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The Overseas Companies Regulations 2009

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Return of alteration in company’s constitution

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14.—(1) If any alteration is made in the company’s constitution the company must deliver to the registrar a return stating—

(a)that an alteration has been made to the company’s constitution, and

(b)the date on which the alteration was made.

(2) The return must be accompanied by a certified copy of the constitution as altered.

(3) Where a company has more than one UK establishment a return is required in respect of each UK establishment to which the alteration relates; but a return giving the registered numbers of more than one UK establishment is treated as a return in respect of each of them.

(4) An alteration in the company’s constitution is treated as relating to a UK establishment only if a copy of the constitution is included in the material registered in respect of that establishment.

(5) The return must also state—

(a)the company’s name,

(b)the company’s registered number, and

(c)the name (if different from the company’s name) and registered number of each UK establishment to which the return relates.

(6) The period allowed for delivery of the return is 21 days after the date on which notice of the alteration in question could have been received in the United Kingdom in due course of post (if despatched with due diligence).

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