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Canada Business Corporations Act

Version of section 252.5 from 2018-05-01 to 2024-02-20:


Marginal note:Creation of information in writing

  •  (1) A requirement under this Act or the regulations that a notice, document or other information be created in writing is satisfied by the creation of an electronic document if, in addition to the conditions in section 252.4,

    • (a) the information in the electronic document is accessible so as to be usable for subsequent reference; and

    • (b) the regulations pertaining to this subsection, if any, have been complied with.

  • Marginal note:Provision of information in writing

    (2) A requirement under this Act or the regulations that a notice, document or other information be provided in writing is satisfied by the provision of an electronic document if, in addition to the conditions set out in section 252.4,

    • (a) the information in the electronic document is accessible by the addressee and capable of being retained by the addressee, so as to be usable for subsequent reference; and

    • (b) the regulations pertaining to this subsection, if any, have been complied with.

  • Marginal note:Copies

    (3) A requirement under this Act or the regulations for one or more copies of a document to be provided to a single addressee at the same time is satisfied by the provision of a single version of the electronic document.

  • Marginal note:Registered mail

    (4) A requirement under this Act or the regulations to provide a document by registered mail is not satisfied by the sending of an electronic document unless prescribed.

  • 2001, c. 14, s. 121
  • 2018, c. 8, s. 35(F)

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