ABRS 2022/D2


Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

I, Chris Jordan, Commissioner of Taxation, in my capacity as the Commonwealth Registrar make the following legislative instrument.

Draft Legislative Instrument

1. Name

This instrument is the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) (Eligible Officer Exclusion - resigned directors) Determination 2022.

2. Commencement

(1)
Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

Commencement information

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Provisions Commencement Date/Details
1. The whole of this instrument The day after this instrument is registered.
Note: This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

(2)
Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3. Authority

This instrument is made under subsection 308-15(3) of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

4. Definitions

Note: Expressions used in this instrument that are defined in the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 have the same meaning as in that Act.

In this instrument: registered Australian body has the same meaning as in the Corporations Act 2001. registered foreign company has the same meaning as in the Corporations Act 2001.

5. Class of persons who are not eligible officers

(1)
For the purposes of subsection 308-15(3) of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006, the class of persons specified in subsection (2) are not eligible officers.
(2)
A person who:

(a)
was

(i)
an eligible officer, within the meaning of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006, immediately before 4 April 2021; or
(ii)
not an eligible officer immediately before 4 April 2021, but became an eligible officer between 4 April 2021 and 31 October 2022; and

(b)
does not hold any role as an appointed director or an alternate director acting in that capacity (regardless of the name given to that role) of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation, a company, a body corporate that is a registered Australian body or registered foreign company after 30 November 2023; and
(c)
does not have a director identification number.

6. Class of persons who are not eligible officers for the period 4 April 2021 to 30 November 2023

(1)
For the purposes of subsection 308-15(3) of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006, the class of persons specified in subsection (2) are not eligible officers for the period 4 April 2021 to 30 November 2023.
(2)
A person who:

(a)
was

(i)
an eligible officer, within the meaning of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006, immediately before 4 April 2021; or
(ii)
not an eligible officer immediately before 4 April 2021, but became an eligible officer between 4 April 2021 and 31 October 2022; and

(b)
ceased to hold any role as an appointed director or an alternate director acting in that capacity (regardless of the name given to that role) of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation, a company, a body corporate that is a registered Australian body or registered foreign company prior to 1 December 2023; and
(c)
does not have a director identification number.

Consultation

(1)
Subsection 17(1) of the Legislation Act 2003 requires, before the making of a determination, that the Commissioner is satisfied that appropriate and reasonably practicable consultation has been undertaken.
(2)
As part of the consultation process, you are invited to comment on the draft determinations and their accompanying draft explanatory statement.

Please forward your comments to the contact officer by the due date.

Due date: 9 December 2022
Contact officer: Alix Kwan
Email: Consultation@abrs.gov.au
Phone: (07) 3213 5590



Draft issued: 15 November 2022

Chris Jordan
Commonwealth Registrar


Related Explanatory Statements:

ABRS 2022/D2 - Explanatory statement