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     32-2-252. Department approval. (1) Upon approval of a plan of conversion by the board of directors, the plan and the resolution approving it shall be submitted to the department. The department shall approve the plan of conversion after appropriate examination, if it finds that:
     (a) the plan of conversion is fair and equitable;
     (b) the interests of the applicant, members or stockholders, savings account holders, and public are adequately protected; and
     (c) the converting applicant has complied with the provisions of 32-2-251 through 32-2-257.
     (2) If the department approves the plan of conversion, the approval, which shall be in writing, shall be sent to the home office of the applicant. To cause the applicant to conform with the requirements of this chapter, the approval may prescribe terms and conditions, to be fulfilled either before or after the conversion.
     (3) If the department disapproves the plan of conversion, its objections shall be sent in writing to the home office of the applicant. The applicant shall be afforded an opportunity to amend and resubmit the plan within a reasonable time as prescribed by the department. If the department disapproves the resubmitted plan, written notice of the final disapproval shall be sent by certified mail to the applicant's home office.

     History: En. Sec. 36, Ch. 5, L. 1983.

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