Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2D - OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES  

PART 2D.4 - APPOINTMENT OF SECRETARIES  

SECTION 204A   MINIMUM NUMBER OF SECRETARIES  

204A(1)   Proprietary companies.  

A proprietary company is not required to have a secretary but, if it does have 1 or more secretaries, at least 1 of them must ordinarily reside in Australia.

204A(2)   Public companies.  

A public company must have at least 1 secretary. At least 1 of them must ordinarily reside in Australia.

204A(3)   Strict liability offences.  

An offence based on subsection (1) or (2) is an offence of strict liability.

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


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