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TABLE 2 (CHAPTER 17) — EMERGENCY SHARE REGISTRATION ARRANGEMENTS DURING A BLACK RAINSTORM WARNING

Event Ex-entitlement Day (Ex-Date) Issue/cancellation of a Black Rainstorm Warning Registrar Book-Close Date Closed Period for Transfer Books or Register of Members Announcements Required
Time Status of Signal Time for Accepting Shares for Registration
1 First Before 9 am A Black Rainstorm Warning is issued and remains in effect at 12 noon For each ex-date affected defer to the next business day (normal business hours) Automatically postponed by number of ex-dates affected The book-closure period may be extended in accordance with the delay to the book-close date so that the book-closure period remains the same No announcement required unless:—
(i) the payment date is also deferred, in which case an announcement of the new payment date must be made by the listed issuer, or
(ii) the book-closure period is extended,
in both cases the listed issuer must publish a notice of such changes as soon as possible.
2 Second
3 First Before 9 am A Black Rainstorm Warning is issued before 9 am but cancelled at or prior to 12 noon Extension to 5 pm on the same day No change No change No announcement required
4 Second
5 First At or after 9 am A Black Rainstorm Warning issued at or after 9 am No change No change No change No announcement required
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NB: Where any of the above events happen on deferred ex-dates or on a postponed book-close date the relevant arrangements set out above will apply mutatis mutandis.