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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 793C

Enforcement of operating rules

             (1)  If a person who is under an obligation to comply with or enforce any of a licensed market's operating rules fails to meet that obligation, an application to the Court may be made by:

                     (a)  ASIC; or

                     (b)  the licensee; or

                     (c)  the operator of a clearing and settlement facility with which the licensee has clearing and settlement arrangements; or

                     (d)  a person aggrieved by the failure.

             (2)  After giving an opportunity to be heard to the applicant and the person against whom the order is sought, the Court may make an order giving directions to:

                     (a)  the person against whom the order is sought; or

                     (b)  if that person is a body corporate (other than a notified foreign passport fund)--the directors of the body corporate;

about compliance with, or enforcement of, the operating rules.

             (3)  For the purposes of this section, a body corporate (other than a notified foreign passport fund) that is, with its agreement, consent or acquiescence, included in the official list of a licensed market, or an associate of such a body corporate, is taken to be under an obligation to comply with the operating rules of that market to the extent to which those rules purport to apply to the body corporate or associate.

             (4)  For the purposes of this section, if a disclosing entity that is an undertaking to which interests in a registered scheme relate is, with the responsible entity's agreement, consent or acquiescence, included in the official list of a licensed market, the responsible entity, or an associate of the responsible entity, is taken to be under an obligation to comply with the operating rules of that market to the extent to which those rules purport to apply to the responsible entity or associate.

          (4A)  For the purposes of this section, if a disclosing entity that is an undertaking to which interests in a notified foreign passport fund relate is, with the agreement, consent or acquiescence of the operator of the fund, included in the official list of a licensed market, the operator of the fund, or an associate of the operator, is taken to be under an obligation to comply with the operating rules of that market to the extent to which those rules purport to apply to the operator or associate.

             (5)  For the purposes of this section, if a body corporate fails to comply with or enforce provisions of the operating rules of a licensed market, a person who holds financial products of the body corporate that are able to be traded on the market is taken to be a person aggrieved by the failure.

             (6)  There may be other circumstances in which a person may be aggrieved by a failure for the purposes of this section.



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