Credit Union Act, 1997

Interest on deposits.

31.—(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a credit union may pay interest on deposits at different rates determined from time to time by the board of directors.

(2) The rate of any interest payable at any time by a credit union on deposits of a particular class shall be the same for all deposits of that class.

(3) A credit union shall ensure that the rate of interest payable at any time on deposits of any class does not exceed the rate of return received by the credit union from the employment of its funds, whether in the form of loans or investments.

(4) If a credit union wilfully contravenes subsection (3), it shall be guilty of an offence.