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STATUTORY FORMS

CORPORATIONS - EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION

Last updated 10/8/2017

NOTE: There are three main sources ("Authors") of statutory forms relating to companies: those created and approved by ASIC, those prescribed by the Corporations Regulations, and those prescribed by the Federal Court (Corporations) Rules. (The Supreme Courts of each State have Rules too, which can impact upon an external administration in the State.)


All ASIC Forms
Click here for ASIC list of all forms, showing form number, form title, last update and guide date: as at 28/11/2016


New and Amended Forms for External Administrations - post 1 March 2017

Note - A highlighted and underlined form number means that a copy of the form available from or via this site.
Number (Author) Description
Form 908 (ASIC) Annual Statement by Liquidator (includes Guide)
RL05 Application for renewal of registration by a registered liquidator
526  (ASIC) Notification of court application for leave to omit former name of company from documents
RL30  (ASIC) Notice of significant events involving a liquidator (includes Guide)
905AA (ASIC) Request to cancel or suspend registration as a liquidator
RL35 (ASIC) Notice by industry body of possible grounds for disciplinary action
RL06 (ASIC) Application to remove or vary conditions or lift or shorten suspension
531 Copy of declaration of relevant relationships and/or declaration of indemnities
205  (ASIC) Notification of resolution
906 (ASIC) Notification of disqualification from managing corporations under part 2D.6
509D  (ASIC) Notice of special resolution to wind up a company
903B  (ASIC) Application for registration as a liquidator
905A (ASIC) Notification of change to details of a liquidator


Other Forms for External Administrations

Note - Where the form number is highlighted and underlined a copy of the form is available from or via this site.
Number Notes Authors Description
201702 For court liquidations only Federal Court Winding Up Checklist (version Feb 2017)
EX01   ASIC Schedule B of Regulatory Guide 16 - Report to ASIC under s422, s438D or s533 of the Corporations Act 2001 or for statistical purposes
EX02 On liquidators portal only ASIC Assetless administration funding request (Section 206F - Director banning)
EX03 On liquidators portal only ASIC Assetless administration funding request (matters other than Section 206F - Director banning)
Form 157   ASIC Application for change of name of a company under external administration
Form 501   Regulations Notice to dissenting shareholder
Form 502   Regulations Notice to remaining shareholder
Form 503   Regulations Notice of controller's intention not to exercise property rights
Form 504   ASIC Notification that a person has been appointed controller/ entered into possession etc.
Form 505   ASIC Notification of appointment or cessation of an external administrator (including Guide)
Form 506   ASIC Notification of change of address of an external administrator
Form 507   ASIC Report as to affairs
Form 507A Attached to form 507 ASIC Statement verifying report under s475(1)
Form 509   ASIC Presentation of summary of affairs of a company
Form 509A   Regulations Notice to deliver books of company to the administrator
Form 509B   Regulations Notice of administrator's intention not to exercise property rights
Form 509C   Regulations Notice of meeting of creditors to vary or terminate deed of company arrangement
Form 509E   Regulations Notice to creditors of execution of a deed of company arrangement
Form 509F   ASIC Notice of failure to execute deed of company arrangement
Form 509G   ASIC Notice of termination of deed of company arrangement
Form 509H   Regulations Creditor's statutory demand for payment of debt
Form 511   ASIC Statement verifying report under s430(1), 475(2) or 446C(2)
Form 519   ASIC Notification of court action relating to winding-up
Form 520   ASIC Declaration of solvency
Form 521   Regulations Notice of meeting of creditors under section 496
Form 522   ASIC Notification of meeting of creditors to consider appointing a new liquidator
Form 523   ASIC Notification of final meeting convened by liquidator
Form 524 This form may be lodged in structured data on the liquidator portal. See ASIC explanation below. ASIC Presentation of accounts and statement
Form 527   Regulations Application requiring liquidator to decide whether to disclaim property
Form 529   ASIC Notice of meeting
Form 529A   Regulations Notice of first meeting of creditors of company under administration
Form 529B   Regulations Notice of meeting of creditors to ratify appointment of administrator
Form 530   Regulations Statement in writing of posting of notice of meeting
Form 531A   Regulations List of persons present at meeting of members or contributories
Form 531B   Regulations List of persons present at meeting of creditors or debenture holders
Form 531C   Regulations List of persons present at meeting of committee of inspection or committee of creditors
Form 532   Regulations Appointment of proxy
Form 533   Regulations Notice to submit particulars of debt or claim
Form 534   Regulations Notice inviting formal proof of debt or claim
Form 535   Regulations Formal proof of debt or claim (General form)
Form 536   Regulations Formal proof of debt or claim on behalf of employees
Form 537   Regulations Notice of rejection of formal proof of debt or claim
Form 538   Regulations Provisional list of contributories
Form 539   Regulations Notice to contributories of appointment to settle list of contributories
Form 540   ASIC Statement in writing of posting of notices of appointment to settle list or supplementary list of contributories
Form 541   Regulations Certificate of liquidator of final settlement of list of contributories
Form 542   Regulations Provisional supplementary list of contributories
Form 543   Regulations Certificate of liquidator of settlement of supplementary list of contributories
Form 544   Regulations Notice to contributory of final settlement of list or supplementary list of contributories and of inclusion in list
Form 545   ASIC Statement in writing of giving notices to persons placed on the list or supplementary list of contributories
Form 546 Form not printed in Regs   Notice of intention to declare a dividend
Form 547   Regulations Notice to creditor or person claiming to be a creditor of intention to declare a dividend
Form 548   Regulations Notice to creditor or person claiming to be a creditor of intention to declare a final dividend
Form 549   Regulations Notice of declaration of dividend
Form 550   Regulations Notice to liquidator to pay dividend to a person named
Form 551   Regulations Schedule of contributories or other persons to whom a distribution of surplus is to be paid
Form 552 Regulations Notice of distribution of surplus to contributories or other persons
Form 553   Regulations Authority to liquidator to pay distribution of surplus to a person named
Form 555   ASIC Notice of controller extending time to submit report as to affairs
Form 562   ASIC Notice of liquidator extending time to submit report as to affairs (including Guide)
Form 564   ASIC Schedule A to Regulatory Guide 16: Preliminary report by court–appointed liquidator to ASIC under s476 of the Corporations Act 2001 (see Regulatory Guide 16: Section A)
Form 568 Prepare your own   Application for extension of time to lodge declaration of solvency
Form 569 Prepare your own   Application for extension of time to pass resolution re vol. winding up
Form 574 ASIC Application for early destruction of books
Form 578   ASIC Deregistration request (liquidator not acting or affairs fully wound up)
Form 911   ASIC Verification or certification of a document
Form 1500   ASIC Annual report to creditors
Form 5011   ASIC Copy of minutes of meeting
Form 5047   ASIC Copy of deed of company arrangement
Form 5053   ASIC Notice that administration of a company has ended under S. 435c(2) or (3)
Form 5056   ASIC Notice that deed wholly effectuated
Form 6010   ASIC Application for voluntary deregistration of a company (including Guide)
       

ASIC explanation re lodgment of Form 524 (as at 11 May 2017):
  • Users of MYOB/CORE software:
  • Insolvency specific software provided by either MYOB Australia Pty Ltd (MYOB) or Core Australia Pty Ltd (CORE) will enable registered liquidators to create the file needed to upload through the liquidator portal. The portal uses the uploaded file to produce a Form 524 for verification and lodgement.
  • Liquidators who do not use MYOB/CORE software:
  • An Excel template spreadsheet is available for download. [GET TEMPLATE HERE] This will enable the registered liquidator to record all of the relevant data required to prepare a Form 524. In-built macros will create the file to upload through the liquidator portal. The portal will use the uploaded file to produce a Form 524 for verification and lodgement.
  • Guidance:
  • A quick guide for registered liquidators can also be be downloaded. It describes the new process for lodging the Form 524 in structured data (July 2014). [GET GUIDE HERE]



Forms from Federal Court (Corporations) Rules for External Administrations

Note - Where the form number is highlighted and underlined a copy of the form is available from or via this site.
Number Notes Authors Description
201702   Federal Court Winding Up Checklist (version Feb 2017)
Form 1   Federal Court Document title
Form 2   Federal Court Originating process
Form 3 Federal Court Interlocutory process
Form 4   Federal Court Notice of appearance
Form 5 Federal Court Notice of intervention by ASIC
Form 6   Federal Court Notice of hearing to approve compromise or arrangement
Form 7   Federal Court Affidavit accompanying statutory demand
Form 8   Federal Court Consent of liquidator/provisional liquidator
Form 9   Federal Court Notice of application for winding up order
Form 10   Federal Court Notice of application for winding up order by substituted plaintiff
Form11   Federal Court Notice of winding up order and of appointment of liquidator
Form 12   Federal Court Notice of appointment of provisional liquidator
Form 13   Federal Court Notice by creditor or contributory of objection to release of liquidator
Form 14 Federal Court Affidavit in support of application for order for payment of call
Form 15   Federal Court Notice of application for leave to distribute a surplus
Form 16   Federal Court Notice of intention to apply for remuneration
Form 16A   Federal Court Notice of intention to apply for review of remuneration
Form 17   Federal Court Summons for examination
Form 17A   Federal Court Arrest warrant
Form 18 Federal Court Summons for appearance in relation to registration of transfer of interests
Form 19 Federal Court Consent to act as designated person
Form 20   Federal Court Notice of filing of application for recognition of foreign proceeding
Form 21   Federal Court Notice of making of order under the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008
Form 22   Federal Court Notice of dismissal or withdrawal of application for recognition of foreign proceeding
Form 23   Federal Court Notice of filing of application to modify or terminate an order for recognition or other relief
 

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Forms are also obtainable from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission - click here ASIC supply of forms


Form 503 NOTICE OF CONTROLLER’S INTENTION NOT TO EXERCISE PROPERTY RIGHTS    rtf
Form 504 Notification that a person has been appointed controller/entered into possession etc.    pdf
Form 505 Notification of appointment or cessation of an external administrator    pdf
Form 506 Notification of change of address of an external administrator    pdf
Form 507 REPORT AS TO AFFAIRS    pdf version date 17/1/2011
Form 507 REPORT AS TO AFFAIRS   PDF VERSION DATE 30/1/2012
Form 507 REPORT AS TO AFFAIRS    MS Excel
Form 509 SUMMARY OF AFFAIRS OF A COMPANY    pdf
Form 509A NOTICE TO DELIVER BOOKS OF COMPANY TO THE ADMINISTRATOR    rtf
Form 509B NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR’S INTENTION NOT TO EXERCISE PROPERTY RIGHTS    rtf
Form 509C NOTICE OF MEETING OF CREDITORS TO VARY OR TERMINATE DEED OF COMPANY ARRANGEMENT    rtf
Form 509D NOTICE OF SPECIAL RESOLUTION TO WIND UP COMPANY    pdf
Form 509E NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF EXECUTION OF A DEED OF COMPANY ARRANGEMENT    rtf
Form 509F NOTICE OF FAILURE TO EXECUTE DEED OF ARRANGEMENT  pdf 
Form 509G NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF DEED OF COMPANY ARRANGEMENT  pdf 
Form 509H CREDITOR’S STATUTORY DEMAND FOR PAYMENT OF DEBT   rtf
Form 511 Statement verifying report under s430(1), 475(2) or 446C(2)    pdf
Form 519 Notification of court action relating to winding up    pdf
Form 520 Declaration of solvency    pdf
Form 521

NOTICE OF MEETING OF CREDITORS UNDER SECTION 496    rtf

Form 524 PRESENTATION OF ACCOUNTS AND STATEMENT   editable word document
Form 524 PRESENTATION OF ACCOUNTS AND STATEMENT  pdf
Form 527

APPLICATION REQUIRING LIQUIDATOR TO DECIDE WHETHER TO DISCLAIM PROPERTY    rtf

Form 529 NOTICE OF MEETING      pdf     
Form 529 NOTICE OF MEETING
Form 529A NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS OF COMPANY UNDER ADMINISTRATION    rtf

Form 529B

NOTICE OF FIRST MEETING OF CREDITORS TO RATIFY APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR    rtf

Form 530

STATEMENT IN WRITING OF POSTING OF NOTICE OF MEETING    rtf

Form 531A

LIST OF PERSONS PRESENT AT MEETING OF: *MEMBERS/*CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf

Form 531B     

LIST OF PERSONS PRESENT AT MEETING OF: *CREDITORS/*DEBENTURE HOLDERS    rtf

Form 531C

LIST OF PERSONS PRESENT AT MEETING OF: *COMMITTEE OF INSPECTION/*COMMITTEE OF CREDITORS    rtf

Form 532

APPOINTMENT OF PROXY    rtf

Form 533

NOTICE INVITING FORMAL PROOF OF DEBT OR CLAIM    rtf

Form 534

NOTICE INVITING FORMAL PROOF OF DEBT OR CLAIM    rtf

Form 535

FORMAL PROOF OF DEBT OR CLAIM (GENERAL FORM)    rtf

Form 536

FORMAL PROOF OF DEBT OR CLAIM ON BEHALF OF EMPLOYEES    rtf

Form 537

NOTICE OF REJECTION OF FORMAL PROOF OF DEBT OR CLAIM    rtf

Form 538

PROVISIONAL LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf

Form 539

NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORIES OF APPOINTMENT TO SETTLE LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf

Form 541 CERTIFICATE OF LIQUIDATOR OF FINAL SETTLEMENT OF LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf
Form 542

PROVISIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf

Form 543

CERTIFICATE OF LIQUIDATOR OF SETTLEMENT OF SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES    rtf

Form 544

NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORY OF FINAL SETTLEMENT OF LIST OR SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF CONTRIBUTORIES AND OF INCLUSION IN LIST    rtf

Form 546

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DECLARE A DIVIDEND    rtf

Form 547

NOTICE TO CREDITOR OR PERSON CLAIMING TO BE A CREDITOR OF INTENTION TO DECLARE A DIVIDEND    rtf

Form 548

NOTICE TO CREDITOR OR PERSON CLAIMING TO BE A CREDITOR OF INTENTION TO DECLARE A DIVIDEND    rtf

Form 549

NOTICE OF DECLARATION OF DIVIDEND    rtf

Form 550

AUTHORITY TO LIQUIDATOR TO PAY DIVIDEND TO A PERSON NAMED    rtf

Form 551

SCHEDULE OF CONTRIBUTORIES OR OTHER PERSONS TO WHOM A DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS IS TO BE PAID    rtf

Form 552

NOTICE OF DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS TO CONTRIBUTORIES OR OTHER PERSONS    rtf

Form 553

AUTHORITY TO LIQUIDATOR TO PAY DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS TO A PERSON NAMED    rtf

Form 911 Verification or certification of a document    pdf
Form 5011 Copy of minutes of meeting    pdf
Form 5053 Notice that administration of a company has ended    pdf
Form 5056 Notice that deed wholly effectuated    pdf