471. Nothing in this Part requires
(a) the termination of a loan made before February 7, 2001;
(b) the termination of a loan made after that date as a result of a commitment made before that date;
(c) the disposal of an investment made before that date; or
(d) the disposal of an investment made after that date as a result of a commitment made before that date.
But if the loan or investment would be precluded or limited by this Part, the amount of the loan or investment may not, except as provided in subsections 456(2), 457(3) and 458(3), be increased after that date.
- 1991, c. 45, s. 471;
- 2001, c. 9, s. 550.
472. A loan or investment referred to in section 471 is deemed not to be prohibited by the provisions of this Part.
ADEQUACY OF CAPITAL AND LIQUIDITY
Marginal note:Adequacy of capital and liquidity
473. (1) A company shall, in relation to its operations, maintain
(a) adequate capital, and
(b) adequate and appropriate forms of liquidity,
and shall comply with any regulations in relation thereto.
Marginal note:Regulations and guidelines
(2) The Governor in Council may make regulations and the Superintendent may make guidelines respecting the maintenance by companies of adequate capital and adequate and appropriate forms of liquidity.
(3) Notwithstanding that a company is complying with regulations or guidelines made under subsection (2), the Superintendent may, by order, direct the company
(a) to increase its capital; or
(b) to provide additional liquidity in such forms and amounts as the Superintendent may require.
(4) A company shall comply with an order made under subsection (3) within such time as the Superintendent specifies therein.
Marginal note:Notice of value
(5) Where an appraisal of any asset held by a company or any of its subsidiaries has been made by the Superintendent and the value determined by the Superintendent to be the appropriate value of the asset varies materially from the value placed by the company or subsidiary on the asset, the Superintendent shall send to the company, the auditor of the company and the audit committee of the company a written notice of the appropriate value of the asset as determined by the Superintendent.
- 1991, c. 45, s. 473;
- 1996, c. 6, s. 120.
Interpretation and Application
Definition of “senior officer”
473.1 For the purposes of this Part, a “senior officer” of a body corporate is a person who is
(a) a director of the body corporate who is a full-time employee of the body corporate;
(b) the chief executive officer, chief operating officer, president, secretary, treasurer, controller, chief financial officer, chief accountant, chief auditor or chief actuary of the body corporate;
(c) a natural person who performs functions for the body corporate similar to those performed by a person referred to in paragraph (b);
(d) the head of the strategic planning unit of the body corporate;
(e) the head of the unit of the body corporate that provides legal services or human resources services to the body corporate; or
(f) any other officer reporting directly to the body corporate’s board of directors, chief executive officer or chief operating officer.
- 1997, c. 15, s. 397.
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