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Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registry Fees) Regulations 2019

Authoritative Version
  • - F2019L01651
  • In force - Latest Version
Regulations as made
These regulations amend the Corporations (Fees) Regulations 2001 to provide journalists with free access to historical extracts and lodged company documents on Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) business registers.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 17 Dec 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate04-Feb-2020
To be repealed 14 Aug 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registry Fees) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 12 December 2019

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Josh Frydenberg

Treasurer

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Corporations (Fees) Regulations 2001                                                                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registry Fees) Regulations 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

18 December 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Corporations (Fees) Act 2001.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Corporations (Fees) Regulations 2001

1  At the end of Part 3

Add:

Division 2Amendment made by the Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registry Fees) Regulations 2019

11  Application of amendment

                   The amendment made by item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Corporations (Fees) Amendment (Registry Fees) Regulations 2019 applies to requests made on and after 6 January 2020.

2  Clause 1 of Schedule 2 (table items 15 and 16)

Repeal the items, substitute:

 

15

For a document issued or displayed by ASIC containing information relating to a single corporation, registered scheme or notified foreign passport fund, if the information is retrieved using a computer system:

 

 

(a) if requested by a journalist, or by or on behalf of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the Special Broadcasting Service, the holder of a licence for a commercial broadcasting or television station, or the proprietor or publisher of a newspaper generally available to the public otherwise than by subscription; or

no fee

 

(b) if requested by or on behalf of the Australian Bureau of Statistics:

 

 

(i) if the document contains only current information; or

no fee

 

(ii) if the document contains both current and non‑current information; or

$17

 

(c) in any other case:

 

 

(i) if the document contains only current information; or

$9

 

(ii) if the document contains both current and non‑current information

$17

16

For inspecting, or an inquiry involving the inspection of, documents that are lodged by or in relation to a particular corporation, registered scheme or notified foreign passport fund:

 

 

(a) if requested by a journalist; or

no fee

 

(b) if the request is not made by a journalist and the documents are reproduced using a computer system:

 

 

(i) for less than 10 pages; or

$17

 

(ii) for 10 pages or more; or

$41

 

(c) in any other case

$17