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ASIC Class Order [CO 00/2451]

Authoritative Version
CO 00/2451 Orders/ASIC Class Orders as amended, taking into account amendments up to ASIC Class Order [CO 12/766]
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 16 Jul 2012
Start Date 25 Jun 2012
End Date 01 Apr 2016
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2016
Repealed by ASIC Corporations (Amendment and Repeal) Instrument 2016/182

ASIC Class Order [CO 00/2451]

Electronic lodgment of certain reports with the ASX— approval

This instrument has effect under s352(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.

This compilation was prepared on 25 June 2012 taking into account amendments up to [CO 12/766]. See the table at the end of this class order.

Prepared by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Corporations Act 2001  —  Subsection 352(1) —  Approval

Pursuant to subsection 352(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) hereby approves, with effect from 1 January 2001, the electronic lodgment of the documents referred to in Schedule A (Documents) where the Documents are lodged by a body referred to in Schedule B (each a Body) in accordance with the requirements set out in Schedule C.


Financial reports and directors' reports required to be lodged by a Body under subsection 319(1), section 320 or subsection 322(1) of the Act but not including any financial report or directors' report upon the lodgment of which a fee is payable under the Corporations (Fees) Regulations 2001.


Bodies which are included in the official list of ASX Limited (ASX) and wholly-owned subsidiaries of such bodies.


In order for the Document to be taken to be lodged with ASIC it must be lodged in accordance with the following requirements:

1.    The Document must be lodged with ASX as agent for ASIC in accordance with the arrangements contemplated by ASIC Regulatory Guide 28: Relief from dual lodgment of financial reports as at 12 June 2012.

2.    If a Body wishes to lodge a Document electronically the Body must lodge it through ASX Online in accordance with ASX Guidance Note 20 – “ASX Online” issued on 12 June 2012.

 3.   A body lodging a Document electronically under the Approval must keep a signed copy of the Document for a period of not less than 7 years from the time of Data Transmission. The Body must make it available to ASIC if required by ASIC.


In this Approval the following terms have these meanings:





This document, including the Schedules.

ASX Online

The electronic lodgement facility which enable bodies included in the official list of ASX to transmit documents to ASX electronically, which is available at https://www.asxonline.com, or such other address as may be notified by ASX from time to time.


A body which is referred to in Schedule B.

Data Message

A digital representation of information generated, sent, received or stored by electronic, optical or similar means.

Data Transmission

One or more Electronic Documents and/or other information assembled into a single Data Message sent or transmitted by a Body to ASX.


A document referred to in Schedule A.

Electronic Document

A Document in the form of a Data Message.

A signed copy of the Document

A paper print out of the Electronic Document, which is physically signed by the relevant signatory; or a paper Document which corresponds to the Electronic Document and which is physically signed by the relevant signatory.



Notes to ASIC Class Order [CO 00/2451]

Note 1

ASIC Class Order [CO 00/2451] (in force under s352(1) of the Corporations Act 2001) as shown in this compilation comprises that Class Order amended as indicated in the tables below.

Table of Instruments

Instrument number

Date of making or FRLI registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions

[CO 00/2451]

22/12/2000 (see F2007B00070)



[CO 12/722]

12/6/2012 (see F2012L01182)



[CO 12/766]

25/6/2012 (see F2012L01331)



Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected


am. [CO 12/722]

First para.....................

am. [CO 12/722]

Sch A..........................

am. [CO 12/722]

Sch B..........................

am. [CO 12/722]

Sch C..........................

am. [CO 12/722] and [CO 12/766]

Sch D..........................

rep. [CO 12/722]


am. [CO 12/722]