Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2M - FINANCIAL REPORTS AND AUDIT  

PART 2M.3 - FINANCIAL REPORTING  

Division 2 - Half-year financial report and directors' report  

SECTION 303   CONTENTS OF HALF-YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT   Basic contents

303(1)  
The financial report for a half-year consists of:

(a)  the financial statements for the half-year; and

(b)  the notes to the financial statements; and

(c)  the directors ' declaration about the statements and notes. Financial statements

303(2)  


The financial statements for the half-year are:

(a)  unless paragraph (b) applies - the financial statements in relation to the disclosing entity required by the accounting standards; or

(b)  if the accounting standards require the disclosing entity to prepare financial statements in relation to a consolidated entity - the financial statements in relation to the consolidated entity required by the accounting standards.

Notes to financial statements

303(3)  
The notes to the financial statements are:

(a)  disclosures required by the regulations; and

(b)  notes required by the accounting standards; and

(c)  any other information necessary to give a true and fair view (see section 305 ). Directors ' declaration

303(4)  
The directors ' declaration is a declaration by the directors:


(a) (Repealed)


(b) (Repealed)

(c)  whether, in the directors ' opinion, there are reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosing entity will be able to pay its debts as and when they become due and payable; and

(d)  

whether, in the directors ' opinion, the financial statement and notes are in accordance with this Act, including:

(i) section 304 (compliance with accounting standards); and

(ii) section 305 (true and fair view).

Note: See paragraph 285(3)(c) for the reference to the debts of a disclosing entity that is a registered scheme.

303(5)  
The declaration must:

(a)  be made in accordance with a resolution of the directors; and

(b)  specify the day on which the declaration is made; and

(c)  be signed by a director.

Note: Section 1228 deals with directors ' resolutions for CCIVs.


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