Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.4 - LIMITS ON INVOLVEMENT WITH LICENSEES  

Division 1 - Limit on control of certain licensees  

Subdivision A - 15% voting power limit  

SECTION 850C   850C   ACQUISITIONS OF SHARES  


If:


(a) a person, or 2 or more persons under an arrangement, acquire shares in a body corporate; and


(b) the acquisition has the result, in relation to a widely held market body, that:


(i) an unacceptable control situation comes into existence in relation to the body and in relation to a person; or

(ii) if an unacceptable control situation already exists in relation to the body and in relation to a person - there is an increase in the voting power of the person in the body;

the person or persons mentioned in paragraph (a) contravene this section.

Note: A contravention of this section is an offence (see subsection 1311(1) ).


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