Rulebooks: Contents

Rulebooks
Mainboard Rules
Catalist Rules
SGX-ST Rules
CDP Clearing Rules
DVP Rules
CDP Depository Rules
1 Application
2 Admission Criteria for Depository Agents
3 Resignation by Depository Agent
4 Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
5 Securities Account
6 Duties of Depository Agents
7 Transactions and Confirmation Notes
8 Sub-Accounts
9 Undertakings of the Depository Agent
10 Termination
11 Fees and Expenses
12 Violation of CDP Rules
13 Liability
14 Indemnity
15 General
16 Applicable Law
17 Definitions and Interpretation
17.1 Definitions
Futures Trading Rules
SGX-DC Clearing Rules
SIAC DT Arbitration Rules
SIAC DC Arbitration Rules
Rule Amendments

  Versions
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Up to Sep 14 2017Sep 15 2017 onwards

17.1 Definitions

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Term Meaning
A
Account Holder has the same meaning as defined in the Act.
Act means the Companies Act (Chapter 50) and any amendment, modification and re-enactment thereof and where the context permits, includes any subsidiary legislation or regulations made pursuant thereto.
B
business day means a day on which the Depository is open for business.
Board means the board of directors of CDP.
C
CDP or Depository means The Central Depository (Pte) Limited and, where the context requires, shall include its nominees.
CDP Clearing Rules means the CDP Clearing Rules applying to all dealings in securities which are cleared through CDP, as the same may be varied, amended or supplemented from time to time.
CDP Rules means the rules as set out herein, including, save where expressly indicated otherwise, Directives and Circulars, as the same may be varied, amended or supplemented from time to time.
Circulars shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Rule 1.2.2.
Clearing Member means an entity approved as a Clearing Member of CDP.
D
Deposited Securities means the securities deposited with the Depository by a Depositor.
Depositor shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the Act.
Depository Agent shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the Act.
Depository Agent Agreement means the agreement entered into between the Depository and an applicant whose application to become a Depository Agent has been approved by the Depository, as the same may be varied, amended or supplemented from time to time and shall include the application form submitted by the applicant to become a Depository Agent.
Directive shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Rule 1.2.2.
E
Eligible Securities means securities accepted or designated by the Depository or its nominee for deposit, custody, clearing or book-entry settlement.
Exchange Trade means:

(1) a trade transacted on or through any electronic trading system maintained by SGX-ST for the automatic matching and execution of trades in securities listed and/or quoted on the SGX-ST pursuant to the SGX-ST Rules; or
(2) a trade reported to SGX-ST pursuant to the SGX-ST Rules, including but not limited to married transactions; or
(3) a trade reported by a Clearing Member to CDP, which CDP accepts for clearing in Inter-Broker Settlement; or
(4) a trade (including, without limitation, trades in securities, commodities, options, derivatives or other financial instruments) transacted on such exchange (other than SGX-ST) with which CDP may have direct or indirect clearing arrangements from time to time, or in relation to which trade CDP has clearing arrangements in place;
with the exception of such trades as CDP may from time to time stipulate as not being "Exchange Trades" falling under the CDP Clearing Rules
F
Foreign Securities means securities issued by an issuer, which are deposited with a foreign depository, sub-custodian or custodian, for the purpose of the clearance and/or settlement of transactions of such securities on SGX-ST or a foreign stock exchange, or for the purpose of custody.
I
Indemnified Persons shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Rule 14.1.
Inter-Broker Settlement means the system and process of settlement of Exchange Trades between the Clearing Members and CDP.
Issuer means a company or any other person whose securities have been accepted or designated by the Depository as Eligible Securities.
M
MAS means the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
P
Practice Note shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Rule 1.2.2.
Proceedings shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Rule 14.1.3
R
Record Date means the date fixed by the Issuer for the purposes of determining entitlements to dividends or other distributions to or rights of holders of its securities.
S
securities has the same meaning as defined in the Act.
Securities Account means the securities account maintained by a Depositor with the Depository (but does not include Sub-Accounts) and shall include the deemed securities account maintained by a Depository Agent with the Depository (as referred to in Rule 4.7).
Securities and Futures Act means the Securities and Futures Act (Cap 289) and any amendment, modification and re-enactment thereof and where the context permits, includes any subsidiary legislation or regulations made pursuant thereto.
SGX RegCo means Singapore Exchange Regulation Pte. Ltd.
SGX RegCo Board means the board of directors for the time being of SGX RegCo or such number of them as have authority to act for the SGX RegCo Board.
SGX-ST means Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
SGX-ST Rules means the SGX-ST Rules as the same may be varied, amended or supplemented from time to time.
Sub-Account Holder shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the Act.
Sub-Accounts means the securities sub-accounts maintained by each Depository Agent for its own account and for the account of its clients.
T
Terms and Conditions means the terms and conditions governing Securities Accounts, as the same may be varied, amended or supplemented from time to time.
Trading Member means a person who is not a Clearing Member and whose Exchange Trades have been qualified by a Clearing Member in accordance with the CDP Clearing Rules.

Amended on 15 September 2017.