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ASIC Class Order [CO 07/183]

Authoritative Version
CO 07/183 Orders/ASIC Class Orders as made
This Class Order allows the transfer of Australian securities traded in New Zealand.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 30 Aug 2007
Registered 04 Sep 2007
Tabled HR 11 Sep 2007
Tabled Senate 10 Sep 2007
Date of repeal 24 Sep 2016
Repealed by

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Corporations Act 2001 — Paragraph 1075A(1)(b) — Declaration

 

 

Enabling legislation

 

1.         The Australian Securities and Investments Commission makes this instrument under paragraph 1075A(1)(b) of the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act).

 

Title

 

2.         This instrument is ASIC Class Order [CO 07/183].

 

Commencement

 

3.         This instrument commences on the date it is registered under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

 

Note:       An instrument is registered when it is recorded on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) in electronic form: ­see Legislative Instruments Act 2003, s 4 (definition of register). The FRLI may be accessed at http://www.frli.gov.au/.

 

Declaration

 

4.         Part 7.11 of the Act applies to securities of a company as if section 1071H in that Part were modified or varied by inserting after subsection (5):

 

“(5A)   A company need not comply:

(a)        with subsection (1) in relation to the issue of a security; or

(b)        with subsection (3) in relation to a transfer of a security;

if:

(c)        the security is able to be traded on any of the following financial markets operated by New Zealand Exchange Limited (NZX):

(i)         NZSX;

(ii)        NZDX;

(iii)       NZAX; and

(d)        the issue or transfer of the security is covered by the system (the FASTER system) for the electronic transfer of securities operated by NZX known as the “FASTER” system; and

(e)        any document required to be sent or delivered to the person to whom the security is issued, or the transferee, under the FASTER system in relation to the issue or the transfer has been so sent or delivered.

Note:       Subsection (1) requires a company to complete, have ready for delivery and send or deliver to the holder the appropriate certificates or other title documents within 2 months after the company issues a security. A company that has issued securities will be able to rely on this subsection if the requirements of paragraphs (c) to (e) are met no later than 2 months after the company issues a security.

Subsection (3) requires a company to complete, have ready for delivery and send or deliver to the transferee the appropriate title and transfer documents within one month after the date on which a transfer of a security is lodged with the company. A company whose securities have been transferred will be able to rely on this subsection if the requirements of paragraphs (c) to (e) are met no later than one month after the date on which a transfer of a security is lodged with the company.

(5B)     In subsection (5A), a security is able to be traded on a financial market even if, under the terms on which it is to be traded, it must be transferred together with one or more other securities.”.

Interpretation

 

5.         In this instrument:

securities has the same meaning as in Subdivision A of Division 2 of Part 7.11 of the Act (see subsection 1071A(1) of the Act).

 

 

Dated this 30th day of August 2007

 

 

 

 

Signed by Brendan Byrne

as a delegate of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission