Division 1AA - Interpretative provisions relating to exempting companies and former exempting companies  


160APHBH(1)   [When shares are acquired under schemes]  

A share in a company is taken to be acquired by a person under an eligible employee share scheme if:

(a) the share is acquired by the person in respect of, or for or in relation directly or indirectly to, any employment of the person by the company or by a company that is a subsidiary of the company; and

(b) all the shares available for acquisition under the scheme are ordinary shares or are preference shares to which are attached substantially the same rights as are attached to ordinary shares; and

(c) immediately after the acquisition of the shares:

(i) the person does not hold a legal or beneficial interest in more than 5% of the shares in the company; and

(ii) the person is not in a position to control, or control the casting of, more than 5% of the maximum number of votes that might be cast at a general meeting of the company; and

(d) the share is not a non-equity share.

160APHBH(2)   [When company is a subsidiary]  

The question whether a company is a subsidiary of another company is to be determined in the same way as the question whether a corporation is a subsidiary of another corporation is determined under the Corporations Act 2001 .


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