(1) Expedited securities registration service: The issuer (or its paying agent or registrar) may, but shall not be obliged to, provide an expedited securities registration service under which definitive certificates are required to be issued within:—
(a) 3 business days of the date of expiration of any right of renunciation; or
(b) 3 business days of the receipt of properly executed transfer or other relevant documents or the relevant certificates.
(2) The fee for registration pursuant to the expedited securities registration service shall not exceed, in total, the higher of the following:—
(a) HK$20.00 multiplied by the number of certificates issued; or
(b) HK$20.00 multiplied by the number of certificates cancelled.
(3) If the issuer (or its paying agent or registrar) fails to effect any registration within the period of 3 business days specified in rule 31.29(1), the registration shall be performed free of charge.