Securities Act (Bloodstock) Exemption Notice 2002

Reprint
as at 28 September 2012

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Securities Act (Bloodstock) Exemption Notice 2002

(SR 2002/303)


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This notice is administered by the Financial Markets Authority.


Pursuant to the Securities Act 1978, the Securities Commission gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Securities Act (Bloodstock) Exemption Notice 2002.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 1 October 2002.

3 Expiry
  • This notice expires on the close of 30 September 2017.

    Clause 3: amended, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

4 Interpretation
  • (1) In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Securities Act 1978

    bloodstock code of practice means a code of practice for the regulation of offers of equity securities or specified participatory securities to the public for subscription that is—

    • (a) administered by a designated association; and

    • (b) approved for the time being by the FMA

    designated association means—

    • (a) New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Incorporated:

    • (b) Harness Racing New Zealand Incorporated

    registered means—

    • (a) registered under—

      • (i) the New Zealand Rules of Racing of New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Incorporated; or

      • (ii) the New Zealand Rules of Harness Racing of Harness Racing New Zealand Incorporated; or

    • (b) recorded on a Foaling Return, Stud Book Certificate, Certificate of Export, or equivalent document and deposited with New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Incorporated or Harness Racing New Zealand Incorporated

    Regulations means the Securities Regulations 2009

    specified issuer means,—

    • (a) in relation to an offer of equity securities, any company—

      • (i) that is bound by the rules of a designated association to comply with a bloodstock code of practice relating to the making of offers of equity securities to the public for subscription; and

      • (ii) the business of which consists of—

        • (A) the ownership of any registered horse or horses or any interest or interests in a registered horse or horses that is or are used, or intended to be used, for the purpose of breeding or racing; or

        • (B) the ownership of any registered horse or horses or any interest or interests in a registered horse or horses that is or are used, or intended to be used, for the purpose of breeding or racing and any progeny of that horse or horses or any interest or interests in that progeny, being progeny that is eligible to be, but is not, registered:

    • (b) in relation to an offer of specified participatory securities, any person who is bound by the rules of a designated association to comply with a bloodstock code of practice relating to the making of offers of specified participatory securities to the public for subscription

    specified participatory security means a participatory security relating exclusively to—

    • (a) any scheme in respect of the ownership of any registered horse or horses or any interest or interests in a registered horse or horses that is or are used, or intended to be used, for the purpose of breeding or racing; or

    • (b) any scheme in respect of the ownership of any registered horse or horses or any interest or interests in a registered horse or horses that is or are used, or intended to be used, for the purpose of breeding or racing and any progeny of that horse or horses or any interest or interests in that progeny, being progeny that is eligible to be, but is not, registered.

    (2) Any term or expression that is defined in the Act or the Regulations and used, but not defined, in this notice has the same meaning as in the Act or the Regulations.

    Clause 4(1) approved code of practice: revoked, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

    Clause 4(1) bloodstock code of practice: inserted, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

    Clause 4(1) Regulations: amended, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

    Clause 4(1) specified issuer paragraph (a)(i): amended, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

    Clause 4(1) specified issuer paragraph (b): amended, on 28 September 2012, by clause 3 of the Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294).

5 Exemption relating to equity securities
  • (1) Every specified issuer and every person acting on behalf of a specified issuer are exempted from sections 37(1) to (4), 37A, and 54 of the Act in respect of any equity securities of which that specified issuer is the issuer.

    (2) The exemption is subject to the condition that a copy of the audited financial statements of the specified issuer and of the auditor's report is sent to every member or shareholder of the specified issuer within 3 months after the end of each financial year.

6 Exemption relating to specified participatory securities
  • (1) Every specified issuer and every person acting on behalf of a specified issuer are exempted from sections 33(3), 37(1) to (4), 37A, and 54 of the Act in respect of any specified participatory securities of which that specified issuer is the issuer.

    (2) The exemption is subject to the condition that the financial statements relating to the scheme to which the specified participatory securities relate are audited at least once a year by a qualified auditor and a copy of those statements and of the auditor's report is sent to every person who is the holder of those securities within 3 months after the end of each financial year of the scheme.

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of September 2002.

The Common Seal of the Securities Commission was affixed in the presence of:

[Seal]

J Diplock,
Chairperson.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 September 2002.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2Status of reprints

  • 3How reprints are prepared

  • 4Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989

  • 5List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Securities Act (Bloodstock) Exemption Notice 2002. The reprint incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 28 September 2012, as specified in the list of amendments at the end of these notes.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that have yet to come into force or that contain relevant transitional or savings provisions are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 Status of reprints
  • Under section 16D of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by the amendments to that enactment. This presumption applies even though editorial changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in the reprint.

    This presumption may be rebutted by producing the official volumes of statutes or statutory regulations in which the principal enactment and its amendments are contained.

3 How reprints are prepared
  • A number of editorial conventions are followed in the preparation of reprints. For example, the enacting words are not included in Acts, and provisions that are repealed or revoked are omitted. For a detailed list of the editorial conventions, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/ or Part 8 of the Tables of New Zealand Acts and Ordinances and Statutory Regulations and Deemed Regulations in Force.

4 Changes made under section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989
  • Section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 authorises the making of editorial changes in a reprint as set out in sections 17D and 17E of that Act so that, to the extent permitted, the format and style of the reprinted enactment is consistent with current legislative drafting practice. Changes that would alter the effect of the legislation are not permitted.

    A new format of legislation was introduced on 1 January 2000. Changes to legislative drafting style have also been made since 1997, and are ongoing. To the extent permitted by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989, all legislation reprinted after 1 January 2000 is in the new format for legislation and reflects current drafting practice at the time of the reprint.

    In outline, the editorial changes made in reprints under the authority of section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 are set out below, and they have been applied, where relevant, in the preparation of this reprint:

    • omission of unnecessary referential words (such as of this section and of this Act)

    • typeface and type size (Times Roman, generally in 11.5 point)

    • layout of provisions, including:

      • indentation

      • position of section headings (eg, the number and heading now appear above the section)

    • format of definitions (eg, the defined term now appears in bold type, without quotation marks)

    • format of dates (eg, a date formerly expressed as the 1st day of January 1999 is now expressed as 1 January 1999)

    • position of the date of assent (it now appears on the front page of each Act)

    • punctuation (eg, colons are not used after definitions)

    • Parts numbered with roman numerals are replaced with arabic numerals, and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • case and appearance of letters and words, including:

      • format of headings (eg, headings where each word formerly appeared with an initial capital letter followed by small capital letters are amended so that the heading appears in bold, with only the first word (and any proper nouns) appearing with an initial capital letter)

      • small capital letters in section and subsection references are now capital letters

    • schedules are renumbered (eg, Schedule 1 replaces First Schedule), and all cross-references are changed accordingly

    • running heads (the information that appears at the top of each page)

    • format of two-column schedules of consequential amendments, and schedules of repeals (eg, they are rearranged into alphabetical order, rather than chronological).

5 List of amendments incorporated in this reprint (most recent first)
  • Securities Act (Extension of Term, Amendment, and Transitional Provision) Exemption Notice 2012 (SR 2012/294): clause 3