Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2C - REGISTERS  

PART 2C.1 - REGISTERS GENERALLY  

SECTION 172   LOCATION OF REGISTERS  

172(1)  


A register kept under this Chapter that relates to a company must be kept at:


(a) the company ' s registered office; or


(b) the company ' s principal place of business in this jurisdiction; or


(c) a place in this jurisdiction (whether of the company or of someone else) where the work involved in maintaining the register is done; or


(d) another place in this jurisdiction approved by ASIC.

172(1A)  
A register kept under this Chapter that relates to a registered scheme must be kept at:


(a) the responsible entity ' s registered office; or


(b) an office at the responsible entity ' s principal place of business in this jurisdiction; or


(c) an office in this jurisdiction (whether of the responsible entity or of someone else) where the work involved in maintaining the register is done; or


(d) another office in this jurisdiction approved by ASIC.

Notice to ASIC

172(2)  


The company or scheme must lodge with ASIC a notice of the address at which the register is kept within 7 days after the register is:


(a) established at an office that:


(i) is not the registered office of the company or responsible entity; and

(ii) is not at the principal place of business of the company or responsible entity in this jurisdiction; or


(b) moved from one place to another.

Notice is not required for moving the register between the registered office and the principal place of business in this jurisdiction.

172(3)  


An offence based on subsection (1), (1A) or (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .


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