Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.1A - DIRECTOR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS  

SECTION 1272   GIVING AND CANCELLING DIRECTOR IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS  

1272(1)  
The Registrar must, by notifying a person who has applied under section 1272A , give the person a director identification number if the Registrar is satisfied that the person ' s identity has been established.

1272(1A)  


The Registrar may make a request of the person under subsection (5) for the purposes of satisfying the Registrar that the person ' s identity has been established.

1272(2)  
The Registrar must make a record of the person ' s director identification number.

1272(3)  
The Registrar may, by notifying a person, cancel the person ' s director identification number if:

(a)  the Registrar is no longer satisfied that the person ' s identity has been established; or

(b)  the Registrar has given the person another director identification number.

1272(4)  
If:

(a)  at the time the person is given a director identification number under this section, the person is not an eligible officer; and

(b)  the person does not, within 12 months after that time, become an eligible officer;

the person ' s director identification number is taken to have been cancelled at the end of the 12 month period.

1272(5)  


The Registrar may request, but not compel, the person:

(a)  if the person has a tax file number - to give the Registrar a written statement of the person ' s tax file number; or

(b)  if the person does not have a tax file number:


(i) to apply to the Commissioner of Taxation for a tax file number; and

(ii) to give the Registrar a written statement of the person ' s tax file number after the Commissioner of Taxation has issued it.

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