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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 601CW

Body's name etc. must be displayed at office and place of business

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this section applies to a registrable body.

             (2)  If the registrable body is a registrable Australian body, this section does not apply to a place at which the body carries on business if the place is in the body's place of origin.

             (9)  Unless the body is an Australian ADI, it must paint or affix and keep painted or affixed, in a conspicuous position and in letters easily legible, on the outside of every office and place (including its registered office) that is in this jurisdiction, at which its business is carried on and that is open and accessible to the public:

                     (a)  its name and the name of its place of origin; and

                     (b)  if the liability of its members is limited and the last word of its name is neither the word "Limited" nor the abbreviation "Ltd."--notice of the fact that the liability of its members is limited; and

                     (c)  in the case of its registered office--the expression "Registered Office".

           (10)  If the body is an Australian ADI, it must paint or affix its name, and must keep its name painted or affixed, in a conspicuous position and in letters easily legible, on the outside of every office or place (including its registered office) that is in this jurisdiction, at which its business is carried on and that is open and accessible to the public.

           (11)  An offence based on subsection (9) or (10) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .



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