Securities Act (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007

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  • Securities Act (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007: expired, on 1 March 2012, by clause 3.

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Securities Act (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007

(SR 2007/67)

  • Securities Act (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007: expired, on 1 March 2012, by clause 3.


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 Securities Commission.


Pursuant to the Securities Act 1978, the Securities Commission gives the following notice (to which is appended a statement of reasons of the Securities Commission).

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Securities Act (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Expiry
  • This notice expires on the close of 29 February 2012.

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

    Act means the Securities Act 1978

    allotment means a commercial or residential property in the development for which a certificate of title has been or will be issued

    communal facilities means the following facilities that are owned, leased, licensed, maintained, held, levied, or operated in whole or in part by the society:

    • (a) any land or any right over, or interest in, land within the development that is designated by the developer or the society for use by the lessors or occupiers of allotments, by invitees, or by certain classes of those persons (including public or private access roads):

    • (b) chattels, fixtures, fittings, plant, equipment, and other amenities used, or intended, adopted, or designed for use, in connection with the use of the allotments by those lessors, occupiers, or invitees:

    • (c) utilities

    controlling member means the controlling member of the society in accordance with the rules

    developer means Eastside Trustee Limited, and includes any assignee or successor in title of that company

    development means the subdivision of the land comprising QuBA into allotments and communal facilities

    lease means a lease pursuant to a memorandum of lease registered under the Land Transfer Act 1952

    memorandum of encumbrance means the encumbrance over the communal facilities given by the developer in favour of the society

    offer means the offer of the specified securities to the public

    QuBA means the property known as QuBA situated at East on Quay, Parnell, Auckland

    Regulations means the Securities Regulations 1983

    rules means the rules of the society

    sale agreement means an agreement for the sale of a leasehold interest in an allotment adopted by the developer as vendor

    society means QuBA Precinct Society Incorporated, a society incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 that leases, or will lease, the communal facilities

    specified security means a participatory security in the form of membership of a society that confers rights to participate in the leasehold interest in, and use of all or part of, the communal facilities

    utilities means the following utilities and services:

    • (a) sealed vehicle access over all roading within the development:

    • (b) underground gas and drainage reticulation connecting 1 or more allotments to any sewage treatment plant, disposal system, or gas supply:

    • (c) waste water and storm water disposal systems:

    • (d) service lines connecting 1 or more allotments to appropriate supply networks:

    • (e) underground water supply reticulation connecting 1 or more allotments to any water supply system (including storage tanks and treatment facilities):

    • (f) any other utilities or services ancillary to the use or enjoyment of an allotment or the development.

    (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.

5 Exemptions
  • The developer, the society, and every person acting on behalf of either or both of them are exempted from sections 33(3), 37, 37A, 38A, 54, and 54B(3) of the Act and from the Regulations (except regulation 8) in respect of specified securities of which the developer or the society is an issuer.

6 Conditions of exemptions
  • (1) The exemptions in clause 5 are subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) the developer has supplied to each subscriber for specified securities, before subscription, a copy of each of the following documents:

      • (i) the rules (including a copy of any agreement for the management of the society's affairs):

      • (ii) the memorandum of encumbrance:

      • (iii) a specimen of the memorandum of lease for the subscriber's allotment:

      • (iv) a specimen of any deed or agreement providing for the lease of the communal facilities from the developer to the society; and

    • (b) the developer has supplied to each subscriber for the specified securities, before subscription, a document that prominently sets out—

      • (i) the date by which it is anticipated that the communal facilities will be leased to the society; and

      • (ii) the material risks of the communal facilities not being leased to the society at that date; and

    • (c) the specified securities are subscribed for by each subscriber entering into a sale agreement with the developer; and

    • (d) it is a term of the sale agreement that the specified securities can be obtained only by purchasing a leasehold interest in an allotment and that, on the assignment of the leasehold interest, the specified securities must be transferred with that interest; and

    • (e) deposit monies paid by a subscriber for specified securities are held in any of the following trust accounts until the sale agreement becomes unconditional:

    • (f) in respect of any communal facilities that the developer represents or agrees will be held at the completion of the development,—

      • (i) the developer has registered in favour of the society a memorandum of encumbrance and has provided the society with that memorandum of encumbrance; and

      • (ii) it is a term of the offer that a deed of transfer in favour of the society for the leasehold interest in the communal facilities is to be registered immediately after the transfers in respect of the allotments are executed; and

    • (g) if the development is advertised on the basis that the society will hold certain communal facilities at the completion of certain stages of the development or at the completion of the development, it is a term of the offer that the society holds those communal facilities at the completion of those stages or at the completion of the development; and

    • (h) it is a term of the offer that the developer provides to a subscriber or a prospective purchaser of a leasehold interest in an allotment, within 5 working days after receiving a request, a copy of the most recent financial statements of the society; and

    • (i) it is a term of the offer that the financial statements of the society are audited annually and distributed to members of the society as soon as is reasonably practicable after each audit is completed and, in any event, no later than 5 months after the end of each accounting period of the society; and

    • (j) it is a term of the offer that the rules provide that all monies paid to the society by its members under the rules are applied only for any or all of the following purposes:

      • (i) holding, administering, operating, and maintaining the communal facilities and any utilities:

      • (ii) administering and enforcing a scheme for the regulation and control of matters relating to the use and enjoyment, repair, decoration, and landscaping of, and provision of services to, an allotment:

      • (iii) providing and maintaining services, utilities, facilities, and benefits to allotments:

      • (iv) providing for any incidental or other matters that the society considers are beneficial for members; and

    • (k) it is a term of the offer that the rules provide that—

      • (i) members of the society have the right to use and enjoy the communal facilities in accordance with the rules; and

      • (ii) members of the society have the right to vote at meetings of members of the society; and

      • (iii) on a winding up of the society, any interest of the society in the communal facilities vests in the members of the society as tenants in common; and

      • (iv) levies, fees, or subscriptions payable to the society by its members are determined by a committee of members of the society constituted or appointed under the rules; and

    • (l) the society does not have as objects—

      • (i) the carrying on of trading activities; or

      • (ii) the carrying on of business for profit.

    (2) A condition in subclause (1)(j) or (k) ceases to apply if—

    • (a) an amendment to the rules is approved by a special resolution passed by the members of the society (excluding the developer and the controlling member); and

    • (b) the amendment results in the rules no longer complying with the condition.

    (3) This clause is subject to clause 7.

7 Transitional provisions
  • (1) The condition contained in clause 6(1)(c) does not apply to specified securities that are subscribed for by a person who enters into a sale agreement before this notice comes into force.

    (2) The condition contained in clause 6(1)(d) does not apply, to the extent that it requires it to be a term of the offer for the specified securities that the specified securities can be obtained only on the purchase of a leasehold interest in an allotment, and that on the assignment of the leasehold interest the specified securities must be transferred with that interest, to a sale agreement entered into by a person before this notice comes into force.

Dated at Wellington this 6th day of March 2007.

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

[Seal]

J Diplock,
Chairperson.


Statement of reasons

This notice comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette and expires on 29 February 2012.

This notice exempts Eastside Trustee Limited (and any assignee or successor in title of that company), QuBA Precinct Society Incorporated (the society), and any person acting on behalf of either or both of them, subject to conditions, from sections 33(3), 37, 37A, 38A, 54, and 54B(3) of the Securities Act 1978 (the Act) and from the Securities Regulations 1983 (except regulation 8) in respect of the offer of participatory securities in the form of membership of the society that confers rights to participate in the leasehold interest in, and use of all or part of, the communal facilities in a development undertaken at Parnell, Auckland.

The Securities Commission considers that it is appropriate to grant the exemptions because—

  • section 5(1)(b) of the Act exempts offers of land or an interest in land for which a separate certificate of title can be issued from compliance with Part 2 of the Act:

  • the securities offered are participatory securities, being membership of an incorporated society that will lease, manage, or maintain communal facilities for the benefit of all members. These securities are ancillary to the lease of land and are not intended for the purpose of investment, but rather confer leasehold rights or rights to use the communal facilities in the development:

  • the conditions of the exemptions require that potential investors receive important information before subscription regarding the communal facilities and the risk that the communal property may not be owned by the society, and require that the developer has executed a memorandum of encumbrance to protect the society's interest in the communal facilities.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 March 2007.


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 (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007. The reprint incorporates all the amendments to the notice as at 1 March 2012, as specified in the list of amendments at the end of these notes.

    Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions that cannot be compiled in the reprint are also included, after the principal enactment, in chronological order. For more information, see http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/reprints/ .

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 (Eastside Trustee Limited) Exemption Notice 2007 (SR 2007/67): clause 3