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997Application of general rule-making powersE+W+S+N.I.

The power to make rules under section 411 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45) or Article 359 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/2405 (N.I. 19)), so far as relating to a winding-up petition, applies for the purposes of a petition under this Part.

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I1S. 997 wholly in force at 1.10.2007; s. 997 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 1300; s. 997 in force at 1.10.2007 by S.I. 2007/2194, art. 2(1)(j) (with saving in art. 12 and subject to transitional adaptations specified in Sch. 1 and with transitional provisions and savings in Sch. 3)

998Copy of order affecting company's constitution to be delivered to registrarE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where an order of the court under this Part—

(a)alters the company's constitution, or

(b)gives leave for the company to make any, or any specified, alterations to its constitution,

the company must deliver a copy of the order to the registrar.

(2)It must do so within 14 days from the making of the order or such longer period as the court may allow.

(3)If a company makes default in complying with this section, an offence is committed by—

(a)the company, and

(b)every officer of the company who is in default.

(4)A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale and, for continued contravention, a daily default fine not exceeding one-tenth of level 3 on the standard scale.

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Commencement Information

I2S. 998 wholly in force at 1.10.2007; s. 998 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 1300; s. 998 in force at 1.10.2007 by S.I. 2007/2194, art. 2(1)(j) (with saving in art. 12 and subject to transitional adaptations specified in Sch. 1 and with transitional provisions and savings in Sch. 3)

999Supplementary provisions where company's constitution alteredE+W+S+N.I.

(1)This section applies where an order under this Part alters a company's constitution.

(2)If the order amends—

(a)a company's articles, or

(b)any resolution or agreement to which Chapter 3 of Part 3 applies (resolution or agreement affecting a company's constitution),

the copy of the order delivered to the registrar by the company under section 998 must be accompanied by a copy of the company's articles, or the resolution or agreement in question, as amended.

(3)Every copy of a company's articles issued by the company after the order is made must be accompanied by a copy of the order, unless the effect of the order has been incorporated into the articles by amendment.

(4)If a company makes default in complying with this section an offence is committed by—

(a)the company, and

(b)every officer of the company who is in default.

(5)A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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Commencement Information

I3S. 999 wholly in force at 1.10.2007; s. 999 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 1300; s. 999 in force at 1.10.2007 by S.I. 2007/2194, art. 2(1)(j) (with saving in art. 12 and subject to transitional adaptations specified in Sch. 1 and with transitional provisions and savings in Sch. 3)

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