NSSC Fees

This is an unofficial plain language list. Please see Appendix A of the Rules to the Securities Act for legislated fees.

Please see the following amendments to the fees schedule in the general securities rules which took effect on April 23, 2020

CHEQUES FOR FEES ARE TO BE MADE PAYABLE TO: MINISTER OF FINANCE, NOVA SCOTIA

Capital Markets (Registration)

Fee Type Fee Amount
Application for registration or annual maintenance fee of registration as a dealer or an adviser firm $699.50
Application for registration or annual maintenance fee of a Dealing or Advising Representative, Ultimate Designated Person or Chief Compliance Officer $350.35
Application for registration or annual maintenance fee of registration as a Permitted Individual $28.65.
Application for reactivation of registration as an Advising or Dealing Representative of a registered dealer or adviser $350.35
Application to open a location in Nova Scotia $116.80
Application for amendment of registration as a dealer or adviser $28.65

Corporate Finance

Fee Type Fee Amount
Filing a Preliminary Prospectus, Pro Forma Prospectus or Statement of Material Facts

$991.50 if NS is not principal regulator

$1458.60 if NS is principal regulator

Filing a Prospectus Supplement (not pricing) $991.50
Filing a Pro Forma or Preliminary Simplified Prospectus and Annual Information Form

$1400.20 per issuer if NS is not principal regulator

$1924.55 per issuer if NS is principal regulator

Filing of an Annual Information Form (under NI 51-102 or under NI 81-106) $1400.20
Additional Class of Securities in a Prospectus $350.35 per class
Amendment of Prospectus per Issuer $116.80 plus $350.35 for each new additional class of securities
If amendment of prospectus is accompanied by a report upon a property or an amended financial statement $175.15 per property or amended financial statement
Report filed with a Prospectus filing relating to properties of Natural Resource Company $116.80 per property
Filing a Rights Offering Circular  $408.70
Filing a Share-Exchange Take-over Bid Circular $408.70
Filing a Director's Circular $116.80
Filing an amendment to a share-exchange take-over bid circular $116.80
Filing a Report of Exempt Distribution (Form 45-106F1, Form 2A purs. to sec. 19 of the CEDC Regs and Form 22A attached to Rule GSR-1 Annual Co-operative Report of Exempt Distribution $28.65
Filing Annual Financial Statements

$175.15 if non-exchange member

$291.45 if a member of a Canadian exchange

Material Change Reports $28.65
An offering document filed under the Community Economic-Development Regulations $28.65

Exemptions and Commission Orders

Fee Type Fee Amount
Application under Section 79 of the Act $525.50
Application pursuant to any other provision of Nova Scotia securities laws, policy statements issued pursuant to sec. 19 of the Act not otherwise provided for $408.70
Every application to the Commission on an expedited basis an additional $408.70