Application from BB Sports in Relation to Magic Millions League Takeover Bid for Brisbane Broncos

The Panel advises that it has received an application for a declaration of unacceptable circumstances and orders under sections 657A and 657D(2) of the Corporations Act from BB Sports Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of The News Corporation Ltd). The application relates to the announcement by Magic Millions League Pty Ltd on 17 December 2001 that its proposed takeover offer for the Brisbane Broncos Ltd will not proceed.