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If you are going to remove the meter to install the new load conductors, you will have to have POCO install a new seal.
I dont know the rules in your jurisdiction, but if hydro has to be the one to cut the seal and remove the meter, then you'll have to wait for their arrival.
Shielded armoured cable is a different product than regular AC90.
I assume, you meant AC90 or ACWU?

FYI
Shielding and Armor are often found side by side in Wire and Cable catalogs, which makes it look like they're practically the same thing. Both are metallic, wrapped around cable components, and protect the integrity of the cable. Although they have a lot in common, shielding and armor are not the same and the terms shouldn't be used interchangeably. So what makes them different?

Shielding
Shielding is a layer of metal between the part of the cable that passes electricity, also known as the conductor, and the outer layer of a cable is known as the jacket. Shielding is made of copper, aluminum foil, steel, or another conductive material. These materials work as “noise” insulation for the conductor, keeping the cable’s signal in and signals from other nearby cables out. It protects the cable from an invisible signal and current interference also called electrostatic interference. This allows the cable to work with uninterrupted signals, doing its job effectively and efficiently.

Armor
The armor gives cable physical protection. This layer of metal, also made of copper or aluminum, is wrapped around the outside of the cable. The armor is strong, sturdy, and defends the cable when it’s used in harsh environments, like those in commercial buildings or underground installations. The armor prevents the wire from being crushed or otherwise physically damaged its environment. Though it may provide some blockage against interference, cable armor is not meant for use where physical protection is not needed.
 

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Personally I don't see anything wrong with that design.
Cheaper and definitely faster.
Technically speaking, the original install is a subpanel as you have a disconnect already in the circuit.
Your conductors from the meter will probably be too short to reach the line terminals on the disconnect.
 

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Are you saying you want to put a 90 amp breaker in your relocated panel?
If so, that doesn't protect your #2 al.
You have to place your ocp on the line side of your conductors
 
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