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The following transactions are not required to comply with Rule 906:

(1) The entering into, or renewal of a lease or tenancy of real property of not more than 3 years if the terms are supported by a valuation carried out by a property valuer.
(2) Investment in a joint venture with an interested person if:
(a) the risks and rewards are in proportion to the equity of each joint venture partner;
(b) the issuer confirms by an announcement that its audit committee is of the view that the risks and rewards of the joint venture are in proportion to the equity of each joint venture partner and the terms of the joint venture are not prejudicial to the interests of the issuer and its minority shareholders; and
(c) the interested person does not have an existing equity interest in the joint venture prior to the participation of the entity at risk in the joint venture.
(3) The provision of a loan to a joint venture with an interested person if:
(a) the loan is extended by all joint venture partners in proportion to their equity and on the same terms;
(b) the interested person does not have an existing equity interest in the joint venture prior to the participation of the entity at risk in the joint venture; and
(c) the issuer confirms by an announcement that its audit committee is of the view that:
1. the provision of the loan is not prejudicial to the interests of the issuer and its minority shareholders; and
2. the risks and rewards of the joint venture are in proportion to the equity of each joint venture partner and the terms of the joint venture are not prejudicial to the interests of the issuer and its minority shareholders.
(4) The award of a contract by way of public tender to an interested person if:
(a) the awarder entity at risk announces following information:
(i) the prices of all bids submitted;
(ii) an explanation of the basis for selection of the winning bid; and
(b) both the listed bidder (or if the bidder is unlisted, its listed parent company) and listed awarder (or if the awarder is unlisted, its listed parent company) have boards, the majority of whose directors are different and are not accustomed to act on the instructions of the interested person or its associates and have audit committees whose members are completely different.
(5) The receipt of a contract which was awarded by way of public tender, by an interested person if:
(a) the bidder entity at risk announces the prices of all bids submitted; and
(b) both the listed bidder (or if the bidder is unlisted, its listed parent company) and listed awarder (or if the awarder is unlisted, the listed parent company) have boards, the majority of whose directors are different and are not accustomed to act on the instructions of the interested person or its associates and have audit committees whose members are completely different.

Amended on 12 February 2021.