Corporations Act 2001
(a) is convicted on indictment of an offence that:
(i) concerns the making, or participation in making, of decisions that affect the whole or a substantial part of the business of the corporation; or
(ii) concerns an act that has the capacity to affect significantly the corporation's financial standing; or
(b) is convicted of an offence that:
(i) is a contravention of this Act and is punishable by imprisonment for a period greater than 12 months; or
(ii) involves dishonesty and is punishable by imprisonment for at least 3 months; or
(c) is convicted of an offence against the law of a foreign country that is punishable by imprisonment for a period greater than 12 months.
The offences covered by paragraph (a) and subparagraph (b)(ii) include offences against the law of a foreign country.206B(2)
The period of disqualification under subsection (1) starts on the day the person is convicted and lasts for:
(a) if the person does not serve a term of imprisonment - 5 years after the day on which they are convicted; or
(b) if the person serves a term of imprisonment - 5 years after the day on which they are released from prison. 206B(3) Bankruptcy or personal insolvency agreement.
A person is disqualified from managing corporations if the person is an undischarged bankrupt under the law of Australia, its external territories or another country.206B(4)
A person is disqualified from managing corporations if:
(a) the person has executed a personal insolvency agreement under:
(i) Part X of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 ; or
(ii) a similar law of an external Territory or a foreign country; and
(b) the terms of the agreement have not been fully complied with.
A person is disqualified from managing corporations at a particular time if the person is, at that time, disqualified from managing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations under Part 6-5 of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 .
(a) being a director of a foreign company; or
(b) being concerned in the management of a foreign company; or
(c) being a director of a passport fund, or of an operator of a passport fund; or
(d) being concerned in the management of a passport fund.
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