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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)


Companies Regulations, 2011

Chapter 2 : Formation, Administration and Dissolution of Companies

Part F : Governance of Companies

37. Record dates


See section 59(2)(b)


(1) If any securities of a particular company are in uncertificated form, or otherwise subject to rules of a central securities depository, the company must set the record date in accordance with those rules.


(2) Except as contemplated in sub-regulation (1), a company must publish a notice of a record date for any matter by—
(a) delivering a copy to each registered holder of its securities; and
(b) posting a conspicuous copy of the notice—
(i) at its principal office;
(ii) on its website, if it has one; and
(iii) in the case of a listed company, on any automated system of disseminating information maintained by the exchange.