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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 315 from 2006-11-28 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Powers of court

  •  (1) On an application to a court under subsection 313(1) or (2), the court may determine whether any other person is a dissenting offeree who should be joined as a party, and the court shall then fix a fair value for the shares of all dissenting offerees.

  • Marginal note:Appraisers

    (2) A court may in its discretion appoint one or more appraisers to assist the court in fixing a fair value for the shares of a dissenting offeree.

  • Marginal note:Final order

    (3) The final order of a court shall be made against the offeror in favour of each dissenting offeree and for the amount for each dissenting offeree’s shares as fixed by the court.

  • Marginal note:Additional powers of court

    (4) In connection with proceedings under subsection 313(1) or (2), a court may make any order it thinks fit and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may

    • (a) fix the amount of money or other consideration that is deemed to be held in a fiduciary capacity under subsection 311(2) or section 311.1;

    • (b) order that the money or other consideration is to be held in trust by a person other than the offeree company;

    • (c) allow a reasonable rate of interest on the amount payable to each dissenting offeree from the date the dissenting offeree sends the share certificates required under section 310 until the date of payment; or

    • (d) order that any money payable to a shareholder who cannot be found be paid to the Receiver General.

  • Marginal note:Recovery

    (5) If at any time a person establishes an entitlement to any moneys paid to the Receiver General under this section, the Receiver General shall pay an equivalent amount to that person out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

  • 1991, c. 47, s. 315
  • 2005, c. 54, s. 282

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