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SR 2003 No. 107 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Regulations 2001.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Made 28 May 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabled HR 05 Jun 2003
Tabled Senate 16 Jun 2003
Gazetted 04 Jun 2003
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Treasury (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2003 No. 1072

I, GUY STEPHEN MONTAGUE GREEN, Administrator of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001.

Dated 28 May 2003

G. S. M. GREEN

Administrator

By His Excellency’s Command

IAN CAMPBELL


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Australian Securities and Investments Commission Regulations 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Regulations 2001.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           After regulation 2B

insert

2C           Meaning of financial service — off-market offers for financial products

         (1)   For paragraph 12BAB (1) (h) of the Act, a person (person 1) provides a financial service if:

                (a)    person 1 makes an unsolicited offer to purchase a financial product from another person (person 2) other than through a licensed financial market; and

               (b)    person 2 acquired the financial product as a retail client.

         (2)   For paragraph 12BAB (2) (b) of the Act, a person to whom subregulation (1) applies (as person 1) is taken not to provide a financial service if person 1 tells person 2, in a clear and concise written statement that is part of the offer:

                (a)    either:

                          (i)    the market value of each financial product and the total market value of all financial products covered by the offer, as at the date that the offer is issued, and the date and time that each value is determined; or

                         (ii)    if information about the market value of a financial product is not available on the day of issue:

                                   (A)     a fair estimate of the value of the product as at the date that the offer is issued; and

                                   (B)     the method by which the estimate was reached; and

               (b)    that the offer remains open for a period that is:

                          (i)    at least 1 month; and

                         (ii)    not more than 12 months;

                        unless the offer is withdrawn in writing before the end of that period.

         (3)   For subregulation (2), the market value or estimated value of a financial product must be expressed in Australian dollars.

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 2001 No. 192, as amended by 2001 No. 317; 2002 Nos. 39 and 124.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 4 June 2003.