Marginal note:Aggregate limit
566. A society shall not, and shall not permit its prescribed subsidiaries to,
(a) purchase or otherwise acquire
(i) participating shares of a body corporate, other than those of a permitted entity in which the society has, or by virtue of the acquisition would have, a substantial investment,
(ii) ownership interests in an unincorporated entity, other than ownership interests in a permitted entity in which the society has, or by virtue of the acquisition would have, a substantial investment, or
(iii) interests in real property, or
(b) make an improvement to real property in which the society or any of its prescribed subsidiaries has an interest
if the aggregate value of
(c) all participating shares and ownership interests referred to in subparagraphs (a)(i) and (ii) that are beneficially owned by the society and its prescribed subsidiaries, and
(d) all interests of the society in real property referred to in subparagraph (a)(iii)
exceeds, or the acquisition or the making of the improvement would cause that aggregate value to exceed, an amount determined in accordance with the regulations.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 566;
- 1997, c. 15, s. 296;
- 2001, c. 9, s. 439.
Marginal note:Divestment order
567. (1) The Superintendent may, by order, direct a society to dispose of, within such period as the Superintendent considers reasonable, any loan, investment or interest made or acquired in contravention of this Part.
(a) a society
(i) fails to provide or obtain within a reasonable time the undertakings referred to in section 556, or
(ii) is in default of an undertaking referred to in section 556 and the default is not remedied within ninety days after the day of receipt by the society of a notice from the Superintendent of the default, or
(b) a body corporate referred to in section 556 is in default of an undertaking referred to in section 556 and the default is not remedied within ninety days after the day of receipt by the society of a notice from the Superintendent of the default,
the Superintendent may, by order, require the society, within such period as the Superintendent considers reasonable, to do all things necessary to ensure that the society no longer has a substantial investment in the body corporate to which the undertaking relates.
Marginal note:Deemed temporary investment
568. If a society controls or has a substantial investment in an entity as permitted by this Part and the society becomes aware of a change in the business or affairs of the entity that, if the change had taken place before the acquisition of control or of the substantial investment, would have caused the entity not to be a permitted entity or would have been such that approval for the acquisition would have been required under subsection 554(5), the society is deemed to have acquired, on the day the society becomes aware of the change, a temporary investment in respect of which section 557 applies.
- 1991, c. 47, s. 568;
- 1997, c. 15, s. 297;
- 2001, c. 9, s. 440.
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