valid as on 06/12/2022

Regulation 102. Power to relax strict enforcement of the regulations.
Effective date 01.12.2015

102. Power to relax strict enforcement of the regulations.

The Board may in the interest of investors and securities market and for the development of the securities market, relax the strict enforcement of any requirement of these regulations, if the Board is satisfied that:

(a)   any provision of Act(s), Rule(s), regulation(s) under which the listed entity is established or is governed by, is required to be given precedence to; or

(b)   the requirement may cause undue hardship to investors; or

(c)   the disclosure requirement is not relevant for a particular industry or class of listed entities; or

(d)   the requirement is technical in nature; or

(e)   the non-compliance is caused due to factors affecting a class of entities but being beyond the control of the entities.

 The Board may after due consideration of the interest of the investors and the securities market and for the development of the securities market, relax the strict enforcement of any of the requirements of these regulations, if an application is made by the Central Government in relation to its strategic disinvestment in a listed entity.

For seeking relaxation under sub-regulation (1), an application, giving details and the grounds on which such relaxation has been sought, shall be filed with the Board.

The application referred to under sub-regulation (2) shall be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of rupees one lakh payable by way of direct credit in the bank account through NEFT/ RTGS/ IMPS or any other mode allowed by Reserve Bank of India or by way of a demand draft in favour of the Board payable in Mumbai.

Renumbered vide the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 16.11.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here
Inserted vide the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2022 dated 05.12.2022. To view the Notification, Click Here 
Inserted vide the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 16.11.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here
Inserted vide the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 16.11.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here

SEBI Notification dated 05.12.2022 regarding SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2022.


The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Sixth Amendment) Regulations, 2018 dated 16.11.2018


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