Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Canada Business Corporations Act

Version of section 262 from 2011-11-29 to 2018-04-30:

Definition of statement

  •  (1) In this section, statement means a statement of intent to dissolve and a statement of revocation of intent to dissolve referred to in section 211.

  • Marginal note:Filing of articles and statements

    (2) Where this Act requires that articles or a statement relating to a corporation be sent to the Director,

    • (a) the articles or the statement shall be signed by a director or an officer of the corporation or, in the case of articles of incorporation, by an incorporator; and

    • (b) on receiving the articles or statement in the form that the Director fixes, any other required documents and the required fees, the Director shall

      • (i) record the date of the filing,

      • (ii) issue the appropriate certificate,

      • (iii) file the certificate and the articles or statement, or a copy, image or photographic, electronic or other reproduction of the certificate and of the articles or statement,

      • (iv) send the certificate, or a copy, image or photographic, electronic or other reproduction of the certificate, to the corporation or its agent or mandatary, and

      • (v) publish a notice of the issuance of the certificate in a publication generally available to the public.

  • Marginal note:Date of certificate

    (3) A certificate referred to in subsection (2) issued by the Director may be dated as of the day the Director receives the articles, statement or court order pursuant to which the certificate is issued or as of any later day specified by the court or person who signed the articles or statement.

  • (4) [Repealed, 1994, c. 24, s. 28]

  • Marginal note:Date of certificate

    (5) Notwithstanding subsection (3), a certificate of discontinuance may be dated as of the day on which the corporation amalgamates pursuant to another Act or is continued.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-44, s. 262
  • 1994, c. 24, s. 28
  • 2001, c. 14, ss. 127, 135(E)
  • 2011, c. 21, s. 71(E)

Date modified: