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[F1[F2[F3Delivery to the registar of documents in legible formN.I.

655.(1) This Article applies to the delivery to the registrar under any provision of the Companies Orders of documents in legible form.

(2) The document must—

(a )F4state in a prominent position the registered number of the company to which it relates,[F5 and, if the document is delivered under Article 645A, 652O or 652P or Schedule 20A or 20D, the registered number of the branch to which it relates,]

(b)satisfy any requirements prescribed by regulations for the purposes of this Article, and

(c)conform to such requirements as the registrar may specify for the purpose of enabling him to copy the document.

(3) If a document is delivered to the registrar which does not comply with the requirements of this Article, he may serve on the person by whom the document was delivered (or, if there are two or more such persons, on any of them) a notice indicating the respect in which the document does not comply.

(4) Where the registrar serves such a notice, then, unless a replacement document—

(a)is delivered to him within 14 days after the service of the notice, and

(b)complies with the requirements of this Article (or Article[F6 656B]) or is not rejected by him for failure to comply with those requirements,

the original document shall be deemed not to have been delivered to him.

But for the purposes of any statutory provision imposing a penalty for failure to deliver, so far as it imposes a penalty for continued contravention, no account shall be taken of the period between the delivery of the original document and the end of the period of 14 days after service of the registrar's notice.]]]

F2SR 1993/198

F4mod. by SR 2004/307

F5SR 1993/198

F6SR 2003/3

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