Liquidator Registration - Australian Government

Description

You must be registered as a liquidator to be appointed to any type of insolvent external administration. Registered liquidators act in a fiduciary capacity, and often have total management control of the affairs, money and other property of a body corporate.

You can apply to be registered in either of two categories:

  • as an external administrator of companies, receiver and receiver and manager
  • as a receiver and receiver and manager.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • be eligible to be a member of a recognised Accounting industry body in Australia, or its international equivalent
  • meet approved competency standards; and/or have practical experience
  • be a resident in Australia
  • provide proof of sufficient indemnity insurance
  • not been convicted within ten years before making application, of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty
  • not have been disqualified from managing corporations under Part 2D.6 of the Corporations Act
  • be capable of performing the duties of a liquidator
  • be a fit and proper person to be registered as a liquidator.

Practical experience includes:

  • at least 5 years in public practice
  • having obtained a wide range of experience in external corporate administrations under the direction of an official liquidator for a continuous period of not less than 3 years, including windings up, receiverships, reconstructions and voluntary administrations
  • having supervised external corporate administrations on a full-time basis for at least 2 consecutive years during the last 5 years (immediately prior to the date of your application).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing registration until cancelled.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $2200.00 Application for registration.
Apply Licence All $1300.00 Approved liquidator registration.
Apply Miscellaneous All -

Other fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Corporations Act 2001 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Corporations Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

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Contact details

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Enquiries, ASIC ACT Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 2
2 Allsop Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9827
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 02 6250 3800
Phone: 1300 300 630
Fax: 02 6250 3811

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Enquiries, ASIC NSW Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 5
100 Market Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Phone: 1300 300 630
Phone: 02 9911 2000
Fax: 02 9911 2414

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Enquiries, ASIC NT Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Jacana House
Level 5
39 - 41 Woods Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Phone: 08 8943 0900
Phone: 1300 300 630
Fax: 08 8943 0910

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Enquiries, ASIC QLD Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 20
240 Queen Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Phone: 1300 300 630
Phone: 07 3867 4700
Fax: 07 3867 4725

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Enquiries, ASIC SA Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 14
91 King William Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Phone: 08 8202 8400

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Enquiries, ASIC Tas Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Telstra Centre
Level 2
70 Collins Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Phone: 1300 300 630
Phone: 03 6235 6800
Fax: 03 6235 6811

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Enquiries, ASIC Vic Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 7
120 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Phone: 1300 300 630
Phone: 03 9280 3200
Fax: 03 9280 3444

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Enquiries, ASIC WA Service Centre, Licensing and Business Operations

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Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Operating address: Level 1
11 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Phone: 08 9261 4000
Phone: 1300 300 630
Fax: 08 9261 4227