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Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908

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289Former registration offices, registers, official receivers, &c continued

(1)The offices existing at the commencement of this Act in England, Scotland, and Ireland for registration of joint stock companies shall be continued as if they had been established under this Act.

(2)Registers of companies kept in any such existing offices shall respectively be deemed part of the registers of companies to be kept under this Act. '

(3)The existing registrars, assistant registrars, officers, clerks, and servants in those offices shall during the pleasure of the Board of Trade hold the offices and receive the salaries hitherto held and received by them, but subject to any regulations of the Board of Trade with regard to the execution of their duties.

(4)The existing official receivers and officers of the Board of Trade appointed for the execution of the Companies (Winding Up) Act, 1890, shall during the pleasure of the Board of Trade hold the offices and receive the salaries or remuneration hitherto held and received by them.

(5)Persons, other than officers of the Board of Trade, performing any duties under the Companies (Winding Up) Act, 1890, and receiving therefor any salary or remuneration by the direction of the Lord Chancellor, shall during his pleasure receive the salaries or remuneration hitherto received by them.

(6)The Companies liquidation Account under this Act shall he deemed to be in continuation of the Companies Liquidation Account under the Companies (Winding Up) Act, 1890.

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