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The Deregulation and Contracting Out (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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The Companies (Northern Ireland) Order I986 (NI 6)

4.—(1) In Article 2A(3) of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (relationship of Order to Insolvency Order), after “In Articles” insert “653(4) and (5)”.

(2) In Article 2B of that Order (relationship of Order to Parts IV and V of the Financial Services Act 1986), after “In Articles” insert “653(4) and (5)”.

(3) After paragraph (3) of Article 653 of that Order (registration offices) insert—

(4) Paragraph (5) applies where by virtue of Article 11(1) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 a person is authorised by the registrar to accept delivery of any class of documents which are under any provision of the Companies Orders to be delivered to the registrar.

(5) If—

(a)the registrar directs that documents of that class shall be delivered to a specified address of the authorised person; and

(b)the direction is printed and made available to the public (with or without payment),

any document of that class which is delivered to an address other than the specified address shall be treated for the purposes of those Orders as not having been delivered.

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