Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 303

Contents of half-year financial report

Basic contents

             (1)  The financial report for a half-year consists of:

                     (a)  the financial statements for the half-year; and

                     (b)  the notes to the financial statements; and

                     (c)  the directors' declaration about the statements and notes.

Financial statements

             (2)  The financial statements for the half-year are:

                     (a)  unless paragraph (b) applies--the financial statements in relation to the disclosing entity required by the accounting standards; or

                     (b)  if the accounting standards require the disclosing entity to prepare financial statements in relation to a consolidated entity--the financial statements in relation to the consolidated entity required by the accounting standards.

Notes to financial statements

             (3)  The notes to the financial statements are:

                     (a)  disclosures required by the regulations; and

                     (b)  notes required by the accounting standards; and

                     (c)  any other information necessary to give a true and fair view (see section 305).

Directors' declaration

             (4)  The directors' declaration is a declaration by the directors:

                     (c)  whether, in the directors' opinion, there are reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosing entity will be able to pay its debts as and when they become due and payable; and

                     (d)  whether, in the directors' opinion, the financial statement and notes are in accordance with this Act, including:

                              (i)  section 304 (compliance with accounting standards); and

                             (ii)  section 305 (true and fair view).

Note:          See paragraph 285(3)(c) for the reference to the debts of a disclosing entity that is a registered scheme.

             (5)  The declaration must:

                     (a)  be made in accordance with a resolution of the directors; and

                     (b)  specify the day on which the declaration is made; and

                     (c)  be signed by a director.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback