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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2G - MEETINGS  

PART 2G.2 - MEETINGS OF MEMBERS OF COMPANIES  

Division 5 - Holding meetings of members  

SECTION 249V  AUDITOR'S RIGHT TO BE HEARD AT GENERAL MEETINGS  

249V(1)  [Attendance at meeting]  


A company's auditor is entitled to attend any general meeting of the company.

Note: Section 250RA imposes on the auditor of a listed public company an obligation to attend or be represented at the AGM.

249V(2)  [Entitlement to be heard]  


The auditor is entitled to be heard at the meeting on any part of the business of the meeting that concerns the auditor in their capacity as auditor.

249V(3)  [Retirement or removal from office]  


The auditor is entitled to be heard even if:


(a) the auditor retires at the meeting; or


(b) the meeting passes a resolution to remove the auditor from office.

249V(4)  [Auditor's representative]  


The auditor may authorise a person in writing as their representative for the purpose of attending and speaking at any general meeting.

Note 1: At an AGM, members may ask the auditor questions (see section 250T).

Note 2: For when a company must have an auditor, see Part 2M.3.


 



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