485BPOS 1 a12-20465_17485bpos.htm 485BPOS

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 20, 2012

Registration Nos.: 2-71558
811-3165

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
  UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933  
x

  Pre-Effective Amendment No.  o

  Post-Effective Amendment No. 40  x

and/or

  REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY  

  ACT OF 1940  x

  Amendment No. 41  x

Active Assets Government Securities Trust

(a Massachusetts business trust)

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (212) 296-6970

Stefanie V. Chang Yu, Esq.
522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:

    Carl Frischling, Esq.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
  Stuart M. Strauss, Esq.
Dechert LLP
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
 

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering:

As soon as practicable after this Post-Effective Amendment becomes effective.

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):

   

X

 

Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

 
     

On October 31, 2012 pursuant to paragraph (b)

 
     

60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 
     

On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 
     

75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

 
     

On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

 

  Amending the Prospectus and Updating Financial Statements

  If appropriate, check the following box:

   

This post-effective amendment designates a new effective

 
   

date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of the Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York and State of New York on the 20th day of November, 2012.

 

ACTIVE ASSETS GOVERNMENT SECURITIES TRUST

 

 

 

By:

 

/s/ KEVIN KLINGERT

 

 

 

Kevin Klingert

 

 

President and Principal Executive Officer

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 40 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signatures

 

Title

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

Principal Executive Officer

 

President and Principal

 

 

 

 

 

Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

 

/s/ KEVIN KLINGERT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Klingert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

Principal Financial Officer

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ FRANCIS J. SMITH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis J. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3)

Majority of the Trustees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Bozic

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel H. Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph J. Kearns

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael E. Nugent (Chairman)

 

 

 

 

 

Fergus Reid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ CARL FRISCHLING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Frischling

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 20, 2012

 



 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Index No.

 

Description of Exhibit

 

 

 

EX-101.INS

 

XBRL Instance Document

EX-101.SCH

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document

EX-101.CAL

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase

EX-101.DEF

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase

EX-101.LAB

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase

EX-101.PRE

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase