Ontario Securities Act
Regulation 1015
Section 1 Interpretation

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

…(4) Except as otherwise provided in National Instrument 52-107 Acceptable Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards, in National Instrument 71-101 The Multijurisdictional Disclosure System and in Ontario Securities Commission Rule 71-801 The Multijurisdictional Disclosure System, where an issuer is incorporated or organized in a jurisdiction other than Canada or a province or territory of Canada, “generally accepted accounting principles” may, at the option of the issuer, mean such principles as prescribed in the incorporating jurisdiction by or pursuant to applicable legislation or where a recommendation has been made by an association in that jurisdiction equivalent to the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the principles recommended by that association, but where an option is exercised under this subsection, the notes to the financial statements shall state which option has been applied in the choice of generally accepted accounting principles.