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Bank Act

Version of section 8 from 2012-12-19 to 2020-10-05:


Marginal note:Significant interest

  •  (1) A person has a significant interest in a class of shares of a bank or a bank holding company if the aggregate of

    • (a) any shares of that class beneficially owned by the person, and

    • (b) any shares of that class beneficially owned by entities controlled by the person

    exceeds 10 per cent of all of the outstanding shares of that class of shares of the bank or bank holding company.

  • Marginal note:Significant interest — membership shares

    (1.1) A person has a significant interest in the membership shares of a federal credit union if the aggregate of membership shares beneficially owned by the person and membership shares beneficially owned by entities controlled by the person exceeds 10 per cent of all of the outstanding membership shares.

  • Marginal note:Increasing significant interest

    (2) A person who has a significant interest in a class of shares of a bank or bank holding company increases that significant interest in the class of shares if the person or any entity controlled by the person

    • (a) acquires beneficial ownership of additional shares of that class, or

    • (b) acquires control of any entity that beneficially owns shares of that class,

    in such number as to increase the percentage of shares of that class that are beneficially owned by the person and by any entities controlled by the person.

  • Marginal note:Increasing significant interest — membership shares

    (3) A person who has a significant interest in the membership shares of a federal credit union increases that significant interest in the membership shares if the person or any entity controlled by the person acquires beneficial ownership of additional membership shares, or acquires control of any entity that beneficially owns membership shares, of the federal credit union in such number as to increase the percentage of membership shares that are beneficially owned by the person and by any entities controlled by the person.

  • 1991, c. 46, s. 8
  • 2001, c. 9, s. 40
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1899
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