An overseas issuer may purchase its own shares (as defined in rule 13.06) on GEM in accordance with rule 13.03. With regard to rule 13.14 concerning the status of shares purchased by an issuer, where the overseas issuer in question has a listing on another stock exchange the rules of (or laws in relation to) which permit treasury stock, the Exchange will be prepared to waive the requirement to cancel and destroy the documents of title of purchased shares, provided that the overseas issuer must apply for the relisting of any such shares which are re-issued, as if it were a new issue of those shares.