Corporations Act 2001



Division 8 - Miscellaneous interpretation rules  


109(1)   [ Two or more references can refer to same person or thing]  

Except so far as the contrary intention appears, a provision of this Act is to be interpreted in such a manner that any 2 or more references in the provision are capable of having the same referent or referents, or of having a referent or referents in common, as the case requires.

109(2)   [ ``referent'']  

In subsection (1), referent , in relation to a reference in a provision, means:

(a) in so far as the reference is interpreted as being in the singular number - a person to whom, or a thing or matter to which; or

(b) in so far as the reference is interpreted as being in the plural number - any one or 2 or more persons to whom, or of 2 or more things or matters to which;

the reference is taken, in the application of the provision, to refer.


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