Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2M - FINANCIAL REPORTS AND AUDIT  

PART 2M.3 - FINANCIAL REPORTING  

Division 3 - Audit and auditor's report  

SECTION 307A   AUDIT TO BE CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AUDITING STANDARDS  

307A(1)  
If an individual auditor, or an audit company, conducts:


(a) an audit or review of the financial report for a financial year; or


(b) an audit or review of the financial report for a half-year;

the individual auditor or audit company must conduct the audit or review in accordance with the auditing standards.

307A(2)  
If an audit firm, or an audit company, conducts:


(a) an audit or review of the financial report for a financial year; or


(b) an audit or review of the financial report for a half-year;

the lead auditor for the audit or review must ensure that the audit or review is conducted in accordance with the auditing standards.

Fault-based offence

307A(3)  


A person commits an offence if the person contravenes subsection (1) or (2). Strict liability offence

307A(4)  


A person commits an offence of strict liability if the person contravenes subsection (1) or (2).

 

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