CORPORATIONS ACT 2001
REGISTERING A COMPANY
HOW A COMPANY IS REGISTERED
SECTION 118 ASIC GIVES COMPANY ACN, REGISTERS COMPANY AND ISSUES CERTIFICATE
If an application is lodged under section 117, ASIC may:
(a) give the company an ACN; and
(b) register the company; and
(c) issue a certificate that states:
(i) the company
s name; and
(ii) the company
s ACN; and
(iii) the company
s type; and
(iv) that the company is registered as a company under this Act; and
(v) the State or Territory in this jurisdiction in which the company is taken to be registered; and
(vi) the date of registration.
Note: For the evidentiary value of a certificate of registration, see subsection 1274(7A).
ASIC must keep record of registration
ASIC must keep a record of the registration. Subsections 1274(2) and (5) apply to the record as if it were a document lodged with ASIC.