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Winding-up and Restructuring Act

Version of section 164 from 2012-05-24 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Transfer of assets to the liquidator

  •  (1) The assets of the company in Canada that may be on deposit with any government in Canada or with trustees or otherwise held for the company or for the protection of the policyholders of the company of the class or classes that are affected by the winding-up order shall, on order of the court having jurisdiction, be transferred to the liquidator.

  • Marginal note:Assets on deposit outside Canada

    (2) If the company is a Canadian company that has deposited with the government of any state or country outside Canada, or with any trustee or other person in that state or country, any of its assets for the protection of the company’s policyholders in that state or country, the liquidator may request that government, trustee or other person to transfer those assets to the liquidator and on the transfer being made, those assets shall be used for the benefit of all the company’s policyholders in the same manner as any other assets of the company.

  • Marginal note:Consequence of non-transfer of assets

    (3) If a government, trustee or other person referred to in subsection (2) does not transfer the assets deposited with it within the period commencing with the date of the liquidator’s request for the transfer of those assets that the Court may fix, the policyholders of the company, for whose protection the deposit was made, are deemed to have refused the reinsurance, if any, arranged by the liquidator, and, whether transfer or reinsurance has been arranged or not, to have forfeited all right and claim to any share of the assets of the company other than the assets so deposited for their protection outside Canada.

  • R.S., 1985, c. W-11, s. 164
  • 1996, c. 6, s. 161
  • 2012, c. 5, s. 211

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