The Companies (Registration) Regulations 2008

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2008/3014

2008 No. 3014

Companies

The Companies (Registration) Regulations 2008

Made 20th November 2008

Coming into force 1st October 2009

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 8(2), 10(3), 11(2), 103(2)(a), 110(2)(a), 1167 and 1292(1)(a) of the Companies Act 20061.

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Companies (Registration) Regulations 2008 and come into force on 1st October 2009.

(2) In these Regulations “the Act” means the Companies Act 2006.

S-2 Memorandum of association

Memorandum of association

2. For the purposes of section 8 of the Act—

(a) the memorandum of association of a company having a share capital shall be in the form set out in Schedule 1; and

(b) the memorandum of association of a company not having a share capital shall be in the form set out in Schedule 2.

S-3 Statement of capital and initial shareholdings

Statement of capital and initial shareholdings

3. For the purposes of section 10(3) of the Act, the statement of capital and initial shareholdings shall contain the name and address of each subscriber to the memorandum of association.

S-4 Statement of guarantee

Statement of guarantee

4. For the purposes of section 11(2) of the Act, the statement of guarantee shall contain the name and address of each subscriber to the memorandum of association.

S-5 Form of assent for re-registration of private limited company as unlimited

Form of assent for re-registration of private limited company as unlimited

5. The form set out in Schedule 3 is the form prescribed for the purposes of section 103(2)(a) of the Act.

S-6 Form of assent for re-registration of public company as private and unlimited

Form of assent for re-registration of public company as private and unlimited

6. The form set out in Schedule 4 is the form prescribed for the purposes of section 110(2)(a) of the Act.

Ian Pearson

Economic and Business Minister,

Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

20th November 2008

SCHEDULE 1

Regulation 2(a)

COMPANY HAVING A SHARE CAPITAL

SCHEDULE 2

Regulation 2(b)

COMPANY NOT HAVING A SHARE CAPITAL

SCHEDULE 3

Regulation 5

Form of assent for re-registration of private limited company as unlimited

SCHEDULE 4

Regulation 6

Form of assent for re-registration of public company as private and unlimited

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