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  • Act amendment to earlier affecting provision S.I. 2008/373 reg. 11(1) by S.I. 2013/1971 reg. 9(a) (This amendment not applied to legislation.gov.uk. Amending Regulations revoked (1.10.2013) without ever being in force by S.I. 2013/2224, reg. 2)
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The registrarE+W+S+N.I.

1060The registrarE+W+S+N.I.

(1)There shall continue to be—

(a)a registrar of companies for England and Wales,

(b)a registrar of companies for Scotland, and

(c)a registrar of companies for Northern Ireland.

(2)The registrars shall be appointed by the Secretary of State.

(3)In the Companies Acts“the registrar of companies” and “the registrar” mean the registrar of companies for England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, as the case may require.

(4)References in the Companies Acts to registration in a particular part of the United Kingdom are to registration by the registrar for that part of the United Kingdom.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2S. 1060(1)(2) applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Unregistered Companies Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/2436), regs. 3-5, Sch. 1 para. 17(2)(a) (with transitional provisions and savings in regs. 7, 9, Sch. 2)

Commencement Information

I1S. 1060 wholly in force at 1.10.2009; s. 1060 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 1300; s. 1060 in force for specified purposes at 6.4.2007 by S.I. 2006/3428, art. 4(3)(a) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1 and with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5); s. 1060 in force otherwise at 1.10.2009 by S.I. 2008/2860, art. 3(r) (with arts. 5, 7, 8, Sch. 2) (as amended by S.I. 2009/1802, art. 18)

1061The registrar's functionsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The registrar shall continue—

[F1(a)to perform the functions conferred on the registrar by or under the Companies Acts or any other enactment, and]

(b)to perform such functions on behalf of the Secretary of State, in relation to the registration of companies or other matters, as the Secretary of State may from time to time direct.

(2)F2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)References in this Act to the functions of the registrar are to functions within subsection (1)(a) or (b).

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4Ss. 1061-1063 applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Unregistered Companies Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/2436), regs. 3-5, Sch. 1 para. 17(2)(a) (with transitional provisions and savings in regs. 7, 9, Sch. 2)

Commencement Information

I2S. 1061 wholly in force at 1.10.2009; s. 1061 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 1300; s. 1061 in force for specified purposes at 6.4.2007 by S.I. 2006/3428, art. 4(3)(b) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1 and with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5); s. 1061 in force otherwise at 1.10.2009 by S.I. 2008/2860, art. 3(r) (with arts. 5, 7, 8, Sch. 2) (as amended by S.I. 2009/1802, art. 18)

1062The registrar's official sealE+W+S+N.I.

The registrar shall have an official seal for the authentication of documents in connection with the performance of the registrar's functions.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C6Ss. 1061-1063 applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Unregistered Companies Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/2436), regs. 3-5, Sch. 1 para. 17(2)(a) (with transitional provisions and savings in regs. 7, 9, Sch. 2)

1063Fees payable to registrarE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Secretary of State may make provision by regulations requiring the payment to the registrar of fees in respect of—

(a)the performance of any of the registrar's functions, or

(b)the provision by the registrar of services or facilities for purposes incidental to, or otherwise connected with, the performance of any of the registrar's functions.

(2)The matters for which fees may be charged include—

(a)the performance of a duty imposed on the registrar or the Secretary of State,

(b)the receipt of documents delivered to the registrar, and

(c)the inspection, or provision of copies, of documents kept by the registrar.

(3)The regulations may—

(a)provide for the amount of the fees to be fixed by or determined under the regulations;

(b)provide for different fees to be payable in respect of the same matter in different circumstances;

(c)specify the person by whom any fee payable under the regulations is to be paid;

(d)specify when and how fees are to be paid.

(4)Regulations under this section are subject to negative resolution procedure.

(5)In respect of the performance of functions or the provision of services or facilities—

(a)for which fees are not provided for by regulations, or

(b)in circumstances other than those for which fees are provided for by regulations,

the registrar may determine from time to time what fees (if any) are chargeable.

(6)Fees received by the registrar are to be paid into the Consolidated Fund.

(7)The Limited Partnerships Act 1907 (c. 24) is amended as follows—

(a)in section 16(1) (inspection of statements registered)—

(i)omit the words “, and there shall be paid for such inspection such fees as may be appointed by the Board of Trade, not exceeding 5p for each inspection”, and

(ii)omit the words from “and there shall be paid for such certificate” to the end;

(b)in section 17 (power to make rules)—

(i)omit the words “(but as to fees with the concurrence of the Treasury)”, and

(ii)omit paragraph (a).

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C7S. 1063 applied (15.12.2007) by The Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations (S.I. 2007/2974), {reg. 4(2)}

C9Ss. 1061-1063 applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Unregistered Companies Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/2436), regs. 3-5, Sch. 1 para. 17(2)(a) (with transitional provisions and savings in regs. 7, 9, Sch. 2)

Commencement Information

I3S. 1063 wholly in force at 1.10.2009; s. 1063 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 1300; s. 1063 in force for specified purposes at 20.1.2007 and wholly in force for E.W.S. at 6.4.2007 by S.I. 2006/3428, arts. 3(3), 4(1)(a)(4) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1 and with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5 para. 6); s. 1063 in force at 1.10.2009 insofar as not already in force by S.I. 2008/2860, art. 3(r) (with arts 5, 7, 8, Sch. 2) (as amended by S.I. 2009/1802, art. 18)

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