Corporations Act 2001
[ CCH Note: Pt 5.8 will be amended by No 8 of 2022, s 3, Sch 2, by inserting the note, (effective 1 July 2022). The note will read:
A person must not give, or agree or offer to give, to another person any valuable consideration with a view to securing the first-mentioned person's own appointment or nomination, or to securing or preventing the appointment or nomination of a third person, as:
(a) a liquidator or provisional liquidator of a company; or
(b) an administrator of a company; or
(c) an administrator of a deed of company arrangement executed, or to be executed, by a company; or
(ca) a restructuring practitioner for a company; or
(cb) a restructuring practitioner for a restructuring plan made, or to be made, by a company; or
(d) a receiver, or a receiver and manager, of property of a company; or
(e) a trustee or other person to administer a compromise or arrangement made between a company and any other person or persons.
An offence based on subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .