Marginal note:Suspension of voting rights held by governments
914 (1) Despite section 737, no person shall, in person or by proxy, exercise any voting rights attached to any share of a bank holding company that is beneficially owned by
(a) Her Majesty in right of Canada or of a province or any agency of Her Majesty in either of those rights; or
(b) the government of a foreign country or any political subdivision thereof, or any agency thereof.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a foreign bank, or to a foreign institution, that is controlled by the government of a foreign country or any political subdivision of a foreign country, or by any agent or agency of a foreign government, if the share referred to in subsection (1) is beneficially owned by the foreign bank or foreign institution or by an entity controlled by the foreign bank or foreign institution.
Marginal note:Exception — eligible agent
(3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of the exercise of voting rights attached to any share referred to in subsection 913(3).
- 2001, c. 9, s. 183
- 2012, c. 5, s. 100, c. 19, s. 338
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