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Bank Act

Version of section 381 from 2012-12-19 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Exception — small holdings

 Despite section 379, if, as a result of a transfer or issue of shares of a class of shares, or of membership shares, of a bank to a person, other than an eligible agent, the total number of shares of that class registered in the securities register of the bank, or the total number of membership shares registered in the members register of the bank, as the case may be, in the name of that person would not exceed 5,000 and would not exceed 0.1% of the outstanding shares of that class or of the outstanding membership shares, as the case may be, the bank is entitled to assume that no person is acquiring or increasing a significant interest in that class of shares or in membership shares of the bank as a result of that issue or transfer of shares or membership shares.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 381
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 98
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 2062
  • 2012, c. 31, ss. 110, 154

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