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The holder of a share. For most purposes — for example, giving notice of meetings and paying dividends — the CBCA is concerned only with the holder who is registered in the securities register of the corporation, not the beneficial holder of shares. Beneficial holders of shares are entitled to limited protection under the CBCA (e.g., they are entitled to claim relief from oppression under section 241).