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31.14

The issuer shall inform the Exchange and publish an announcement immediately after approval by or on behalf of the board of directors or other governing body of:—

(1) any decision to pass any interest payment on listed debt securities;
(2) any proposed change in the capital structure;

Note: Once a decision has been made to submit any such proposal to the board, no dealings in any of the relevant debt securities should be effected by or on behalf of the issuer or any of its subsidiaries until the proposal has been announced or abandoned.
(3) any new issues of debt securities and, in particular, any guarantee or security in respect thereof;

Note: The notification of a new issue may be delayed while a marketing or underwriting is in progress (see also Note 1 to rule 31.04).
(4) any drawing, cancellation or redemption of listed debt securities; and
(5) any decision to change the general character or nature of the business of the issuer or group.

Note: In discharging the obligations as set out in this rule, regard should be had to the provisions of rules 2.21 and 2.22, in particular as regards the Exchange's requirements in respect of the communication of information of an urgent nature.