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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2C - REGISTERS  

PART 2C.1 - REGISTERS GENERALLY    View history reference

SECTION 172  LOCATION OF REGISTERS  

172(1)  [Company]  

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A register kept under this Chapter that relates to a company must be kept at:


(a) the company's registered office; or


(b) the company's principal place of business in this jurisdiction; or


(c) a place in this jurisdiction (whether of the company or of someone else) where the work involved in maintaining the register is done; or


(d) another place in this jurisdiction approved by ASIC.

172(1A)  [Registered scheme]  


A register kept under this Chapter that relates to a registered scheme must be kept at:


(a) the responsible entity's registered office; or


(b) an office at the responsible entity's principal place of business in this jurisdiction; or


(c) an office in this jurisdiction (whether of the responsible entity or of someone else) where the work involved in maintaining the register is done; or


(d) another office in this jurisdiction approved by ASIC.

172(2)  Notice to ASIC.  

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The company or scheme must lodge with ASIC a notice of the address at which the register is kept within 7 days after the register is:


(a) established at an office that:


(i) is not the registered office of the company or responsible entity; and

(ii) is not at the principal place of business of the company or responsible entity in this jurisdiction; or


(b) moved from one place to another.

Notice is not required for moving the register between the registered office and the principal place of business in this jurisdiction.

172(3)  [Strict liability offence]  

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An offence based on subsection (1), (1A) or (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.


 



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