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Corporations Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 6)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2010L01799
  • No longer in force
SLI 2010 No. 184 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Corporations Regulations 2001 to assist in giving effect to the reforms contained in the Corporations Amendment (Corporate Reporting Reform) Act 2010 relating to streamlining parent-entity reporting and introducing a three-tiered reporting framework to reduce the regulatory burden on companies limited by guarantee.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 29 Jun 2010
Registered 30 Jun 2010
Tabled HR 28 Sep 2010
Tabled Senate 28 Sep 2010
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Treasury (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Corporations Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 6)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 184

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Corporations Act 2001.

Dated 29 June 2010



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Corporations Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 6).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the commencement of the Corporations Amendment (Corporate Reporting Reform) Act 2010.

3              Amendment of Corporations Regulations 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Corporations Regulations 2001.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           Before regulation 2M.3.03, in Part 2M.3


2M.3.01  Disclosures required by notes to consolidated financial statements  — annual financial reports (Act s 295)

         (1)   For paragraph 295 (3) (a) of the Act, if paragraph 295 (2) (b) of the Act applies to a parent entity, the following disclosures are required in the notes to the financial statements of the consolidated entity:

                (a)    current assets of the parent entity;

               (b)    total assets of the parent entity;

                (c)    current liabilities of the parent entity;

               (d)    total liabilities of the parent entity;

                (e)    shareholders’ equity in the parent entity separately showing issued capital and each reserve;

                (f)    profit or loss of the parent entity;

                (g)    total comprehensive income of the parent company;

                (h)    details of any guarantees entered into by the parent entity in relation to the debts of its subsidiaries;

                 (i)    details of any contingent liabilities of the parent entity;

                (j)    details of any contractual commitments by the parent entity for the acquisition of property, plant or equipment;

               (k)    comparative information for the previous period for each of paragraphs (a) to (j).

         (2)   The disclosures in subregulation (1) must be calculated in accordance with accounting standards in force in the financial year to which the disclosure relates.

         (3)   In this regulation:

parent entity means a company, registered scheme or disclosing entity that is required by the accounting standards to prepare financial statements in relation to a consolidated entity.

[2]           Before regulation 2M.4.01, in Part 2M.4


2M.4.01A       Specified practising certificates (Act s 324BE)

                For paragraph 324BE (1) (b) of the Act, the following kinds of practising certificates are specified:

                (a)    the Certificate of Public Practice issued by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia;

               (b)    the Public Practice Certificate issued by CPA Australia Ltd or the National Institute of Accountants.

[3]           After regulation 12.6.01


12.06.01A      Annual financial reporting

                For section 343 of the Act, the operation of Chapter 2M of the Act, in relation to a company limited by guarantee that is mentioned in paragraphs 12.06.01 (2) (b) and (c), is modified by omitting subsections 314 (1AAA) and 316 (5) and section 316A of the Act.


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