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Bank Act

Version of section 552 from 2022-06-30 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Restriction on charges to borrowers

  •  (1) Subject to any regulations made under subsection (2), an authorized foreign bank that has obtained insurance or a guarantee against default on a loan made in Canada on the security of residential property shall not charge a borrower an amount for the insurance or guarantee that exceeds the actual cost to the authorized foreign bank of the insurance or guarantee.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) respecting the determination of the actual cost to an authorized foreign bank for the purposes of subsection (1);

    • (b) respecting the circumstances in which an authorized foreign bank is exempt from the application of subsection (1);

    • (c) respecting, in relation to insurance or a guarantee against default on a loan made by an authorized foreign bank in Canada on the security of residential property,

      • (i) the arrangements into which the authorized foreign bank, its representatives and its employees may or may not enter, and

      • (ii) the payments or benefits that the authorized foreign bank, its representatives and its employees may or may not accept from an insurer or the insurer’s affiliates; and

    • (d) respecting any other matters necessary to carry out the purposes of subsection (1).

  • (3) [Repealed, 2018, c. 27, s. 326]

  • 1999, c. 28, s. 35
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 146
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 273
  • 2012, c. 5, s. 62(E)
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 326

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