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NOTICE OF MINISTERIAL APPROVAL OF

NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 24-101

INSTITUTIONAL TRADE MATCHING AND SETTLEMENT

AND

FORMS 24-101F1, 24-101F2, 24-101F3,

24-101F4 and 24-101F5

On March 7, 2007, the Minister of Government Services (the Minister) approved National Instrument 24-101 Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement as a rule under the Securities Act, together with the following forms in the rule: Form 24-101F1 Registrant Exception Report of DAP/RAP Trade Reporting and Matching; Form 24-101F2 Clearing Agency Quarterly Operations Report of Institutional Trade Reporting and Matching; Form 24-101F3 Matching Service Utility Notice of Operations; Form 24-101F4 Matching Service Utility Notice of Cessation of Operations; and Form 24-101F5 Matching Service Utility Quarterly Operations Report of Institutional Trade Reporting and Matching (together, the Instrument). Earlier versions of the Instrument were published for comment on April 16, 2004 and March 3, 2006. The Ontario Securities Commission made the Instrument as a rule on November 28, 2006 and published the final version on January 12, 2007.

The Instrument will come into force on April 1, 2007, although certain provisions become effective only on October 1, 2007.

The Instrument and companion policy are republished in Chapter 5 of this Bulletin and at http://www.osc.gov.on.ca/Regulation/Rulemaking/Current/rrn_part2_index.jsp.