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NOTICE OF MINISTERIAL APPROVAL OF
AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 51-102 CONTINUOUS DISCLOSURE OBLIGATIONS,
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 41-101 GENERAL PROSPECTUS REQUIREMENTS, AND
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 52-110 AUDIT COMMITTEES



June 4, 2015

On May 21, 2015, the Minister of Finance approved amendments (the Rule Amendments) made by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC or the Commission) to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations, National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements, and National Instrument 52-110 Audit Committees. The Rule Amendments were made by the Commission on March 24, 2015.

On March 24, 2015, the Commission also adopted changes (the Policy Changes) to Companion Policy 51-102CP Companion Policy to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations, and Companion Policy 41-101CP Companion Policy to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements.

The Rule Amendments and the Policy Changes (collectively, the Amendments) were published on the OSC website at http://www.osc.gov.on.ca and in the OSC Bulletin at (2015) 38 OSCB 3379 on April 9, 2015. The Amendments come into force on June 30, 2015. The text of the Amendments is reproduced in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin.