Corporations Act 2001
If section 257B applies this section to a buy-back, the company must satisfy the lodgment requirement in subsection (2) at least 14 days before:
(a) if the buy-back agreement is conditional on the passing of a resolution under subsection 257C(1) or 257D(1) - the resolution is passed; or
(b) if it is not - the agreement is entered into. 257F(2)
The company satisfies the lodgment requirement when it lodges with ASIC:
(a) documents under subsection 257C(3) or 257D(3) or section 257E ; or
(b) a notice that the company intends to carry out the buy-back.
Note 1: A company that has to lodge documents under section 257C , 257D or 257E needs to lodge a notice under paragraph (2)(b) of this section only if it wants for some reason to enter into the agreement or pass the resolution less than 14 days after lodging the section 257C , 257D or 257E documents.
Note 2: The company may specify a buy-back under paragraph (2)(b) in any way. It may, for instance, choose to lodge a notice covering buy-backs to be carried out:
[ CCH Note: S 257F(2) will be amended by No 69 of 2020, s 3, Sch 1 and [ 587], by substituting " the Registrar " for " ASIC " and inserting " The lodgement must meet any requirements of the data standards. " at the end of para (b) (effective 22 June 2022 or a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation).]