amended and restated as set forth below for purposes of this Note, and Holders of Notes are referred to the Indenture and the TIA for a statement of such terms. To the extent the terms of the Indenture and this Note are inconsistent, the terms of the Indenture shall govern, provided that, for purposes of this Note, Section 10.01(b)(C) of the Base Indenture is amended and restated as set forth below.
(C) the Issuer has delivered to the Trustee an Officers Certificate and an opinion of independent legal counsel satisfactory to the Trustee to the effect that the Issuer has received from, or there has been published by, the Internal Revenue Service a ruling, or that since the date of issuance of the Securities of such series there has been a change in the applicable Federal income tax law, in either case to the effect that beneficial owners of the Securities of such series will not recognize income, gain or loss for Federal income tax purposes as a result of such deposit, defeasance and discharge and will be subject to Federal income tax on the same amount and in the same manner and at the same times, as would have been the case if such deposit, defeasance and discharge had not occurred; and
4. Denominations; Transfer; Exchange.
The Notes are in registered form, without coupons, in denominations of $2,000 and multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof. A Holder shall register the transfer or exchange of Notes in accordance with the Indenture. The Issuer may require a Holder, among other things, to furnish appropriate endorsements and transfer documents and to pay certain transfer taxes or similar governmental charges payable in connection therewith as permitted by the Indenture. The Issuer need not issue, authenticate, register the transfer of or exchange any Notes or portions thereof for a period of fifteen (15) days before the mailing of a notice of redemption, nor need the Issuer register the transfer or exchange of any Note selected for redemption in whole or in part.
5. Amendment; Supplement; Waiver.
Subject to certain exceptions, the Notes and the provisions of the Indenture relating to the Notes may be amended or supplemented and any existing default or Event of Default or compliance with certain provisions may be waived with the written consent of the Holders of at least a majority in aggregate principal amount of all series of Outstanding Securities (including the Notes) under the Indenture that are affected by such amendment, supplement or waiver (voting together as a single class). Without notice to or consent of any Holder, the parties thereto may amend or supplement the Indenture and the Notes to, among other things, cure any ambiguity, omission, defect or inconsistency or comply with any requirements of the Commission in connection with the qualification of the Indenture under the TIA, or make any other change that does not adversely affect the rights of any Holder of a Note in any material respect.
(a) Prior to March 15, 2051 (the date that is six months prior to the maturity date of the Notes), the Issuer may at its option redeem the Notes, in whole or in part at any time, or from time to time, on at least 15 days but not more than 60 days prior notice, at a redemption price calculated by the Issuer equal to the greater of:
(i) 100% of the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed; and