Securities Law & Instruments
ONTARIO SECURITIES COMMISSION
RULE 61-801 IMPLEMENTING MULTILATERAL INSTRUMENT 61-101
PROTECTION OF MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS IN SPECIAL TRANSACTIONS
1.1 Rule 61-501 -- Rule 61-501 Insider Bids, Issuer Bids, Business Combinations and Related Party Transactions is revoked.
1.2 Rule 71-802 -- Section 2.4 of Rule 71-802 Implementing National Instrument 71-102 Continuous Disclosure and Other Exemptions Relating to Foreign Issuers is amended by:
(i) replacing the title "Going Private Transactions and Related Party Transactions" with the title "Business Combinations and Related Party Transactions", and
(ii) replacing the words "Rule 61-501 Insider Bids, Issuer Bids, Going Private Transactions and Related Party Transactions" with "MI 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions".
1.3 Effective Date -- This rule comes into force on February 1, 2008.