Proceedings

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE SECURITIES ACT
R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, as amended

AND

IN THE MATTER OF MACDONALD OIL EXPLORATION LTD.,
MACDONALD MINES EXPLORATION LTD.,
MARIO MIRANDA AND FRANK SMEENK

NOTICE OF HEARING
(Section 144)

 

TAKE NOTICE the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") will hold a hearing pursuant to section 144 of the Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.S.5, as amended (the "Act") at the Large Hearing Room on the 17th floor, 20 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario, commencing on the 29th day of January, 2002 at 9:15 a.m. or so soon thereafter as the hearing can be held:

TO CONSIDER whether, pursuant to sections 127(1) and 127.1 of the Act, it is in the public interest for the Commission to make an Order that:

(a)

AN APPLICATION MADE BY FRANK SMEENK to revoke or vary the Order of the Commission, made on January 12, 2001 in the matter of MacDonald Oil Exploration Ltd., MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd., Mario Miranda, and Frank Smeenk (the "January 12, 2001 Order"); and

(b) WHETHER, in the opinion of the Commission, revoking or varying the January 12, 2001 Order is not prejudicial to the public interest; and
(c) SUCH FURTHER ORDERS as the Commission may deem appropriate

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE any party to the proceedings may be represented by counsel at the hearing;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE , upon failure of any party to attend at the time and place aforesaid, the hearing may proceed in the absence of that party and such party is not entitled to any further notice of the proceeding..

January 28, 2002.

Secretary to the Commission


TO: MACDONALD OIL EXPLORATION LTD.
AND TO: MACDONALD MINES EXPLORATION LTD.
AND TO: MARIO MIRANDA
AND TO: FRANK SMEENK