Business Names Registration Act 2011

PART 8 - ACCESSING THE BUSINESS NAMES REGISTER  

SECTION 60   ACCESS TO CERTAIN INFORMATION IN THE BUSINESS NAMES REGISTER BY REQUEST  

60(1)  
A person may lodge an application with ASIC for a copy of:

(a)  the entry in the Business Names Register relating to a particular business name; or

(b)  the entries in the Business Names Register relating to a particular entity.

60(2)  
The application:

(a)  must be in the prescribed form; and

(b)  must be lodged in the prescribed manner; and

(c)  must be accompanied by the application fee.

60(3)  
If a person lodges an application under subsection (1) , ASIC must give the person a copy of the entry or entries sought.

60(4)  
However, before a copy of an entry is given to a person, ASIC must excise from it:

(a)  any detail which under the regulations made under subsection (5) is to be excised; and

(b)  any detail that ASIC is prohibited from disclosing under subsection (6) .

60(5)  
The regulations may provide that details of a kind specified in the regulations are to be excised from a copy of an entry before it is given to any person, or any person of a prescribed class.

60(6)  
If:

(a)  a person lodges with ASIC an application for a detail in relation to a business name or the person not to be disclosed; and

(b)  ASIC is satisfied that it is not appropriate to disclose the detail;

ASIC must not disclose the detail under this section.

60(7)  
An application mentioned in paragraph (6)(a) :

(a)  must be in the prescribed form; and

(b)  must be lodged in the prescribed manner.


 

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