CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS  

PART 7.5B - REGULATION OF FINANCIAL BENCHMARKS  

Division 1 - Preliminary  

SECTION 908AD   EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS: CONSULTATION AND CONSENT NOT REQUIRED  

908AD(1)  
Despite subsection 908AC(3) , ASIC may make a declaration under subsection 908AC(2) without the consent of the Minister if ASIC is of the opinion that it is necessary, or in the public interest, to do so in order to protect:


(a) the Australian economy; or


(b) the efficiency, integrity and stability of the Australian financial system.

908AD(2)  
If ASIC makes a declaration under subsection 908AC(2) without the consent of the Minister, ASIC must:


(a) provide the Minister, on the following day, with a written explanation of the need for the declaration; and


(b) revoke the declaration in accordance with any direction under subsection (3).

908AD(3)  
The Minister may give ASIC a written direction to revoke a declaration made as described in subsection (1).

908AD(4)  
A direction under subsection (3) is not a legislative instrument.


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