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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 1042G

Information in possession of officer of body corporate

             (1)  For the purposes of this Division:

                     (a)  a body corporate is taken to possess any information which an officer of the body corporate possesses and which came into his or her possession in the course of the performance of duties as such an officer; and

                     (b)  if an officer of a body corporate knows any matter or thing because he or she is an officer of the body corporate, it is to be presumed that the body corporate knows that matter or thing; and

                     (c)  if an officer of a body corporate, in that capacity, is reckless as to a circumstance or result, it is to be presumed that the body corporate is reckless as to that circumstance or result; and

                     (d)  for the purposes of paragraph 1043M(2)(b), if an officer of a body corporate ought reasonably to know any matter or thing because he or she is an officer of the body corporate, it is to be presumed that the body corporate ought reasonably to know that matter or thing.

             (2)  This section does not limit the application of section 769B in relation to this Division.



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