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Explanatory Memorandum to Company Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

Article 3: Disqualification orders: general

This Article defines and sets out the circumstances in which a disqualification order may be made, provides that there is a maximum and minimum period of disqualification under such an order, establishes a time after the making of the order on which the period of disqualification begins and makes it clear that disqualification proceedings may go ahead independently of any separate criminal prosecution which might be brought.

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