National Instrument 62-104 Takeover Bids and Issuer Bids
Part 2 Bids
Section 2.15

Consent of Expert – Bid Circular

(1) In this section and section 2.21, an expert includes a notary in Quebec, solicitor, auditor, accountant, engineer, geologist or appraiser or any other person whose profession or business gives authority to a report, valuation, statement or opinion made by that person.

(2) If a report, valuation, statement or opinion of an expert is included in or accompanies a bid circular or any notice of change or notice of variation to the circular, the written consent of the 16 expert to the use of the report, valuation, statement or opinion must be filed concurrently with the bid circular, notice of change or notice of variation.