These are the current principal legislative instruments related to public takeovers in New Zealand.
Takeovers Regulations 2000
The Takeovers Regulations 2000 includes the Takeovers Code, and the fees charged for the Panel's services.
Takeovers Act 1993
Companies Act 1993 Part 15
The Companies Act includes section 236A, which governs schemes of arrangement involving a Code company. Schedule 10 sets out the principles to be applied to determine interest classes for the purposes of section 236A of the Companies Act.
Financial Markets Conduct Act (Takeovers Panel) Exemption Notice 2015
Note: Please see Exemptions for exemptions from the Code for certain requirements.