Corporations Act 2001
CCH Note: Division 5 is modified by the ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Corporate Directors of Retail Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles) Instrument 2022/449; the ASIC Corporations (Incidental Retail Cover) Instrument 2022/716; and the ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Issuers of Retail OTC Derivatives) Instrument 2022/705.
CCH Note: Section 916A is modified by the ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Corporate Directors of Retail Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles) Instrument 2022/449; the ASIC Corporations (Incidental Retail Cover) Instrument 2022/716; and the ASIC Corporations (Financial Requirements for Issuers of Retail OTC Derivatives) Instrument 2022/705.
A financial services licensee may give a person (the authorised representative ) a written notice authorising the person, for the purposes of this Chapter, to provide a specified financial service or financial services on behalf of the licensee.
Note: There are limitations on a financial services licensee authorising an individual to provide certain personal advice if the individual does not meet certain requirements (see section 921C ).
The financial services specified may be some or all of the financial services covered by the licensee's licence. 916A(3)
An authorisation under subsection (1) is void to the extent that it purports to authorise a person to provide a financial service: (a) that is not covered by the licensee ' s licence; or (b) contrary to a banning order or disqualification order under Division 8 ; or (c) 921C(2) .
A person must not give a purported authorisation if that purported authorisation is void to any extent under subsection (3) .
Note: Failure to comply with this subsection is an offence (see subsection 1311(1) ).916A(4)
An authorisation may be revoked at any time by the licensee giving written notice to the authorised representative.
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