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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.4AA - INFRINGEMENT NOTICES FOR ALLEGED CONTRAVENTIONS OF CONTINUOUS DISCLOSURE PROVISIONS    View history reference

SECTION 1317DAD  STATEMENT OF REASONS MUST BE GIVEN  

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1317DAD(1)  Statement of reasons.  


Before issuing the infringement notice, ASIC must:


(a) give the disclosing entity a written statement that sets out ASIC's reasons for believing that the disclosing entity has contravened subsection 674(2) or 675(2); and


(b) give a representative of the disclosing entity an opportunity to:


(i) appear at a private hearing before ASIC; and

(ii) give evidence to ASIC; and

(iii) make submissions to ASIC;
in relation to the alleged contravention of subsection 674(2) or 675(2).

1317DAD(2)  [Consultation with relevant market operator]  


If the disclosing entity is a listed disclosing entity, ASIC must consult with the relevant market operator for the disclosing entity before giving the disclosing entity the statement under this subsection.

1317DAD(3)  [When consultation not required]  


ASIC does not need to consult the relevant market operator under subsection (2) if:


(a) the disclosing entity is the relevant market operator; or


(b) the disclosing entity conducts a business in competition with a business conducted by the relevant market operator.

1317DAD(4)  Limit on the use of evidence or information given to ASIC.  


Evidence or information that a representative of the disclosing entity gives ASIC under paragraph (1)(b) in relation to the alleged contravention of subsection 674(2) or 675(2) is:


(a) not admissible in evidence against the disclosing entity in any proceedings; and


(b) not admissible in evidence against a representative of the disclosing entity in any proceedings (other than proceedings for an offence based on the evidence or information given being false or misleading).


 



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