The Securities And Exchange Ordinance, 1969

ORDINANCE NO. XVII OF 1969


1An Ordinance to provide for the protection of investors, 2[ regulations of capital markets and issue] and dealings in securities.

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the protection of investors, 3[ regulations of capital markets and issue] and dealings in securities and for matters ancillary thereto;

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NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 25th day of March, 1969, read with the Provisional Constitution Order, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the above mentioned Ordinance.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SI. No.
Chapter Subject
1
Chapter I
Preliminary
2
Chapter IA
Issue Of Capital
3
Chapter II
Registration And Regulation Of Stock Exchanges
4
Chapter III
Regulation Of Issuers
5
Chapter IV
Prohibitions And Restrictions
6
Chapter V
Enquiries, Penalties, Orders And Appeals
7
Chapter VI
Miscellaneous




1Throughout this Ordinance, the word “Commission” was substituted for the words “Central Government” by section 2 of the Securities and Exchange (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XVI of 1993)
2The words “regulations of capital markets and issue” were substituted for the words “regulations of markets” by section 3 of the Securities and Exchange (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XVI of 1993
3The words “regulations of capital markets and issue” were substituted for the words “regulations of markets” by section 3 of the Securities and Exchange (Amendment) Act, 1993 (Act No. XVI of 1993)
4Second paragraph of preamble was omitted by section 2 of the Securities and Exchange (Amendment) Act, 2012 (Act No. XLVI of 2012).



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