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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

  4. Disqualification for unfitnessPrevious MatchNext Match

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

    2. 7. Disqualification order or undertaking; and reporting provisions.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 8. Disqualification after investigation of company. Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 8A. Variation etc. of disqualification undertaking.Previous MatchNext Match

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

  5. Disqualification for competition infringements

  6. 9A. Competition disqualification orderPrevious MatchNext Match

  7. 9B. Competition undertakingsPrevious MatchNext Match

  8. 9C. Competition investigationsPrevious MatchNext Match

  9. 9D. Co-ordinationPrevious MatchNext Match

  10. 9E. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Miscellaneous and generalPrevious MatchNext Match

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

    2. 21. Interaction with Insolvency Act.Previous MatchNext Match

    3. 22. Interpretation. Previous MatchNext Match

    4. 22A. Application of Act to building societies.Previous MatchNext Match

    5. 22B.Application of Act to incorporated friendly societies.Previous MatchNext Match

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

    7. 24. Extent.Previous MatchNext Match

    8. 25. Commencement.Previous MatchNext Match

    9. 26. Citation.Previous MatchNext Match

  15. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1Previous MatchNext Match

      Matters for Determining Unfitness of DirectorsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part I Matters Applicable in All CasesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.Any misfeasance or breach of any fiduciary or other duty...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 2.Any misapplication or retention by the director of, or any...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 3.The extent of the director’s responsibility for the company entering...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 4.The extent of the director’s responsibility for any failure by...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 5.The extent of the director’s responsibility for any failure by...Previous MatchNext Match

        6. 5A.In the application of this Part of this Schedule in...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part II Matters Applicable where Company has become InsolventPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.The extent of the director’s responsibility for the causes of...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 7.The extent of the director’s responsibility for any failure by...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 8.The extent of the director’s responsibility for the company entering...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 9.The extent of the director’s responsibility for any failure by...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 10.Any failure by the director to comply with any obligation...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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