Corporations Act 2001
In this Chapter:
foreign recognition scheme
means the provisions of a law of a recognised jurisdiction that are prescribed by the regulations as comprising a foreign recognition scheme for the purposes of this Chapter.
(a) invite applications for the issue of securities; and
(b) invite offers to purchase securities.
(a) in relation to an offer of a kind prescribed by the regulations - a person of a kind prescribed by the regulations; and
(b) otherwise - the person who has the capacity, or who agrees, to issue or transfer the securities if the offer is accepted.
has the meaning given by section 1200B .
(a) a share in a body; or
(b) a debenture of a body; or
(c) an interest in a managed investment scheme; or
(d) a legal or equitable right or interest in a security or interest covered by paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or
(e) an option to acquire, by way of issue, an interest or right covered by paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d). 1200A(2) [ " debenture " ]
For the purposes of this Chapter, paragraph (b) of the definition of debenture in section 9 is taken to include a reference to an undertaking by an institution, authorised by or under the law of a recognised jurisdiction as a deposit-taking institution (however described), to repay money deposited with it, or lent to it, in the ordinary course of its banking business.1200A(3) [ " managed investment scheme " ]
(a) paragraph (c) of the definition of managed investment scheme in section 9 is taken to include a reference to a partnership that, if this Act applied to it, would not need to be incorporated or formed under an Australian law because of regulations made for the purposes of subsection 115(2) ; and
(b) paragraph (i) of the definition of managed investment scheme in section 9 is taken to include a reference to a scheme operated by an institution, authorised by or under the law of a recognised jurisdiction as a deposit-taking institution (however described), in the ordinary course of its banking business.
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