Director Liability (Corporate Law)

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Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.38[1]

Director indemnified in suits respecting execution of office

80. Every director and officer of a company, and his or her heirs, executors and administrators, and estate and effects, respectively, may, with the consent of the company, given at any meeting of the shareholders, from time to time and at all times, be indemnified and saved harmless out of the funds of the company, from and against,

(a) all costs, charges and expenses whatsoever that he, she or it sustains or incurs in or about any action, suit or proceeding that is brought, commenced or prosecuted against him, her or it, for or in respect of any act, deed, matter or thing whatsoever, made, done or permitted by him, her or it, in or about the execution of the duties of his, her or its office; and
(b) all other costs, charges and expenses that he, she or it sustains or incurs in or about or in relation to the affairs thereof, except such costs, charges or expenses as are occasioned by his, her or its own wilful neglect or default. R.S.O. 1990, c. C.38, s. 80; 1998, c. 18, Sched. E, s. 62.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.38, <>, reterived 2021-03-22