CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 5 - EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION  

PART 5.9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

Division 1 - Examining a person about a corporation  

SECTION 596F   COURT MAY GIVE DIRECTIONS ABOUT EXAMINATION  

596F(1)   [ Directions that Court may give]  

Subject to section 597, the Court may at any time give one or more of the following:


(a) a direction about the matters to be inquired into at an examination;


(b) a direction about the procedure to be followed at an examination;


(c) a direction about who may be present at an examination while it is being held in private;


(d) a direction that a person be excluded from an examination, even while it is being held in public;


(e) a direction about access to records of the examination;


(f) a direction prohibiting publication or communication of information about the examination (including questions asked, and answers given, at the examination);


(g) a direction that a document that relates to the examination and was created at the examination be destroyed.

596F(2)   [ Effect of public examination]  

The Court may give a direction under paragraph (1)(e), (f) or (g) in relation to all or part of an examination even if the examination, or that part, was held in public.

596F(3)   [ Contravention]  

A person must not contravene a direction under subsection (1).


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