Part VI Miscellaneous Matters
Subject to this rule and the continuing disclosure obligations in Chapter 7, the parties to Disciplinary Committee proceedings or Appeals Committee proceedings, their representatives and their advisors shall at all times treat all matters and documents relating to the proceedings as confidential except:(1) where all parties to the proceedings have given written consent;(2) where a party is directed by a competent authority such as the Authority or the police;(3) where a party is directed by a court of competent jurisdiction in Singapore;(4) where a party is permitted or directed by the Disciplinary Committee or Appeals Committee;(5) where the information is in the public domain; or(6) where such disclosure is in connection with the publication by the Exchange of the decision of the Disciplinary Committee or the Appeals Committee.
1425(1) No irregularities shall vitiate a decision of the Disciplinary Committee or Appeals Committee unless the irregularity has occasioned a failure of justice.(2) Where an irregularity has occasioned a failure of justice in respect of a disciplinary proceeding, the Disciplinary Committee or Appeals Committee may either determine the charge accordingly, or direct that the Exchange re-initiate disciplinary proceeding.(3) Where an irregularity has occasioned a failure of justice in respect of a decision of the Exchange, the Appeals Committee may either determine the appeal accordingly, or direct that the Exchange determine the issue afresh.
Exclusion of liability
The Disciplinary Committee and Appeals Committee shall not be liable for performing their functions under this Chapter. This limitation of liability extends to any actions whether in contract or tort or otherwise, and even in the purported performance of a function in good faith.
Composition sums, fines and costs and Compliance Fund
All composition sums, fines and costs payable to the Exchange shall be used for investor education and related expenses.
The costs of the Listings Advisory Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Appeals Committee and their supporting secretariat shall be funded by a SGX Compliance Fund comprising contributions from the Exchange. The monies in the Compliance Fund shall be kept separate from all other property of the Exchange.