Corporations Act 2001


Note: See section 600K .


Division 40 - Disciplinary and other action  

Subdivision D - ASIC may suspend or cancel registration  


ASIC may suspend the registration of a person as a liquidator if:

(a) the person is disqualified from managing corporations under Part 2D.6 of this Act, or under a law of an external Territory or a law of a foreign country; or

(b) the person ceases to have:

(i) adequate and appropriate professional indemnity insurance; or

(ii) adequate and appropriate fidelity insurance;

against the liabilities that the person may incur working as a registered liquidator; or

(c) the person ' s registration as a trustee under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 has been cancelled or suspended, other than in compliance with a written request by the person to cancel or suspend the registration; or

(d) if the Court has made an order under section 90-15 that the person repay remuneration - the person has failed to repay the remuneration; or

(e) the person has been convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty; or

(f) the person lodges a request with ASIC in the approved form to have the registration suspended; or

(g) in the case of a person who is a leviable entity (within the meaning of the ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Act 2017 ) - the following have not been paid in full at least 12 months after the due date for payment:

(i) an amount of levy (if any) payable in respect of the person;

(ii) an amount of late payment penalty payable (if any) in relation to the levy;

(iii) an amount of shortfall penalty payable (if any) in relation to the levy.

Nothing in this section affects the operation of Part VIIC of the Crimes Act 1914 .

Note: Part VIIC of the Crimes Act 1914 includes provisions that, in certain circumstances, relieve persons from the requirement to disclose spent convictions and require persons aware of such convictions to disregard them.


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