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Companies Act 1989

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Delivery of documents by oversea companies

13In Chapter I of Part XXIII of the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985 (oversea companies: registration, &c.), for section 696 (office where documents to be filed) substitute—

696Registrar to whom documents to be delivered

(1)References to the registrar in relation to an oversea company (except references in Chapter III of this Part (registration of charges): see section 703E), shall be construed in accordance with the following provisions.

(2)The documents which an oversea company is required to deliver to the registrar shall be delivered—

(a)to the registrar for England and Wales if the company has established a place of business in England and Wales, and

(b)to the registrar for Scotland if the company has established a place of business in Scotland;

and if the company has an established place of business in both parts of Great Britain, the documents shall be delivered to both registrars.

(3)If a company ceases to have a place of business in either part of Great Britain, it shall forthwith give notice of that fact to the registrar for that part; and from the date on which notice is so given it is no longer obliged to deliver documents to that registrar..

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