Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2004

2004/132

Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Economic Development.


Pursuant to section 372 of the Companies Act 1993, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2004.

    (2) In these regulations, the Companies Act 1993 Regulations 19941 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 July 2004.

3 Schedule 2 amended
  • Schedule 2 of the principal regulations is amended by—

    • (a) omitting the words (or $15 if return is lodged by electronic means), and substituting the words (or nil if return is lodged by electronic means) ; and

    • (b) omitting the words (or $2 if inspection is carried out by electronic means), and substituting the words (or $1 if inspection is carried out by electronic means).

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 July 2004, amend the Companies Act 1993 Regulations 1994. The amendments—

  • remove the fee that is payable to register an annual return under section 214(1) of the Companies Act 1993 if the return is lodged by electronic means. Previously, a fee of $15 was payable if the return was lodged by electronic means. The fee that is payable for lodging a return by other means remains $30; and

  • reduce the fee that is payable for inspecting documents by electronic means from $2 to $1. The fee that is payable for inspecting documents by other means remains $10.

The fees include goods and services tax.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 May 2004.


  • 1 SR 1994/118