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Commonwealth Development Corporation Act 1999

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(1)On and after the day appointed under section 3(3), section 12(2) of the Companies Act 1985 (requirement to retain and register memorandum and articles) shall apply in relation to the memorandum and articles of association delivered under section 2 of this Act as if—

(a)they had been delivered under section 10 of the Companies Act 1985 (documents to be delivered to the registrar), and

(b)the requirements of that Act in respect of registration and of matters precedent and incidental to it had been complied with.

(2)The registrar of companies shall carry out his duty under section 12 of that Act to register the Corporation’s memorandum and articles of association on the day appointed under section 3(3).

(3)On registration of the Corporation’s memorandum and articles of association the registrar shall give a certificate, signed by him or authenticated by his official seal—

(a)that the Corporation remains incorporated,

(b)that its memorandum and articles of association are registered under the [1985 c. 6.] Companies Act 1985, and

(c)that it is a public company limited by shares.

(4)The registrar shall inform the Corporation as soon as possible that the certificate has been given.

(5)The certificate is conclusive evidence—

(a)that the requirements of this Act and of the Companies Act 1985 in respect of registration and of matters precedent and incidental to it have been complied with,

(b)that the Corporation is a company authorised to be registered under that Act and is duly registered under that Act at and after the time of registration mentioned in the certificate, and

(c)that on and after registration the Corporation is a public company limited by shares.

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