Corporations Act 2001
Subject to this Part, where a foreign company lodges an application for registration under this Division that is in the prescribed form and is accompanied by: (a) a certified copy of a current certificate of its incorporation or registration in its place of origin, or a document of similar effect; and (b) a certified copy of its constitution; and (c) a list of its directors containing personal details of those directors that are equivalent to the personal details of directors referred to in subsection 205B(3) ; and (d) if that list includes directors who are:
(i) resident in Australia; and
a memorandum that is duly executed by or on behalf of the foreign company and states the powers of those directors; and
(ii) members of a local board of directors;
(e) (Repealed) (f) notice of the address of:
(i) if it has in its place of origin a registered office for the purposes of a law there in force - that office; or
(g) notice of the address of its registered office under section 601CT ;
(ii) otherwise - its principal place of business in its place of origin; and
ASIC must:(h) grant the application and register the foreign company under this Division by entering the foreign company ' s name in a register kept for the purposes of this Division; and
[ CCH Note: There is no paragraph 601CE(i).]
S 601CE will be substituted by No 69 of 2020, s 3, Sch 1 (effective 1 July 2026 or a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation). S 601CE will read:
SECTION 601CE APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION
A foreign company may lodge with the Registrar an application for registration under this Division.
The application must meet any requirements of the data standards.
The Registrar must, subject to this Part:
(a) grant the application and register the foreign company under this Division by making a record of the foreign company ' s name; and
(b) allot to the foreign company an ARBN distinct from the ARBN or ACN of each body corporate (other than the company) already registered as a company or registered body under this Act.]
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