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Bank Act

Version of section 58 from 2012-12-19 to 2023-05-17:

Marginal note:Allowed disbursements

  •  (1) Where an order approving the commencement and carrying on of business is not made for a bank, no part of the moneys of the bank shall be used for the payment of incorporation and organization expenses, other than remuneration and costs referred to in section 50, unless the payment has been approved by a special resolution.

  • Marginal note:Application to court to settle disbursements

    (2) If the amount allowed by a special resolution for the payment of any incorporation and organization expenses referred to in subsection (1) is considered insufficient by the directors or if no special resolution for the payment of such expenses is passed, the directors may apply to any court having jurisdiction in the place where the head office of the bank is situated to settle and determine the amounts to be paid out of any moneys of the bank before distribution of the balance to

    • (a) if the bank is not a federal credit union, the shareholders or, if there are no shareholders, to the incorporators; or

    • (b) if the bank is a federal credit union, its members.

  • Marginal note:Notice of application to court

    (3) The directors must, at least 21 days before the date fixed for the hearing of the application referred to in subsection (2), send to the shareholders, incorporators or members, as the case may be, a notice of the application, containing a statement of the amounts that are proposed to be settled and determined by the court.

  • Marginal note:Ratio payable

    (4) In order that the amounts paid and payable under this section may be equitably borne by the shareholders, incorporators or members, as the case may be, the directors must, after the amounts of the payments have been approved by special resolution or settled and determined by a court, fix the proportionate part of the amounts chargeable to each shareholder, incorporator or member as the ratio of the amount paid in by that person to the aggregate of all the amounts paid in by the shareholders, incorporators or members.

  • Marginal note:Return of excess

    (5) After the amounts referred to in this section have been paid, the directors shall pay, with any interest earned, to the shareholders, incorporators or members, the respective balances of the moneys paid in by them, less the amount chargeable to each under subsection (4).

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 58
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1929
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