Corporations Act 2001
An eligible officer must have a director identification number. 1272C(2)
Subsection (1) does not apply if: (a) the officer applied to the Registrar under section 1272A for a director identification number:
(i) before the day the officer first became an eligible officer (or an eligible officer within the meaning of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 ); or
(ii) if the regulations specify an application period - within that period, starting at the start of that day; or
(b) the application, and any reviews arising out of it, have not been finally determined or otherwise disposed of.
(iii) within the longer period (if any) the Registrar allows under section 1272E , starting at the start of that day; and
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in subsection (2): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .1272C(3)
Subsection (1) does not apply if the officer became an eligible officer without the officer ' s knowledge.
Note: A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (3): see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code .1272C(4)
An offence based on subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .1272C(5)
A person who contravenes, or is involved in a contravention of, subsection (1) contravenes this subsection.
Note 1: Subsection (5) is a civil penalty provision (see section 1317E ).
Note 2: Section 79 defines involved .
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