Securities Law

BCN 2001/24 - BC Instrument 44-501 Exemption of short form prospectuses from general disclosure requirements [BCN - Rescinded]

Published Date: 2001-04-20
Effective Date: 2001-04-19

Effective April 19, 2001, the Commission has issued BC Instrument 44-501.  This Instrument provides an exemption from National Instrument 41-101 Prospectus Disclosure Requirements for preliminary and final short form prospectuses that comply with National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions. 

NI 44-101 provides a substantially complete code for the preparation and filing of short form prospectuses and includes provisions dealing with the matters covered by NI 41-101. BCI#44-501 mirrors provisions contained in Alberta Securities Commission Rule 44-801 and in the pending Ontario Securities Commission Rule 44-801 (which comes into force April 21, 2001).


April 19, 2001


Douglas M. Hyndman

Ref: BCI#44-501
 NI 41-101
 NI 44-101
 ASC Rule 44-801
 OSC Rule 44-801

This Notice may refer to other documents. These documents can be found at the B.C. Securities Commission public website at in the Commission Documents database or the Historical Documents database.