CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2M - FINANCIAL REPORTS AND AUDIT  

PART 2M.6 - EXEMPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS  

SECTION 340   EXEMPTION ORDERS - COMPANIES, REGISTERED SCHEMES AND DISCLOSING ENTITIES  

340(1)   [ Application in relation to a company]  

On an application made in accordance with subsection (3) in relation to a company, registered scheme or disclosing entity, ASIC may make an order in writing relieving any of the following from all or specified requirements of Parts 2M.2 , 2M.3 and 2M.4 (other than Division 4 ):


(a) the directors;


(b) the company, scheme or entity;


(c) the auditor.

Note: For the criteria for making orders under this section, see section 342 .

340(2)   [ Order]  

The order may:


(a) be expressed to be subject to conditions; and


(b) be indefinite or limited to a specified period.

340(3)   [ Application]  

The application must be:


(a) authorised by a resolution of the directors; and


(b) in writing and signed by a director; and


(c) lodged with ASIC.

340(4)   [ Written notice]  

ASIC must give the applicant written notice of the making, revocation or suspension of the order.


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