Corporations Act 2001



Division 2 - Foreign companies  

Subject to this Part, where a foreign company lodges an application for registration under this Division that is in the prescribed form and is accompanied by:

(a) a certified copy of a current certificate of its incorporation or registration in its place of origin, or a document of similar effect; and

(b) a certified copy of its constitution; and

(c) a list of its directors containing personal details of those directors that are equivalent to the personal details of directors referred to in subsection 205B(3) ; and

(d) if that list includes directors who are:

(i) resident in Australia; and

(ii) members of a local board of directors;
a memorandum that is duly executed by or on behalf of the foreign company and states the powers of those directors; and

(e) (Repealed)

(f) notice of the address of:

(i) if it has in its place of origin a registered office for the purposes of a law there in force - that office; or

(ii) otherwise - its principal place of business in its place of origin; and

(g) notice of the address of its registered office under section 601CT ;

ASIC must:

(h) grant the application and register the foreign company under this Division by entering the foreign company ' s name in a register kept for the purposes of this Division; and

(j) allot to the foreign company an ARBN distinct from the ARBN or ACN of each body corporate (other than the foreign company) already registered as a company or registered body under this Act.


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