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[F1Particulars requiredN.I.

2.(1) The particulars referred to in paragraph 1(1)(a) are—

(a)the corporate name of the company,

(b)its legal form,

(c)if it is registered in the country of its incorporation, the identity of the register in which it is registered and the number with which it is so registered,

(d)a list of its directors and secretary, containing—

(i)with respect to each director, the particulars specified in sub-paragraph (3), and

(ii)with respect to the secretary (or where there are joint secretaries, with respect to each of them) the particulars specified in sub-paragraph (4),

(e)the extent of the powers of the directors to represent the company in dealings with third parties and in legal proceedings, together with a statement as to whether they may act alone or must act jointly and, if jointly, the name of any other person concerned, and

(f)whether the company is an institution to which Article 648A (or the equivalent provision in Great Britain) applies.

(2) In the case of a company which is not incorporated in a Member State, those particulars also include—

(a)the law under which the company is incorporated.

(b)(in the case of a company to which either paragraphs 2 and 3 of Part I of Schedule 20C or Schedule 20D applies) the period for which the company is required by the law under which it is incorporated to prepare accounts, together with the period allowed for the preparation and public disclosure of accounts for such a period, and

(c)unless disclosed by the documents specified in paragraph 5—

(i)the address of its principal place of business in its country of incorporation,

(ii)its objects, and

(iii)the amount of its issued share capital.

(3) The particulars referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(d)(i) are—

(a)in the case of an individual—

(i)his name,

(ii)any former name,

(iii)his usual residential address,

(iv)his nationality,

(v)his business occupation (if any),

(vi)particulars of any other directorships held by him, and

(vii)his date of birth;

(b)in the case of a corporation or Scottish firm, its corporate or firm name and registered or principal office.

(4) The particulars referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(d)(ii) are—

(a)in the case of an individual, his name, any former name and his usual residential address;

(b)in the case of a corporation or Scottish firm, its corporate or firm name and registered or principal office.

Where all the partners in a firm are joint secretaries of the company, the name and principal office of the firm may be stated instead of the particulars required by head (a).

(5) In sub-paragraphs 3(a) and 4(a)—

(a)“name” means a person's forename and surname, except that in the case of a peer, or an individual usually known by a title, the title may be stated instead of his forename and surname, or in addition to either or both of them; and

(b)the reference to a former name does not include—

(i)in the case of a peer, or an individual normally known by a title, the name by which he was known previous to the adoption of or succession to the title;

(ii)in the case of any person, a former name which was changed or disused before he attained the age of 18 years or which has been changed or disused for 20 years or more;

(iii)in the case of a married woman, the name by which she was known previous to the marriage.

(6) Where—

(a)at the time a return is delivered under paragraph 1(1) the company has another branch in Northern Ireland; and

(b)the company has delivered the particulars required by sub-paragraphs (1)(b) to (f) and (2) to (5) to the registrar with respect to that branch (or to the extent it is required to do so by virtue of Schedule 20B to this Order) and has no outstanding obligation to make a return to the registrar in respect of that branch under paragraph 7 in relation to any alteration to those particulars,

the company may adopt the particulars so delivered as particulars which the registrar is to treat as having been filed by the return by referring in the return to the fact that the particulars have been filed in respect of that other branch and giving the number with which the other branch is registered.]

F1SR 1993/198

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