Time limit

 The President or compliance panel, as the case may be, shall give the compliance report to the parties within 30 days after the day on which the investigation has concluded.

  • SOR/2010-43, s. 84

Enforcement and Collection

Marginal note:Time limit

  •  (1) Any amount to be paid by a member under subsection 16(1) or section 17 is due and payable within 30 days after the day on which the compliance report is given to the member.

  • Marginal note:Interest

    (2) If a member does not pay the amount within the 30-day period, the member shall pay interest calculated in accordance with subsection (3).

  • Marginal note:Calculations

    (3) The interest is equal to an amount calculated in accordance with the formula

    A × B × C

    where

    A
    is the amount to be paid under subsection (1);
    B
    is the weighted average of the minimum interest rate that the Bank of Canada is prepared to charge in respect of an advance, as made public in accordance with the Bank of Canada Act, converted to a daily rate that is based on 365 days, for the period beginning on the day on which the compliance report is given to the member and ending on the day on which the amount referred to in the description of A is paid (in this subsection referred to as the interest period); and
    C
    is the number of days in the interest period.
  • Marginal note:Amount owing added to membership dues

    (4) Any amount to be paid by the member that is not paid within the 30-day period, together with the interest calculated under subsection (3), shall be added to the following year’s annual dues of that member.

  • SOR/2010-43, s. 85

Marginal note:General revenue

 The amount of any penalty or interest paid or expenses recovered under this By-law accrues to the general revenue of the Association.

  • SOR/2010-43, s. 86

Marginal note:Register

  •  (1) Every compliance report and every decision or order of the Board referred to in subsection 7(9) shall be filed with the Association and recorded in a register maintained by the secretary.

  • Marginal note:Consultation

    (2) The register may be consulted by any member or non-member on request to the secretary.

Reinstatement of Rights

Marginal note:Reinstatement

 The President or compliance panel, as the case may be, shall reinstate the rights of a member that have been suspended under subparagraph 16(1)(d) if the member applies for reinstatement and the conditions for reinstatement referred to in that paragraph have been met.

  • SOR/2010-43, s. 87

Notices and Documents

Marginal note:Method of giving notices

  •  (1) Any notice to be given under this by-law is sufficiently given if it is given by personal delivery, transmitted by facsimile or electronic mail, or sent by registered mail (except during periods of actual or threatened interruption of normal postal service because of labour disturbance) addressed to the intended recipient at the recipient’s address as recorded on the membership list or in the records of the Association.

  • Marginal note:Delivered notice

    (2) A notice given by personal delivery is considered to have been given on the day it is delivered.

  • Marginal note:Mailed notice

    (3) A notice sent by registered mail is considered to have been given on the fifth day after it was mailed.

  • Marginal note:Notices sent by other means

    (4) A notice transmitted by facsimile or electronic mail is considered to have been given on the day it is transmitted.

  • Marginal note:Change of address

    (5) The secretary may change or cause to be changed in the records of the Association the address of any member, director, officer, auditor or member of a committee of the Board in accordance with any reliable information.

  • Marginal note:Notice of change of address

    (6) Members shall inform the secretary of any change in their address.

  • SOR/2015-185, s. 27

Marginal note:Association

 Any document given to the Association because the Association is a party to an investigation shall be delivered or given to the secretary.

Exclusion of Liability

Marginal note:Exclusion of liability

 Neither the Association, nor a director, the President or a member of a compliance panel is liable for any loss or damage suffered by a member for anything done or omitted to be done honestly and in good faith in the administration or discharge of any powers or duties that under this By-law are intended or authorized to be executed or performed.

  • SOR/2010-43, s. 88

Marginal note:Indemnity

 The Association shall indemnify a member of a compliance panel or former member of a compliance panel and his or her heirs and legal representatives, against all costs, charges and expenses — including an amount paid to settle an action or to satisfy a judgment — reasonably incurred by him or her in respect of any civil, criminal or administrative action or proceeding to which he or she was made a party by reason of being or having been a member of a compliance panel, if

  • (a) the member or former member acted honestly and in good faith; and

  • (b) in the case of a criminal or administrative action or proceeding that is enforced by a monetary penalty, the member or former member had reasonable grounds for believing that his or her conduct was lawful.

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 This By-law comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

 
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