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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 1242E

Disclosures qualifying for protection under Part 9.4AAA

Eligible whistleblower

             (1)  Treat section 1317AAA as also providing that an individual is an eligible whistleblower in relation to a regulated entity that is a CCIV if the individual is, or has been, any of the following:

                     (a)  an officer of the corporate director of the CCIV;

                     (b)  an employee of the corporate director of the CCIV;

                     (c)  a relative of an individual referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);

                     (d)  a dependant of an individual referred to in paragraph (a) or (b), or of such an individual's spouse.

Eligible recipient

             (2)  Treat subsection 1317AAC(1) as also providing that each of the following is an eligible recipient in relation to a regulated entity that is a CCIV:

                     (a)  an officer of the corporate director of the CCIV;

                     (b)  a senior manager of the corporate director of the CCIV.

Whistleblower policies

             (3)  Treat subsection 1317AI(5) as also providing that the matters that must be set out in a policy for a corporate director of a CCIV also include the following:

                     (a)  information about to whom disclosures in relation to the CCIV that qualify for protection under Part 9.4AAA may be made, and how they may be made;

                     (b)  information about how the CCIV will support whistleblowers and protect them from detriment;

                     (c)  information about how the CCIV will investigate disclosures that qualify for protection under Part 9.4AAA;

                     (d)  information about how the policy is to be made available to officers of the CCIV;

                     (e)  any matters prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.



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