NOTICE OF COMMISSION APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO RULES AND POLICIES
MADE UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT
AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 21-101 MARKETPLACE OPERATION
AND COMPANION POLICY 21-101CP
NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 23-101 TRADING RULES AND
COMPANION POLICY 23-101CP
On October 28, 2003, the Commission approved amendments (the Amendments) to:
1. National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation (NI 21-101),
2. National Instrument 23-101 Trading Rules (NI 23-101),
3. Companion Policy 21-101CP to NI 21-101, and
4. Companion Policy 23-101CP to NI 23-101.
A draft of the Amendments was previously published for comment on June 13, 2003 at (2003) 26 OSCB 4377. Further to comments received, minor changes were made to the draft amendments.
The Amendments were delivered to the Minister of Finance on October 31, 2003. The CSA intends to have the Amendments become effective in all jurisdictions on December 31, 2003. If the Minister does not take active steps to approve the Rule Amendments, reject the Rule Amendments, or return the Rule Amendments to the Commission for further consideration, the Rule Amendments come into effect on January 14, 2004. The Policy Amendments will come into force on the effective date of the Rule Amendments. The amendments are being published in Chapter 5 of the Bulletin.