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Companies Act 1989

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Index of defined expressions

20In Part XXVI of the Companies Act 1985 (interpretation), after section 744 insert—

744AIndex of defined expressions

The following Table shows provisions defining or otherwise explaining expressions for the purposes of this Act generally—

accounting reference date, accounting reference periodsections 224 and 742(1)
acquisition (in relation to a non-cash asset)section 739(2)
agentsection 744
allotment (and related expressions)section 738
annual accountssections 261(2), 262(1) and 742(1)
annual general meetingsection 366
annual returnsection 363
articlessection 744
authorised minimumsection 118
balance sheet and balance sheet datesections 261(2), 262(1) and 742(1)
bank holidaysection 744
banking companysection 744
body corporatesection 740
books and papers, books or paperssection 744
called-up share capitalsection 737(1)
capital redemption reservesection 170(1)
the Companies Actssection 744
companies charges registersection 397
companysection 735(1)
the Consequential Provisions Actsection 744
corporationsection 740
the court (in relation to a company)section 744
current assetssections 262(1) and 742(1)
debenturesection 744
directorsection 741(1)
documentsection 744
elective resolutionsection 379A
employees' share schemesection 743
equity share capitalsection 744
existing companysection 735(1)
extraordinary general meetingsection 368
extraordinary resolutionsection 378(1)
financial year (of a company)sections 223 and 742(1)
fixed assetssections 262(1) and 742(1)
floating charge (in Scotland)section 462
the former Companies Actssection 735(1)
the Gazettesection 744
hire-purchase agreementsection 744
holding companysection 736
the Insider Dealing Actsection 744
the Insolvency Actsection 735A(1)
insurance companysection 744
the Joint Stock Companies Actssection 735(3)
limited companysection 1(2)
member (of a company)section 22
memorandum (in relation to a company)section 744
non-cash assetsection 739(1)
number (in relation to shares)section 744
office copy (in relation to a court order in Scotland)section 743A
officer (in relation to a body corporate)section 744
official seal (in relation to the registrar of companies)section 744
oversea companysection 744
overseas branch registersection 362
paid up (and related expressions)section 738
parent company and parent undertakingsections 258 and 742(1)
place of businesssection 744
prescribedsection 744
private companysection 1(3)
profit and loss accountsections 261(2), 262(1) and 742(1)
prospectussection 744
public companysection 1(3)
realised profits or lossessections 262(3) and 742(2)
registered number (of a company)section 705(1)
registered office (of a company)section 287
registrar and registrar of companiessection 744
resolution for reducing share capitalsection 135(3)
shadow directorsection 741(2) and (3)
sharesection 744
share premium accountsection 130(1)
share warrantsection 188
special notice (in relation to a resolution)section 379
special resolutionsection 378(2)
subsidiarysection 736
subsidiary undertakingsections 258 and 742(1)
transfer (in relation to a non-cash asset)section 739(2)
uncalled share capitalsection 737(2)
undistributable reservessection 264(3)
unlimited companysection 1(2)
unregistered companysection 718
wholly-owned subsidiarysection 736(2)

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