(1) A proprietary company is not required to have a secretary but, if it does have 1 or more secretaries, at least 1 of them must ordinarily reside in Australia.
(2) A public company must have at least 1 secretary. At least 1 of them must ordinarily reside in Australia.
Strict liability offences
(3) An offence based on subsection (1) or (2) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .