National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds
Part 3 New Mutual Funds
Section 3.3

Prohibition Against Reimbursement of Organization Costs

(1) The costs of incorporation, formation or initial organization of a mutual fund, or of the preparation and filing of any of the preliminary prospectus, preliminary annual information form, preliminary fund facts document, initial prospectus, annual information form or fund facts document of the mutual fund must not be borne by the mutual fund or its securityholders.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an exchange-traded mutual fund unless the funds is in continuous distribution.