Personal Liability for Corporate Fault: Guidelines for applying the COAG principles



Monday, 23 July 2012

At the COAG meeting on 25 July 2012 it was agreed that the Personal Liability for Corporate Fault - Guidelines for applying the COAG Principles (the Guidelines) will be applied by all jurisdictions when drafting future legislation. 

 

The Guidelines have been developed to assist in achieving a nationally consistent approach to the imposition of personal criminal liability for directors and other corporate officers as a consequence of a corporate offence.