CORPORATIONS ACT 2001
Note: See section
REGISTERING AND DISCIPLINING PRACTITIONERS
Disciplinary and other action
Direction to comply
CLAUSE 40-5 REGISTERED LIQUIDATOR TO REMEDY FAILURE TO LODGE DOCUMENTS OR GIVE INFORMATION OR DOCUMENTS
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Application of this section
This section applies if a registered liquidator fails to comply with a requirement to lodge any document, or give any information or document, that the liquidator is required under this Act to lodge with or give to ASIC.
ASIC may give direction to comply
ASIC may, in writing, direct the liquidator to comply with the requirement within 10 business days after the direction is given.
ASIC may, on the application of a registered liquidator made before the end of the period referred to in subsection (2), extend, or further extend, that period.
Consequences for failing to comply
If the liquidator does not comply within the period, ASIC may do either or both of the following:
(a) give a direction under subsection
(direction not to accept further appointments);
(b) apply to the Court for an order, under subsection
of this Schedule or any other provision that is relevant, directing the liquidator to comply with the requirement within such time as is specified in the order.
Direction is not a legislative instrument
A direction under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.
Relationship with other laws
Nothing in this section limits the operation of any other provision of this Act, or any other law, in relation to a person who fails to comply with a requirement to lodge a document with, or give information or a document to, ASIC.