Jervois Mining Limited - Panel Declines to Conduct Proceedings

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The Panel has declined to conduct proceedings on an application made on 29 September 2016 by Jervois Mining Limited (JRV) in relation to its affairs (see TP16/71).

JRV submitted, among other things, that Scandium Development International Pty Ltd, which holds 0.03% of JRV, had formed an association with other JRV shareholders and SDI and its associates had each acquired relevant interests in voting shares in JRV in breach of section 6061 and which had not been disclosed under section 671B.

The Panel considered that it was not provided with a sufficient body of material to justify the Panel making further enquiries as to the alleged association.

The Panel concluded there was no reasonable prospect that it would make a declaration of unacceptable circumstances.  Accordingly, the Panel declined to conduct proceedings.

The sitting Panel was Peter Day, Sarah Dulhunty (sitting President) and Bruce McLennan.  The Panel will publish its reasons for the decision in due course on its website.

Allan Bulman
Director, Takeovers Panel
Level 10, 63 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph:+61 3 9655 3597

1 All references are to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) unless otherwise indicated