Exemption Certificates

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Exemption certificates are intended to reduce regulatory burden for foreign persons (including foreign government investors) by enabling them to obtain up-front approval for a program of lower-risk investments over a period of time, rather than having to apply for a no objection notification for each proposed investment.

Within this guidance note you will find further information on exemption certificates and the topics below:

  • When may an exemption certificate be applicable?
  • Effect of an exemption certificate
  • Types of exemption certificates
  • How will applications be assessed?
  • What information needs to be provided?
  • Timeframe and process
  • Conditions and compliance