Clarifying the Law through Registrar’s Interpretations

Registrar’s Interpretations (“RIs”) provide ACRA’s interpretation of how specific provisions under the Companies Act and other business legislation are to be applied in practice. While such guidance is not legally binding, Registrar’s Interpretations help to provide practical guidance for non-contentious issues facing lawyers and corporate service providers without the need to clarify the law through litigation in court. In developing the RIs, ACRA works closely with respected practitioners through ACRA’s Institute of Corporate Law to ensure the business community and legal sector’s inputs are taken into consideration..

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