The application for listing must be made, in accordance with the provisions of rule 28.03, in the prescribed form set out in Appendix 5C, signed by a duly authorised officer of the issuer. The form must be accompanied:—
(1) by the documents, as applicable, stipulated in rule 28.13;
(2) in circumstances where the issuer or the issuer's holding company is required to have (or otherwise retains) a Sponsor or financial adviser, the Sponsor's or financial adviser's statement relating to independence in a form acceptable to the Exchange; and
(3) the listing fee in the amount specified in Appendix 9.