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What are the secretary's administrative duties under the Corporations Act?

The company secretary has a number of administrative obligations under the Corporations Act, including the responsibility for ensuring that the company:

  • notifies ASIC about changes to the identities, names and addresses of the company's directors and company secretaries;
  • notifies ASIC about changes to the register of members;
  • notifies ASIC about changes to any ultimate holding company; and
  • responds, if necessary, to an extract of particulars or any return of particulars that it receives.

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