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ASIC Corporations (Foreign Securities—Publishing Notices) Instrument 2015/359


About this compilation


Compilation No. 1


This is a compilation of ASIC Corporations (Foreign Securities—Publishing Notices) Instrument 2015/359 as in force on 5 September 2017. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislative instrument to that date.


This compilation was prepared by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.


The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information

about amending instruments and the amendment history of each amended provision.



Part 1—Preliminary

1        Name of legislative instrument

This instrument is ASIC Corporations (Foreign Securities—Publishing Notices) Instrument 2015/359.

3        Authority

This instrument is made under section 741 of the Corporations Act 2001.

4        Definitions

In this instrument:

Act means the Corporations Act 2001.

Part 2—Declaration

5        Publication relief for notices or reports of foreign companies

Chapter 6D of the Act applies to all persons as if section 734 were modified or varied as follows:

(a)     omit subsection (2A), substitute:

“(2A)     Subsection (2) does not apply if the advertisement or publication is authorised by subsection (4), (5), (6), (7) or (7A).”;

 (b)    after subsection (7) insert:

(7A)     An advertisement or publication does not contravene subsection (2) if it:

(a)     relates to an offer of securities of a body that is listed on an approved foreign market and consists of a notice or report by the body, or one of its officers, about its affairs to the relevant market operator; or

(b)     consists solely of a notice or report of a general meeting of the body.

(7B)  For the purposes of subsection (7A), approved foreign market has the meaning given by section 9.

Note:  The definition of approved foreign market is notionally inserted by ASIC Corporations (Definition of Approved Foreign Market) Instrument 2017/669.”.


Endnote 1—Instrument history

Instrument number

Date of FRL registration

Date of commencement

Application, saving or transitional provisions


1/9/2015 (see F2015L01380)




4/9/2017 (see F2017L01128)



Endnote 2—Amendment history

ad. = added or inserted     am. = amended     LA = Legislation Act 2003    rep. = repealed     rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected 

How affected

Section 2

rep. s48D LA

Section 5 (definition of approved foreign market in subsection 734(7B))

am. 2017/6