SECTION 203. The law relating to arbitration shall apply to the deliberation and the
settlement of disputes in accordance with Section 201 mutatis mutandis.
OVER-THE-COUNTER CENTER AND FUTURES AND OPTIONS CENTER
SECTION 204. An over-the-counter center may be established by not less than fifteen
securities companies jointly applying for a license from the SEC for the purpose of trading
securities which are not securities listed in the Securities Exchange.
SECTION 205. The application for a license to establish an over-the-counter center in
accordance with Section 204 shall be submitted to the SEC and shall have the following
(1) name of the over-the-counter center;
(2) location of the office of the over-the-counter center;
(3) name of the securities companies which are founder members;
(4) capital and sources of capital for operation;
(5) regulations of the over-the-counter center;
(6) other details as specified in the notification of the SEC.
The application referred to in the first paragraph shall be accompanied by the documents
concerning the establishment agreement, regulations applicable to members and other
documents specified in the notification of the SEC.
SECTION 206. The application for and the issuance of a license shall be in accordance
with the rules, conditions and procedures specified in the notification of the SEC.
SECTION 207. The SEC shall have the power to determine a fee for a license for the
establishment of an over-the-counter center.
SECTION 208. A licensed over-the-counter center shall be a juristic person.
SECTION 209. No person shall engage in the business of over-the-counter center or
similar businesses unless a license has been obtained in accordance with this Division.
SECTION 210.4 After the establishment of an over-the-counter center in accordance with
Section 204, there shall be a board of directors of the center comprising not more than nine
members elected by the founder members.
The directors of the over-the-counter center shall elect the chairman, vice-chairman, manager
of the over-the-counter center and other positions as deemed appropriate from among the
directors referred to in the first paragraph.
Names and positions of the directors of the over-the-counter center shall be submitted to the
Capital Market Supervisory Board without delay.
SECTION 211. In cases where alterations and modifications have been made to the
regulations of the over-the-counter center applicable to members, the over-the-counter center
shall report such alterations and modifications to the SEC without delay.
[SECTION 212 was repealed by the Securities and Exchange Act (No.4) B.E. 2551]
SECTION 213. The over-the-counter center shall ensure that members enter into a
commitment to comply with the provisions of this Act, or rules and regulations of such overthe-
counter center, or rules and regulations specified by the SEC. In cases where there has
been a contravention of or non-compliance with such rules and regulations by a member, the
over-the-counter center shall punish such member.
The punishment referred to in the first paragraph shall be:
(3) temporary prohibition from trading in the over-the-counter center;
(4) termination of membership.
SECTION 214. An over-the-counter center shall be dissolved in any of the following
(1) events specified in the agreement establishing the over-the-counter center as causes of
(2) a resolution by the members' meeting to dissolve;
(3) the number of members has been reduced to less than fifteen and the SEC issues a
resolution to dissolve;
(5) when there is a reasonable cause for the SEC to order the dissolution.
The dissolution in accordance with (1) and (2) shall be effective when given an approval by
SECTION 215. After the dissolution of an over-the-counter center, the remaining assets of
the over-the-counter center shall be equally distributed among members, unless otherwise
specified in the agreement establishing the over-the-counter center or the regulations
applicable to members.
SECTION 216.4 The provisions of Section 91, Section 158, Section 160, Section 161,
Section 162, Section 163, Section 170/1, Section 186, Section 190, Section 193, Section 194,
and Section 197 including related penalty provisions shall apply mutatis mutandis.
SECTION 217. The provisions of Section 167, Section 168, Section 170, Section 171,
Section 172, Section 178, Section 179, Section 180, Section 181, Section 182, Section 183,
Section 184, Section 187, Section 188, Section 189, Section 191, Section 195, Section 196,
Section 198, Section 199, Section 200, Section 201, Section 202, and Section 203 including
related penalty provisions shall apply mutatis mutandis.
In cases where the provisions referred to in the first paragraph specify the powers and duties
of the Securities Exchange, the board of directors or the manager of the Securities Exchange,
such provisions shall be deemed as the powers and duties of the over-the-counter center, the
board of directors or the manager of the over-the-counter center, as the case may be.
FUTURES AND OPTIONS CENTER
SECTION 218. The establishment, operation, supervision and control of the operation of a
futures and options center shall be in accordance with the governing laws.
                 
                
4. indicated amendment by the Securities and Exchange Act (No. 4) B.E. 2551