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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-379
An Act to amend the Bank Act (use of word “bank”, “banker” or “banking”)
FIRST READING, October 23, 2017
Mr. Albas
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SUMMARY
This enactment amends the Bank Act to authorize the use of the words “bank”, “banker” and “banking” by credit unions and caisses populaires that are provincially regulated.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-379
An Act to amend the Bank Act (use of word “bank”, “banker” or “banking”)
1991, c. 46
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1Subsection 983(2.‍1) of the Bank Act is replaced by the following:
Unauthorized use of word “bank”, “banker” or “banking”
(2.‍1)Subject to the regulations and subsections (4) to (5.‍1), (6) and (12), every person, other than a bank or a credit union or caisse populaire incorporated or organ­ized by or under an Act of the legislature of a province, who uses the word “bank”, “banker” or “banking” to indicate or describe a business in Canada or any part of a business in Canada, without being authorized to do so by this Act or any other Act of Parliament, is guilty of an offence.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons

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