Corporations Act 2001




5A(1)   [ Crown]  

To avoid doubt, a reference in this section to the Crown in a particular right includes a reference to an instrumentality or agency (whether a body corporate or not) of the Crown in that right.

5A(2)   [ Chapter 5 (except Pt 5.8)]  

Chapter 5 (except Part 5.8 ) binds the Crown in right of the Commonwealth, of each of the States, of the Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island.

5A(3)   [ Chapter 6, 6A, 6B, 6C and 6D]  

Chapters 6 , 6A , 6B , 6C and 6D :

(a) bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth; and

(b) do not bind the Crown in right of any State, of the Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory or of Norfolk Island.

5A(4)   [ Chapter 5D, 6CA or 7]  

A provision of Chapter 5D , 6CA or 7 only binds the Crown in a particular capacity in circumstances (if any) specified in the regulations.

5A(5)   [ Pecuniary penalty or prosecution]  

Nothing in this Act makes the Crown in any right liable to a pecuniary penalty or to be prosecuted for an offence.


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