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ASIC Class Order [CO 02/259]

Authoritative Version
CO 02/259 Orders/ASIC Class Orders as amended, taking into account amendments up to ASIC Class Order [CO 05/84]
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 28 Sep 2005
Start Date 04 Apr 2005
End Date 15 Dec 2015
Date of repeal 15 Dec 2015
Repealed by ASIC Corporations (Amendment and Repeal) Instrument 2015/1079

ASIC Class Order [CO 02/259]

Downstream acquisitions: foreign stock markets

This compilation was prepared on 24 August 2005 taking into account amendments up to [CO 05/84].

Prepared by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Corporations Act 2001 — Item 14 of Section 611 — Revocation and Approval

1     Under item 14 of paragraph 611 of the Corporations Act 2001 (the “Act”) the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) hereby revokes Class Orders [00/2375], [01/53] and [01/921].

2     ASIC hereby approves each foreign body conducting a financial market that is named in the Schedule for the purposes of item 14 of section 611 of the Act, provided that if any such body conducts a financial market other than its main board this approval extends to the body only in respect of its conduct of the financial market constituted by its main board.


1.    The American Stock Exchange LLC

2.    Deutsche Borse AG

3.    Euronext Amsterdam NV

4.    Euronext Paris SA

5.    Italian Exchange SpA

5A. JSE Securities Exchange South Africa

6.    Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

7.    London Stock Exchange plc

8.    The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc

9.    New York Stock Exchange Inc

10.  New Zealand Stock Exchange

11.  Singapore Exchange Limited

12.  The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

13.  Swiss Stock Exchange

14.  Tokyo Stock Exchange

15.  The Toronto Stock Exchange Inc


This instrument takes effect on the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Financial Services Reform Act 2001.

Dated the 3rd day of March 2002


Signed by Brendan Byrne
as a delegate of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission


Notes to ASIC Class Order [CO 02/259]

Note 1

ASIC Class Order [CO 02/259] (in force under the Corporations Act 2001) as shown in this compilation comprises that Class Order amended as indicated in the Tables below.

Table of Instruments

Instrument number

Date of making or FRLI registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

[CO 02/259]




[CO 05/84]




Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected


am. [CO 05/84]