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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 344 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-11-27:

Marginal note:Statement of auditor

  •  (1) An auditor of a company who

    • (a) resigns,

    • (b) receives a notice or otherwise learns of a meeting of shareholders and policyholders called for the purpose of revoking the appointment of the auditor, or

    • (c) receives a notice or otherwise learns of a meeting of directors or shareholders and policyholders at which another person is to be appointed in the auditor’s stead, whether because of the auditor’s resignation or revocation of appointment or because the auditor’s term of office has expired or is about to expire,

    shall submit to the company and the Superintendent a written statement giving the reasons for the resignation or the reasons why the auditor opposes any proposed action.

  • Marginal note:Statement to be sent to shareholders and policyholders

    (2) Where a company receives a written statement referred to in subsection (1) that relates to a resignation as a result of a disagreement with the directors or officers of the company or that relates to a matter referred to in paragraph (1)(b) or (c), the company shall forthwith send a copy of the statement to each shareholder who is entitled to vote at the annual meeting of shareholders and policyholders and to each policyholder who is entitled pursuant to paragraph 143(1)(b) to receive notice of an annual meeting of shareholders and policyholders.

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