(1) On application by a person with a proper interest in an estate that is administered or managed by a licensed trustee company, the trustee company must provide the person with an account of:
(a) the assets and liabilities of the estate; and
(b) the trustee company's administration or management of the estate; and
(c) any investment made from the estate; and
(d) any distribution made from the estate; and
(e) any other expenditure (including fees and commissions) from the estate.
Note 1: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence (see subsection 1311(1)).
Note 2: Failure to comply with this subsection may also lead to the consequences set out in subsection (4) of this section.
(a) a licensed trustee company has provided an account to a person under this section; and
(b) the person applies for a further account within 3 months from the date on which the person was provided with the previous account;
the trustee company need not provide a further account in response to that application until the expiration of that period of 3 months.
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (2), see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .
(3) A licensed trustee company may charge a reasonable fee for providing an account under this section.
(4) If a licensed trustee company fails to provide a proper account under this section, the Court may, on application by the person who sought the account or any other person with a proper interest in the estate, make any order that the Court considers appropriate, including an order requiring the preparation and delivery of proper accounts.