COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 278 - Expert's Consent

    (1) If any prospectus relating to an invitation to the public in respect of any shares or debentures of a public company, whether a general invitation or a restricted invitation, includes a statement purporting to be made by an expert, the prospectus shall not be delivered for registration unless,

    (a) such expert has given his written consent, and has not, before delivery of the prospectus for registration in accordance with section 279 of this Code, withdrawn such consent, to the publication of the prospectus with the inclusion of the statement in the form and context in which it is included; and

    (b) a statement that he has given and not withdrawn his consent appears in the prospectus.

    (2) If, after delivery of the prospectus for registration but prior to registration thereof any such expert withdraws his consent the person who has delivered the prospectus for registration shall immediately notify the Registrar.

    (3) In this section the expression "expert" includes engineer, valuer, accountant, assayer, and any other person whose profession or calling gives authority to a statement by him.