The Companies Act 2006 (Commencement No. 3, Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2007

Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 (c.58)

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66.  (1)  Section 12 of the Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 (registration of statutory water company under Companies Act: adoption of memorandum and articles) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (3)(b) for “an extraordinary resolution” substitute “a special resolution”.

(3) In subsection (8)—

(a)omit the definition of “extraordinary resolution”, and

(b)in the definition of “special resolution” for “within the meaning of the 1985 Act” substitute “as defined in section 283 of the Companies Act 2006”.

(4) These amendments apply—

(a)to written resolutions for which the circulation date (see section 290 of the Companies Act 2006) is on or after 1st October 2007;

(b)to resolutions passed at a meeting of which notice is given on or after that date.