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Regulatory Capital (Cooperative Credit Associations) Regulations (SOR/92-528)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28

Regulatory Capital (Cooperative Credit Associations) Regulations

SOR/92-528

COOPERATIVE CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS ACT

Registration 1992-08-31

Regulations Defining the Regulatory Capital of an Association

P.C. 1992-1847  1992-08-27

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to the definition regulatory capital in section 2 and section 463 of the Cooperative Credit Associations ActFootnote *, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Regulations defining the regulatory capital of an association.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Regulatory Capital (Cooperative Credit Associations) Regulations.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations,

Act

Act means the Cooperative Credit Associations Act; (Loi)

designated entity

designated entity means an entity other than

  • (a) an insurance company,

  • (b) a securities dealer, or

  • (c) an entity controlled by an insurance company or securities dealer; (entité désignée)

insurance company

insurance company means an insurance company that is incorporated by or under the laws of Canada or of a province; (société d’assurances)

minority interest

minority interest means an equity interest, in an entity that is controlled by an association, that is held by a person other than

  • (a) the association, or

  • (b) an entity controlled by the association; (participation minoritaire)

securities dealer

securities dealer means an entity described in paragraph (g) of the definition financial institution in section 2 of the Act. (négociant en valeurs mobilières)

  • SOR/2001-422, s. 1

Regulatory Capital

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 4, the regulatory capital of an association, at a particular time, is the aggregate of the amounts of

    • (a) members’ equity and shareholders’ equity,

    • (b) minority interests, and

    • (c) subordinated indebtedness

    that would be reported in the financial statements of the association prepared as at that time in accordance with the accounting principles and specifications of the Superintendent referred to in subsection 292(4) of the Act, less the amount of goodwill that would be included in those financial statements.

  • (2) In calculating the amount of regulatory capital under subsection (1), an amount may be included in respect of a security only if

    • (a) the security is, by its terms, subordinate in right of payment to all deposit liabilities and all other liabilities of the entity that issued the security other than liabilities that, by their terms, rank equally with, or are subordinate to, that security;

    • (b) the security is issued and fully paidup; and

    • (c) in respect of subordinated indebtedness or a preferred share, the security

      • (i) has an initial minimum term of five years or more or has no term, and

      • (ii) cannot be redeemed or purchased for cancellation in the first five years after it is issued.

  • SOR/94-63, s. 2
  •  (1) For the purposes of sections 401 and 402 of the Act, the regulatory capital of an association is the amount determined under section 3, less the aggregate of

    • (a) all amounts each of which is the amount of shareholders’ equity and subordinated indebtedness of an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, or of an entity controlled by an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, that is included in the amount of regulatory capital of the association determined under section 3,

    • (b) all amounts each of which is the amount of investments, other than shareholders’ equity or subordinated indebtedness referred to in paragraph (a), of the association or a designated entity controlled by the association in an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, or in an entity controlled by an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, if the investments are part of the capital of the insurance company or securities dealer,

    • (c) all amounts each of which is the amount of loans, other than subordinated indebtedness referred to in paragraph (a), made by the association or by a designated entity controlled by the association to an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, or to an entity controlled by an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, if the loans are part of the capital of the insurance company or securities dealer, and

    • (d) all amounts each of which is the amount of a minority interest in an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, or in an entity controlled by an insurance company or securities dealer controlled by the association, that is included in the amount of regulatory capital of the association determined under section 3.

  • (2) For the purposes of paragraphs (1)(b) and (c), capital means

    • (a) in respect of an insurance company to which the Insurance Companies Act applies, regulatory capital within the meaning of the Regulatory Capital (Insurance Companies) Regulations; and

    • (b) in respect of any other insurance company or a securities dealer, an amount that would be treated as capital by a regulatory body that regulates the insurance company or securities dealer.

  • SOR/2001-422, s. 2

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