Consent to Act as Secretary

Consent to Act as Secretary

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Last updated December 2018
Last updated February 26, 2021
Suitable for all Australian states and territories
Suitable for all Australian states and territories

A Consent to Act as Secretary document is a written consent that the secretary agrees to be a secretary of a company. Customisable and ready to use in under 5 minutes.

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Document Overview

A Consent to Act as Secretary is a written consent which should be given by any person who is going to be acting as the secretary of a company. Due to the significant responsibilities a company secretary bears, it is important that they provide a written record of their consent to act as such.

Acting as a company secretary without having given the required permission is in breach of section 204C of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

Use this Consent to Act as Secretary if:

  • Your company is intending to appoint a secretary
  • You have been asked to act as company secretary

What does the Consent to Act as Secretary cover?

A Consent to Act as Secretary provides a written record that a secretary has given their consent to:

  • Maintain company records;
  • Arrange meetings for members and meeting agendas;
  • Take minutes of member meetings;
  • Be in charge of reporting company changes to ASIC;
  • Ensure that legal obligations of the company are met.

Other names for a Consent to Act as Secretary include:

  • Consent to be a secretary
  • Consent to act as a company officeholder
  • Consent to act as a director and secretary

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