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The Financial Markets Authority has wide powers to exempt persons (or types of persons) or transactions (or types of transactions) from some requirements in the Securities Act 1978, Securities Markets Act 1988, Financial Reporting Act 1993 and associated regulations.

Find out more about exemptions, including exemptions already granted.

See a full list of Exemption Notices

This information relates to FMA’s exemption powers under the Securities Act regime. FMA also has exemption powers under the FMC Act. Some of the substantive provisions in the FMC Act come into force on 1 April 2014 and the remainder come into force on 1 December 2014.

For information on the timeline for change and the latest news and information, click here.