(1) No issuer shall make a bonus issue of equity shares , unless it has made reservation of equity shares of the same class in favour of the holders of outstanding convertible debt instruments in proportion to the convertible part thereof.
(2) The equity shares reserved for the holders of fully or partly convertible debt instruments shall be issued at the time of conversion of such convertible debt instruments on the same terms or same proportion
on which the bonus shares were issued.
SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2012, w.e.f. 07.02.2012