1Where a mineral company applies for the admission of its equity shares to a premium listing and cannot comply with the minimum three-year period required in LR 6.2.1R(1) because it has been operating for a shorter period:
the mineral company must have published or filed historical financial information since the inception of its business; and
the following apply to the mineral company only with regard to the period for which it has published or filed historical financial information pursuant to (1):
1This rule applies if the mineral company applies for the admission of its equity shares to premium listing and cannot comply with LR 6.6.1R (control of business) because the mineral company does not hold controlling interests in a majority (by value) of the properties, fields, mines or other assets in which it has invested.
The mineral company must demonstrate that it has a reasonable spread of direct interests in mineral resources and has rights to participate actively in their extraction, whether by voting or through other rights which give it influence in decisions over the timing and method of extraction of those resources.