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Canada Education Savings Regulations

Version of section 17 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-12-06:

  •  (1) The transfer of an amount in a CLB account of an RESP to the CLB account of another RESP is an eligible transfer if

    • (a) both CLB accounts are in respect of the same beneficiary;

    • (b) the receiving RESP complies with the conditions for registration set out in subsection 146.1(2) of the Income Tax Act that apply in respect of education savings plans entered into on January 1, 1999; and

    • (c) at the time of the transfer, the receiving RESP has only one beneficiary or, where there is more than one, every beneficiary is a brother or sister of every other beneficiary.

  • (2) If an amount held in connection with a CLB account is transferred to another RESP, the amount that has been transferred is, at the time of the transfer,

    • (a) debited from the CLB account of the transferring RESP; and

    • (b) credited to the CLB account of the receiving RESP.

  • (3) The amount of a CLB that is transferred from an RESP is considered to have been paid to the trustee under the receiving RESP.

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