The Exchange may waive the exercise price requirement under Note 1 to rule 17.03(9) for a share option scheme of a PRC issuer dually listed on the Exchange and a PRC stock exchange, provided that: (i) the scheme involves only shares listed on the PRC stock exchange; and (ii) the scheme contains provisions to ensure that the exercise price of the options is no less than the prevailing market price of the relevant shares on the PRC stock exchange at the time of grant of the options.