Series S588 - FILES - COMMISSIONER FOR CORPORATE AFFAIRS

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AU WA S588

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FILES - COMMISSIONER FOR CORPORATE AFFAIRS

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  • 1985-01-01 - 1991-01-01 (Creation)

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AU WA A79 - CORPORATE AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT (1985-02-01 - 1991-04-03)

Administrative history

The Corporate Affairs Department was created on the 1 February 1985 following the abolition of the Corporate Affairs Office. The Department was abolished on 3 April 1991, following the passing of federal legislation relating to uniform securities administration. An Office of State Corporate Affairs was established as a sub-department within Crown Law Department on the same day. The Australian Securities Commission became responsible for administering and policing the Companies Code in Western Australia.

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Various administration files of the Commissioner for Corporate Affairs. This series was not part of the general departmental filing system, but is a collection of files used by the Commissioner for his administrative purposes. The consignments were all located in the Commissioner's office and were removed from there when the Department's operations were transferred to the auspices of the Australian Securities Commission.

The series includes ministerial correspondence, files concerning the transfer of the Department's operations to the ASC, Commissioner's circulated correspondence, files relating to Burswood.

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Range Control Symbol = 1 - 14

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