(1) [Repealed 1 January 2005]
(2) The PRC issuer should ensure that the Compliance Adviser retained by it has access at all times to its authorised representatives, directors and other officers and should procure that such persons provide promptly to the Compliance Adviser such information and assistance as the Compliance Adviser may need or may reasonably request in connection with the performance of the Compliance Adviser's duties as set out in Chapter 3A and rule 19A.06. The PRC issuer should also ensure that there are adequate and efficient means of communication between itself, its authorised representatives, directors and other officers and the Compliance Adviser and should keep the Compliance Adviser fully informed of all communications and dealings between it and the Exchange.
(3) Rules 3A.26 and 3A.27 are modified so as to:
(a) require that the PRC issuer not terminate the role of a Compliance Adviser until the PRC issuer has appointed a replacement Compliance Adviser;
(b) require that during the Fixed Period the PRC issuer and the Compliance Adviser immediately notify the Exchange of termination or resignation of the Compliance Adviser, in each case stating the reason for termination or resignation, as applicable; and
(c) require that the PRC issuer and the new Compliance Adviser immediately notify the Exchange of the new Compliance Adviser's appointment.
(4) If the Exchange is not satisfied that the sponsor or Compliance Adviser is fulfilling its responsibilities under Chapter 3A and rule 19A.06 adequately, the Exchange may require the PRC issuer to terminate the sponsor's or Compliance Adviser's appointment and appoint a replacement as soon as possible. The PRC issuer and the new sponsor or Compliance Adviser should immediately notify the Exchange of the new sponsor's or Compliance Adviser's appointment.