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MKT 9.7.4

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(1) A Listed EntityG must not purchase its own SharesG without the prior written approval of the DFSAG .
(2) The DFSAG may make its approval of a proposal by a Listed EntityG to purchase its own SharesG subject to conditions or restrictions.
(3) A Listed EntityG which proposes to purchase more than 15% of any class of its SharesG must do so only by way of a tender offer to all shareholders of that class.
(4) The procedures in Schedule 3 to the Regulatory Law apply to a decision of the DFSAG under (1) not to approve a purchase of SharesG and under (2) to approve a proposal subject to conditions or restrictions.
(5) If the DFSAG decides to exercise its power under (1) not to approve a purchase of SharesG or under (2) to make its approval subject to conditions or restrictions, the Listed EntityG may refer the matter to the FMTG for review.
Derived from RM81/2011 (Made 30th November 2011). [VER1/11-11]
[Amended] DFSA RM134/2014 (Made 21st August 2014). [VER5/06-14]