Corporations Act 2001
A person transferring shares remains the holder of the shares until the transfer is registered and the name of the person to whom they are being transferred is entered in the register of members in respect of the shares.1072F(2) [ Directors not required to register transfer]
(a) the transfer and any share certificate have been lodged at the company's registered office; and
(b) any fee payable on registration of the transfer has been paid; and
(c) the directors have been given any further information they reasonably require to establish the right of the person transferring the shares to make the transfer. 1072F(3) [ Directors may refuse to register]
(a) the shares are not fully-paid; or
(b) the company has a lien on the shares. 1072F(4) [ Directors may suspend registration]
The directors may suspend registration of transfers of shares in the company at the times and for the periods they determine. The periods of suspension must not exceed 30 days in any one calendar year.