Companies Act 2006 Explanatory Notes

Section 1099: The registrar’s index of company names

1408.This section replaces section 714 of the 1985 Act with changes. It provides for the registrar of companies to keep an index of the names not only of companies incorporated under Companies Acts but also of business entities formed under other legislation and of overseas companies with a UK branch.

1409.The section provides power for regulations to update the categories of business entities that are included in the index. This power is subject to negative resolution procedure.

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