Explanatory Notes

Companies Act 2006

2006 CHAPTER 46

8 November 2006


Part 35: the Registrar of Companies

Sections 1060 and 1061: The registrar and the registrar’s functions

1366.Section 1060 carries forward the approach of section 704 of the 1985 Act as to the appointment and status of the registrar of companies but omits some of the more antiquated parts of that provision. It specifies that there shall continue to be a registrar for England and Wales, for Scotland and for Northern Ireland.

1367.Section 1061 the registrar continues to have the functions conferred by the Companies Acts and in other legislation as specified in the section. The Secretary of State also has power to confer functions on the registrar, in relation to the registration of companies or other matters.