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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 109X
Service of documents
(1) For the purposes of any law, a document may be served on a company by:
- leaving it at, or posting it to, the company's registered office; or
- delivering a copy of the document personally to a director of the company
who resides in Australia or in an external Territory; or
- if a liquidator of the company has been appointedleaving it at, or
posting it to, the address of the liquidator's office in the most recent
notice of that address lodged with ASIC; or
- if an administrator of the company has been appointedleaving it at,
or posting it to, the address of the administrator in the most recent notice
of that address lodged with ASIC.
(2) For the purposes of any law, a document may be served on a director or
company secretary (in addition to the methods of service set out in
subsection (4)) by leaving it at, or posting it to, the alternative
address notified to ASIC under subsection 5H(2), 117(2), 205B(1) or (4) or
601BC(2). However, this only applies to service on the director or company
- in their capacity as a director or company secretary; or
- for the purposes of a proceeding in respect of conduct they engaged in as
a director or company secretary.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a process, order or document
that may be served under section 9 of the Service and Execution of
Process Act 1992 .
(6) This section does not affect the operation of a law or the power of a
court to authorise a document to be served in a different way.
(7) This section applies to provisions of a law dealing with service whether
it uses the expression "serve" or uses any other similar expression such as
"give" or "send".
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