Takeovers (Fees) Regulations 2001

Reprint
as at 3 July 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Takeovers (Fees) Regulations 2001

(SR 2001/160)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 25th day of June 2001

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


Pursuant to section 46 of the Takeovers Act 1993, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Takeovers (Fees) Regulations 2001.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 July 2001.

3 Interpretation
4 Fees payable to Panel for applications
  • (1) The Panel may require payment to it of—

    • (a) a fee of $112.50 for an application referred to in subclause (2); and

    • (b) a fee calculated at the following hourly rates in respect of any of those applications:

      • (i) for work carried out by a member of the Panel, an hourly rate of $225:

      • (ii) for work carried out by an officer or employee of the Panel who holds a qualification in accountancy, business, commerce, economics, or law, an hourly rate of $163; and

    • (c) the costs incurred by the Panel for any of those applications in obtaining expert advice or expert assistance.

    (2) The fees and amounts set out in subclause (1) apply in respect of—

    • (a) an application for an exemption under section 45 of the Act:

    • (aa) considering an application for an order under section 236(1) of the Companies Act 1993 that affects the voting rights of a code company (within the meaning of that term in section 236A of the Companies Act 1993), and indicating whether or not the Panel has an objection to such an order:

    • (b) an application for approval under rule 39(c) of the Code:

    • (c) an application for approval to act as an independent adviser under the Code:

    • (d) an application for consent to withdraw an offer under rule 26(1) of the Code:

    • (e) an application for the appointment of an independent person under rule 58(1) of the Code.

    Regulation 4(1)(b)(ii): amended, on 1 May 2011, by section 82 of the Financial Markets Authority Act 2011 (2011 No 5).

    Regulation 4(2)(aa): inserted, on 3 July 2014, by section 33 of the Companies Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 46).

5 Fees payable to Panel for meetings held under section 32 of Act
  • (1) The Panel may require payment to it of—

    • (a) a fee of $1,125 in respect of a meeting that is requested by a third party to be held under section 32 of the Act; and

    • (b) a fee calculated at the following hourly rates in respect of a meeting held under section 32 of the Act and in respect of the exercise of any of the Panel's powers under that section:

      • (i) for work carried out by a member of the Panel, an hourly rate of $225:

      • (ii) for work carried out by an officer or employee of the Panel who holds a qualification in accountancy, business, commerce, economics, or law, an hourly rate of $163; and

    • (c) the costs incurred by the Panel in obtaining, in respect of a meeting held under section 32 of the Act and in respect of the exercise of any of the Panel's powers under that section, expert advice or expert assistance.

    (2) The fees and amounts set out in subclause (1) are payable, at the discretion of the Panel, either by—

    • (a) a third party who has requested that the Panel hold a meeting under section 32 of the Act; or

    • (b) a person against whom the Panel has made a determination under section 32(3)(b) of the Act.

    Regulation 5(1)(b)(ii): amended, on 1 May 2011, by section 82 of the Financial Markets Authority Act 2011 (2011 No 5).

5A Costs payable to Panel
  • The Panel may require payment to it of the costs incurred by it in—

    • (a) the printing and publication in the Statutory Regulations series of an exemption notice under section 45 of the Act; and

    Regulation 5A: inserted, on 15 January 2002, by regulation 3 of the Takeovers (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/390).

6 GST included
  • The fees prescribed in regulations 4 and 5 are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 28 June 2001.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Takeovers (Fees) Regulations 2001 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint