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.
|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|
|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|
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.