Securities Law & Instruments

September 22, 2005

IN THE MATTER OF

THE SECURITIES ACT

R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, AS AMENDED

AND

IN THE MATTER OF

A PROCEEDING

BROUGHT PURSUANT TO SECTION 127 OF THE ACT

IN THE MATTER OF

ANDREW CURRAH, COLIN HALANEN,

JOSEPH DAMM, NICHOLAS WEIR,

PENNY CURRAH AND WARREN HAWKINS

 

ORDER

WHEREAS a Notice of Hearing and related Statement of Allegations were issued on the 23rd day of July, 2004 in respect of Andrew Currah, Colin Halanen, Joseph Damm, Nicholas Weir, Penny Currah and Warren Hawkins;

AND WHEREAS by Order dated February 11, 2005, this matter was adjourned to a pre-hearing conference on May 12, 2005 at 10:00 a.m.;

AND WHEREAS Staff of the Commission and the respondents have made submissions at the pre-hearing conference;

AND WHEREAS, pursuant to Rule 2.7 of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Practice, the Commissioner presiding at a pre-hearing conference may make orders with respect to the conduct of the proceeding;

IT IS ORDERED that all motions by the respondents concerning limitation period defences be heard during the week of July 4, 2005, provided that a date in that week can be accommodated by the hearing panel. In the event that the aforementioned date cannot be accommodated, it is ordered that the motions shall be heard as soon after that time as all parties can reasonably accommodate;

IT IS ORDERED that all motions by the respondents concerning disclosure be heard prior to September 15, 2005;

IT IS ORDERED that the hearing on the merits of this matter be scheduled for a one month period commencing November 1, 2005.

"Paul Bates"