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6.—(1) The High Court may make a disqualification order against a person where it appears to it that he has been persistently in default in relation to provisions of the companies legislation requiring any return, account or other document to be filed with, delivered or sent, or notice of any matter to be given, to the registrar.
(2) On an application to the High Court for an order to be made under this Article, the fact that a person has been persistently in default in relation to such provisions as are mentioned in paragraph (1) may (without prejudice to its proof in any other manner) be conclusively proved by showing that in the 5 years ending with the date of the application he has been adjudged guilty (whether or not on the same occasion) of 3 or more defaults in relation to those provisions.
(3) A person is to be treated under paragraph (2) as being adjudged guilty of a default in relation to any such provision if—
(a)he is convicted (whether on indictment or on summary conviction) of an offence consisting in a contravention of that provision (whether on his own part or on the part of any company), or
(b)a default order is made against him, that is to say an order under any of the following provisions—
(i)[F1section 452 of the Companies Act 2006] (order requiring delivery of company accounts),
(ii)[F2section 456 of the Companies Act 2006] (order requiring preparation of revised accounts),
[F3(iii)section 1113 of the Companies Act 2006 (enforcement of company's filing obligations),]
(iv)Article 51 of [F4the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989] (enforcement of receiver's or manager's duty to make returns), or
(v)Article 144 of [F5that Order] (corresponding provision for liquidator in winding up),
in respect of any such contravention of that provision (whether on his own part or on the part of any company).
[F6(3A) In this Article “the companies legislation” means the Companies Acts and Parts 2 to 7 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (company insolvency and winding up).]
(4) The maximum period of disqualification under this Article is 5 years.
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