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MKT 6.2.1

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(1) A PersonG may have the Units of a FundG admitted to an Official List of SecuritiesG only if:

(a) in the case of a Domestic FundG , it is a Public FundG ; and
(b) in the case of a Foreign FundG :
(i) it is a Designated FundG from a Recognised JurisdictionG ; or
(ii) it is a Fund approved by the DFSAG as a Fund subject to equivalent regulation as that applying to a Public FundG ; and
and it meets the relevant criteria in (2) as applicable.

(2) The relevant criteria for the purposes of (1)(b) are:

(a) in the case of a fund that meets the criteria of a Property FundG , it is a closed-ended investment vehicle and 60% or more of the FundG 's assets comprise Real PropertyG ;
(b) in the case of a fund that is referred to in its offer documents as an "Exchange Traded FundG " or "ETFG ", it complies with CIR Rule 3.1.12; and
(c) in the case of a fund that is referred to in its offer documents as an "Islamic Exchange Traded FundG " or "Islamic ETFG ", it complies with IFR Rule 6.13.1(2).
Derived from RM81/2011 (Made 30th November 2011). [VER1/11-11]
[Amended] DFSA RM120/2013 (Made 14th July 2013). [VER4/07-13]
[Amended] DFSA RM219/2018 (Made 22nd February 2018). [VER13/12-18]