Corporations Act 2001



Division 2 - Offences generally  


A person who:

(a) does an act or thing that the person is forbidden to do by or under a provision of this Act; or

(b) does not do an act or thing that the person is required or directed to do by or under a provision of this Act; or

(c) otherwise contravenes a provision of this Act;

is guilty of an offence by virtue of this subsection, unless that or another provision of this Act provides that the person:

(d) is guilty of an offence; or

(e) is not guilty of an offence.

Note: Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code sets out the general principles of criminal responsibility.

Paragraphs (1)(a), (b) and (c) only apply to a provision in the following list if a penalty, pecuniary or otherwise, is set out in Schedule 3 for that provision, or for a provision or provisions in which that provision is included:

(a) Chapters 2A , 2B and 2C ;

(b) Parts 2F.2 and 2F.3 ;

(c) Chapters 2G , 2H , 2J , 2M (other than Part 2M.4 ), 2N , 2P and 5A ;

(d) Parts 5B.1 and 5B.3 ;

(daa) Chapter 5D ;

(da) Chapter 6CA ;

(dba) Part 6D.3A ;

(db) Chapter 7 ;

(dc) Chapter 8 ;

(dd) Chapter 8A ;

(e) Chapter 10 .

1311(2) - (6)  
(Repealed by No 17 of 2019, s 3, Sch 1 [ 109] (effective 13 March 2019).)


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