35. Suspending and delisting Securities from an Official List of Securities

(1) The DFSA or an Authorised Market Institution may, in accordance with its listing rules, suspend or delist Securities from its Official List of Securities with immediate effect or from such date and time as may be specified where it is satisfied that there are circumstances that warrant such action or it is in the interests of the DIFC.
(2) The DFSA may direct an Authorised Market Institution to suspend or delist Securities from an Official List of Securities with immediate effect or from such date and time as may be specified if it is satisfied there are circumstances that warrant such action or it is in the interests of the DIFC.
(3) The procedures in Schedule 3 to the Regulatory Law 2004 apply to a decision of the DFSA under this Article. The DFSA shall give both the Reporting Entity and the Authorised Market Institution an opportunity to make representations under the procedures in that Schedule.
(4) If the DFSA decides to exercise its power under this Article, the Reporting Entity or the Authorised Market Institution may refer the matter to the FMT for review.
(5) The DFSA may withdraw a direction made under Article 35(2) at any time.
(6) Securities that are suspended from an Official List of Securities are still admitted to an Official List of Securities for the purposes of Parts 3 and 4 of this Law.
(7) The DFSA may, by Rules, prescribe any additional requirements or procedures relating to the delisting or suspension of Securities from or restoration of Securities to an Official List of Securities.