Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2M - FINANCIAL REPORTS AND AUDIT  

PART 2M.3 - FINANCIAL REPORTING  

Division 1 - Annual financial reports and directors ' reports  

Note: This Division applies to retail CCIVs with modifications: see Subdivision C of Division 4 of Part 8B.4 .

SECTION 297   297   TRUE AND FAIR VIEW  


The financial statements and notes for a financial year must give a true and fair view of:

(a)  the financial position and performance of the company, registered scheme or disclosing entity; and

(b)  if consolidated financial statements are required - the financial position and performance of the consolidated entity.

This section does not affect the obligation under section 296 for a financial report to comply with accounting standards.

Note: If the financial statements and notes prepared in compliance with the accounting standards would not give a true and fair view, additional information must be included in the notes to the financial statements under paragraph 295(3)(c) .


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