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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 427

Notification of matters relating to controller

             (1)  A person who:

                     (a)  obtains an order for the appointment of a receiver of property of a corporation; or

                     (b)  appoints such a receiver under a power contained in an instrument;

must, within 7 days after obtaining the order or making the appointment, lodge notice that the order has been obtained, or that the appointment has been made, as the case may be.

          (1A)  A person who appoints another person to enter into possession, or take control, of property of a corporation (whether or not as agent for the corporation) for the purpose of enforcing a security interest otherwise than as receiver of that property must, within 7 days after making the appointment, lodge notice of the appointment.

          (1B)  A person who enters into possession, or takes control, as mentioned in subsection (1A) must, within 7 days after entering into possession or taking control, lodge notice that the person has done so, unless another person:

                     (a)  appointed the first-mentioned person so to enter into possession or take control; and

                     (b)  complies with subsection (1A) in relation to the appointment.

             (2)  Within 14 days after becoming a controller of property of a corporation, a person must lodge notice in the prescribed form of the address of the person's office.

             (3)  A controller of property of a corporation must, within 14 days after a change in the situation of the controller's office, lodge notice in the prescribed form of the change.

             (4)  A person who ceases to be a controller of property of a corporation must, within 7 days after so ceasing, lodge notice that the person has so ceased.



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