Securities and Exchange Board of India
Dated: March 23, 2020
All Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
All Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)
All Parties to REITs and InvITs
All Recognized Stock Exchanges
Madam / Sir,
1. Due to the developments arising due to the spread of the COVID 19 virus, a need for temporary relaxations in compliance requirements for REITs and InvITs is warranted. Accordingly, it has been decided to extend the due date for regulatory filings and compliances for REIT and InvIT for the period ending March 31, 2020 by one month over and above the timelines, prescribed under SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014 (InvIT Regulations) and SEBI (Real estate Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014 (REIT Regulations) and circulars issued thereunder.
2. This Circular shall come into force with immediate effect. The Stock Exchanges are advised to bring the provisions of this circular to the notice of all REITs and InvITs and also disseminate on their websites.
3. The Circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 11(1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 read with Regulation 33 of InvIT Regulations and Regulation 33 of REIT Regulations.
4. This Circular is available on SEBI website at sebi.gov.in under the categories “Legal Framework” and under the drop down “Circulars”.
Richa G. Agarwal
Deputy General Manager
Department of Debt and Hybrid Securities
Email id – [email protected]
Tel No.022-2644 9596