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Insurance Companies Act

Version of section 303 from 2003-01-01 to 2006-11-27:

Marginal note:Full disclosure

  •  (1) A prospectus shall provide full, true and plain disclosure of all material facts relating to the securities to be distributed and shall contain or be accompanied by such financial statements, reports or other documents as are required by any regulations made under subsection 299(1).

  • Marginal note:Certificate

    (2) A prospectus shall include a certificate in prescribed form signed

    • (a) by the chief executive officer and the chief financial officer of the company making the distribution or, in the event of the absence or inability to act of either of those officers, any other officer of the company authorized by the directors to sign in the stead of the officer who is absent or unable to act, and such other persons as are prescribed, and

    • (b) in the case of an initial distribution of shares of a company incorporated after the coming into force of this section, by each person who is a promoter of the company

    to the effect that, according to the person’s information, knowledge and belief, the disclosure required by subsection (1) and by any regulations made under subsection 299(1) has been provided.

  • Marginal note:Definition of “promoter”

    (3) For the purposes of subsection (2) and section 305, promoter means an applicant for letters patent to incorporate a company or a director named in the application for letters patent, but such an applicant or director is a promoter only for the period of two years following the application.

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