CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2A - REGISTERING A COMPANY  

PART 2A.1 - WHAT COMPANIES CAN BE REGISTERED  

SECTION 115   RESTRICTIONS ON SIZE OF PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS  

115(1)   [ Restrictions]  

A person must not participate in the formation of a partnership or association that:


(a) has as an object gain for itself or for any of its members; and


(b) has more than 20 members;

unless the partnership or association is incorporated or formed under an Australian law.

Note: For the effect of a contravention of this section, see section 103 .

115(2)   [ Regulations]  

The regulations may specify a higher number that is higher than the number specified in paragraph (1)(b) for the purposes of the application of that paragraph to a particular kind of partnership or association.

115(3)   [ Strict liability offence]  

An offence based on subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .


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