Corporations Act 2001
(a) a firm is appointed as auditor of a company or registered scheme; and
(b) the firm is reconstituted because of either or both of the following:
(i) the death, retirement or withdrawal of a member or members; or
324AC(2) Retiring or withdrawing member.
(ii) the admission of a new member or new members.
(a) is taken under subsection 324AB(1) to be an auditor of the company; and
(b) retires or withdraws from the firm as previously constituted as mentioned in subparagraph (1)(b)(i) of this section;
is taken to resign as auditor of the company as from the day of his or her retirement or withdrawal.324AC(3) [ Exception]
Section 329 does not apply to the resignation that is taken to occur under subsection (2) unless:
(a) the person who is taken to have resigned was the only member of the firm who was a registered company auditor; and
(b) there is no member of the firm who is a registered company auditor after that person retires or withdraws from the firm. 324AC(4) New member.
(a) is a registered company auditor; and
(b) is admitted to the firm as mentioned in subparagraph (1)(b)(ii);
is taken to have been appointed as an auditor of the company or registered scheme as from the day of his or her admission to the firm.324AC(5) Appointments of continuing members not affected.
The reconstitution of the firm does not affect the appointment of the continuing members of the firm who are registered company auditors as auditors of the company or registered scheme.324AC(6) [ Registration requirements]
Nothing in this section affects the operation of section 324BB .