Series S587 - FILES - TAKEOVERS

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AU WA S587

Title

FILES - TAKEOVERS

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  • 1987-01-01 - 1989-01-01 (Creation)

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Files

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Name of creator

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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Scope and content

Documents and working papers relating to applications for company takeovers were submitted to the Department for examination and registration by the Business Regulations Division which had responsibility for monitoring the conduct of takeover activity. Two company names appear in the file titles, and are described as Offeror and Target. The series is closed as this function has been taken over by the Australian Securities Commission.

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Open

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Open access

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 146 - 291

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