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Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986

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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. PreliminaryPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 1. Disqualification orders: general. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 1A. Disqualification undertakings: general.Previous MatchNext Match

  3. Disqualification for general misconduct in connection with companiesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 2. Disqualification on conviction of indictable offence. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 3. Disqualification for persistent breaches of companies legislation.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 4. Disqualification for fraud, etc., in winding up. Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 5. Disqualification on summary conviction. Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 5A.Disqualification for certain convictions abroadPrevious MatchNext Match

  4. Disqualification for unfitnessPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 6. Duty of court to disqualify unfit directors of insolvent companies. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 7. Disqualification orders under section 6: applications and acceptance of undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 7A.Office-holder's report on conduct of directorsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 8. Disqualification of director on finding of unfitness. Previous MatchNext Match

  5. Persons instructing unfit directorsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 8ZA.Order disqualifying person instructing unfit director of insolvent companyPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 8ZB.Application for order under section 8ZAPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 8ZC.Disqualification undertaking instead of an order under section 8ZAPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 8ZD.Order disqualifying person instructing unfit director: other casesPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 8ZE.Disqualification undertaking instead of an order under section 8ZDPrevious MatchNext Match

  6. Further provision about disqualification undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 8A. Variation etc. of disqualification undertaking.Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 9. Matters for determining unfitness of directors. Previous MatchNext Match

  7. Disqualification for competition infringementsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 9A. Competition disqualification orderPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 9B. Competition undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 9C. Competition investigationsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 9D. Co-ordinationPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 9E. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

  8. Other cases of disqualificationPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 10. Participation in wrongful trading. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 11. Undischarged bankrupts. Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 12. Failure to pay under county court administration order.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 12A. Northern Irish disqualification orders.Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 12B.Northern Irish disqualification undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 12C.Determining unfitness etc: matters to be taken into accountPrevious MatchNext Match

  9. Consequences of contraventionPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 13. Criminal penalties.Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 14. Offences by body corporate.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 15. Personal liability for company’s debts where person acts while disqualified. Previous MatchNext Match

  10. Compensation orders and undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 15A.Compensation orders and undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 15B.Amounts payable under compensation orders and undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 15C.Variation and revocation of compensation undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

  11. Supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 16. Application for disqualification order. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 17. Application for leave under an order or undertaking.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 18. Register of disqualification orders and undertakings.Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 19. Special savings from repealed enactments.Previous MatchNext Match

  12. Miscellaneous and generalPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 20. Admissibility in evidence of statements. Previous MatchNext Match

    2. 20A.Legal professional privilegePrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 21. Interaction with Insolvency Act 1986 .Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 21A.Bank insolvencyPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 21B.Bank administrationPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 21C.Building society insolvency and special administrationPrevious MatchNext Match

    7. 22. Interpretation. Previous MatchNext Match

    8. 22A. Application of Act to building societies.Previous MatchNext Match

    9. 22B.Application of Act to incorporated friendly societies.Previous MatchNext Match

    10. 22C.Application of Act to NHS foundation trustsPrevious MatchNext Match

    11. 22D.Application of Act to open-ended investment companiesPrevious MatchNext Match

    12. 22E.Application of Act to registered societiesPrevious MatchNext Match

    13. 22F.Application of Act to charitable incorporated organisationsPrevious MatchNext Match

    14. 22H.Application of Act to protected cell companiesPrevious MatchNext Match

    15. 23. Transitional provisions, savings, repeals.Previous MatchNext Match

    16. 24. Extent.Previous MatchNext Match

    17. 25. Commencement.Previous MatchNext Match

    18. 26. Citation.Previous MatchNext Match

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Determining unfitness etc: matters to be taken into accountPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Matters to be taken into account in all casesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.The extent to which the person was responsible for the...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 2.Where applicable, the extent to which the person was responsible...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 3.The frequency of conduct of the person which falls within...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 4.The nature and extent of any loss or harm caused,...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Additional matters to be taken into account where person is or has been a directorPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.Any misfeasance or breach of any fiduciary duty by the...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 6.Any material breach of any legislative or other obligation of...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 7.The frequency of conduct of the director which falls within...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.Subsections (1A) to (2A) of section 6 apply for the...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 9.In this Schedule “ director ” includes a shadow director....Previous MatchNext Match

    2. SCHEDULE 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Savings from Companies Act 1981 ss. 93, 94, and Insolvency Act 1985 Schedule 9Previous MatchNext Match

      1. 1.Sections 2 and 4(1)(b) do not apply in relation to...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2.Subject to paragraph 1— (a) section 2 applies in a...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3.Subject to paragraph 1, section 4 applies in relation to...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 4.The powers of a court under section 5 are not...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. 5.For purposes of section 3(1) and section 5, no account...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. 6.An order made under section 28 of the Companies Act...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. 7.Where— (a) an application is made for a disqualification order...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. 8.An application shall not be made under section 8 of...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. SCHEDULE 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Transitional Provisions and SavingsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 1.In this Schedule, “the former enactments” means so much of...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. 2.So far as anything done or treated as done under...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. 3.Where any period of time specified in a provision of...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. 4.Where in any provision of this Act there is a...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. 5.Offences committed before the appointed day under any provision of...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. 6.A reference in any enactment, instrument or document (whether express...Previous MatchNext Match

    4. SCHEDULE 4Previous MatchNext Match

      RepealsPrevious MatchNext Match

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