State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Series S2499 - 'PROSPECTUS' FILES

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AU WA S2499

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'PROSPECTUS' FILES

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  • 1983-01-01 - 1988-12-31 (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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AU WA A676 - CORPORATE AFFAIRS OFFICE (1975-07-16 - 1985-02-01)

Administrative history

Under legislation passed in 1975, the Companies Registration Office became the Corporate Affairs Office and the Registrar of Companies became a Commissioner. The Office remained a sub-department of Crown Law Department until 1983 when it became a separate agency. The Office continued as a separate agency until 1985 when it became the Corporate Affairs Department.

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Files containing prospectuses from publicly listed companies. These are registered by the Corporate Affairs Office.

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