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Definitions and Interpretation
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Equity Securities
Chapter 3 Debt Securities
Chapter 4 Investment Funds
Chapter 5 Structured Warrants
Chapter 6 Prospectus, Offering Memorandum and Introductory Document
Chapter 7 Continuing Obligations
Chapter 8 Changes in Capital
Chapter 9 Interested Person Transactions
Chapter 10 Acquisitions and Realisations
Chapter 11 Takeovers
Chapter 12 Circulars, Annual Reports and Electronic Communications
Chapter 13 Trading Halt, Suspension and Delisting
Chapter 14 Disciplinary and Appeals Procedures, and Enforcement Powers of the Exchange
Appendices
Practice Notes
Report of the Committee and Code of Corporate Governance
Catalist Rules
SGX-ST Rules
CDP Clearing Rules
CDP Settlement Rules
DVP Rules [Entire Rulebook has been deleted]
CDP Depository Rules
Futures Trading Rules
SGX-DC Clearing Rules
SIAC DT Arbitration Rules
SIAC DC Arbitration Rules
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  • Part IV Electronic Communications

    • 1208

      An issuer may send documents, including notices, circulars and annual reports, using electronic communications to a shareholder, if there is express consent from that shareholder.

      Added on 31 March 2017.

    • 1209

      An issuer may send documents, including circulars and annual reports, using electronic communications to a shareholder, if:

      (1) there is deemed consent from that shareholder, on the basis that:
      (a) the Articles of Association or other constituent document of the issuer:
      (i) provides for the use of electronic communications;
      (ii) specifies the manner in which electronic communications is to be used; and
      (iii) specifies that the shareholder will be given an opportunity to elect within a specified period of time, whether to receive such document by way of electronic communications or as a physical copy; and
      (b) the issuer has separately notified the shareholder directly in writing on at least one occasion of the following:
      (i) that the shareholder has a right to elect, within a time specified in the notice from the issuer, whether to receive documents in either electronic or physical copies;
      (ii) that if the shareholder does not make an election, documents will be sent to the shareholder by way of electronic communications;
      (iii) the manner in which electronic communications will be used is the manner specified in the Articles of Association or other constituent document of the issuer;
      (iv) that the election is a standing election, but that the shareholder may make a fresh election at any time; and
      (v) until the shareholder makes a fresh election, the election that is conveyed to the issuer last in time prevails over all previous elections as the shareholder's valid and subsisting election in relation to all documents to be sent; or
      (2) there is implied consent from that shareholder, on the basis that the Articles of Association or other constituent document of the issuer:
      (a) provides for the use of electronic communications;
      (b) specifies the manner in which electronic communications is to be used; and
      (c) provides that the shareholder shall agree to receive such document by way of such electronic communications and shall not have a right to elect to receive a physical copy of such document.

      Added on 31 March 2017.

    • 1209A

      Rules 1210-1212 apply if the issuer sends documents using electronic communications under Rule 1209.

      Added on 31 March 2017.

    • 1210

      Notwithstanding Rule 1209, an issuer shall send the following documents to shareholders by way of physical copies:

      (1) forms or acceptance letters that shareholders may be required to complete;
      (2) notice of meetings, excluding circulars or letters referred in that notice;
      (3) notices and documents relating to takeover offers and rights issues; and
      (4) notices under Rules 1211 and 1212.

      Added on 31 March 2017.

    • 1211

      When an issuer uses electronic communications to send a document to a shareholder, the issuer shall inform the shareholder as soon as practicable of how to request a physical copy of that document from the issuer. The issuer shall provide a physical copy of that document upon such request.

      Added on 31 March 2017.

    • 1212

      If the issuer uses website publication as the form of electronic communications, the issuer shall separately provide a physical notification to shareholders notifying of the following:

      (1) the publication of the document on the website;
      (2) if the document is not available on the website on the date of notification, the date on which it will be available;
      (3) the address of the website;
      (4) the place on the website where the document may be accessed; and
      (5) how to access the document.

      Added on 31 March 2017.