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Section 1174

SCHEDULE 8Index of defined expressions

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abbreviated accounts (in Part 15)sections 444(4) and 445(3)
accounting reference date and accounting reference periodsection 391
accounting standards (in Part 15)section 464
accounts meetingsection 437(3)
acquisition, in relation to a non-cash assetsection 1163(2)
address
    generally in the Companies Actssection 1142
  —  in the company communications provisionssection 1148(1)
affirmative resolution procedure, in relation to regulations and orderssection 1290
allotment (time of)section 558
allotment of equity securities (in Chapter 3 of Part 17)section 560(2)
allotted share capital and allotted sharessection 546(1)(b) and (2)
annual accounts (in Part 15)section 471
annual accounts and reports (in Part 15)section 471
annual general meetingsection 336
annual returnsection 854
appropriate audit authority (in sections 522, 523 and 524)section 525(1)
appropriate rate of interest
  —  in Chapter 5 of Part 17section 592
  —  in Chapter 6 of Part 17section 609
approval after being made, in relation to regulations and orderssection 1291
arrangement
  —  in Part 26section 616(1)
  —  in Chapter 7 of Part 17section 895(2)
articlessection 18
associate (in Chapter 3 of Part 28)section 988
associated bodies corporate and associated company (in Part 10)section 256
authenticated, in relation to a document or information sent or supplied to a companysection 1146
authorised group, of members of a company (in Part 14)section 370(3)
authorised insurance companysection 1165(2)
authorised minimum (in relation to share capital of public company)section 763
available profits (in Chapter 5 of Part 18)sections 711 and 712
banking company and banking groupsection 1164
body corporatesection 1173(1)
called-up share capitalsection 547
capital redemption reservesection 733
capitalisation in relation to a company’s profits (in Part 23)section 853(3)
cash (in relation to paying up or allotting shares)section 583
cause of action, in relation to derivative proceedings (in Chapter 2 of Part 11)section 265(7)
certified translation (in Part 35)section 1107
charge (in Chapter 1 of Part 25)section 861(5)
circulation date, in relation to a written resolution (in Part 13)section 290
class of sharessection 629
the Companies Actssection 2
Companies Act accountssections 395(1)(a) and 403(2)(a)
Companies Act group accountssection 403(2)(a)
Companies Act individual accountssection 395(1)(a)
companies involved in the division (in Part 27)section 919(2)
company
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 1
  —  in Chapter 7 of Part 17section 616(1)
  —  in Chapter 1 of Part 25section 861(5)
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 25section 879(6)
  —  in Part 26section 895(2)
  —  in Chapter 3 of Part 28section 991(1)
  —  in the company communications provisionssection 1148(1)
the company communications provisionssection 1143
the company law provisions of this Actsection 2(2)
company records (in Part 37)section 1134
connected with, in relation to a director (in Part 10)sections 252 to 254
constitution, of a company
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 17
  —  in Part 10section 257
controlling, of a body corporate by a director (in Part 10)section 255
corporationsection 1173(1)
the courtsection 1156
credit institutionsection 1173(1)
credit transaction (in Chapter 4 of Part 10)section 202
creditor (in Chapter 1 of Part 31)section 1011
daily default finesection 1125
date of the offer (in Chapter 3 of Part 28)section 991(1)
debenturesection 738
derivative claim (in Chapter 1 of Part 11)section 260
derivative proceedings (in Chapter 2 of Part 11)section 265
Directive disclosure requirementssection 1078
director
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 250
  —  in Chapter 8 of Part 10section 240(3)
  —  in Chapter 1 of Part 11section 260(5)
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 11section 265(7)
  —  in Part 14section 379(1)
directors' remuneration reportsection 420
directors' reportsection 415
distributable profits
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 18section 683(1)
—elsewhere in Part 18section 736
distribution
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 18section 683(1)
  —  in Part 23section 829
division (in Part 27)section 919
document
  —  in Part 35section 1114(1)
  —  in the company communications provisionssection 1148(1)
dormant, in relation to a company or other body corporatesection 1169
EEA State and related expressionssection 1170
electronic form, electronic copy, electronic means
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 1168(3) and (4)
  —  in relation to communications to a companyPart 3 of Schedule 4
  —  in relation to communications by a companyPart 3 of Schedule 5
eligible members, in relation to a written resolutionsection 289
e-money issuer
  —  in Part 15section 474(1)
  —  in Part 16section 539
employees' share schemesection 1166
employer and employee (in Chapter 1 of Part 18)section 676
enactmentsection 1293
equity securities (in Chapter 3 of Part 17)section 560(1)
equity share capitalsection 548
equity shares (in Chapter 7 of Part 17)section 616(1)
existing company (in Part 27)section 902(2)
fellow subsidiary undertakingssection 1161(4)
financial assistance (in Chapter 2 of Part 18)section 677
financial institutionsection 1173(1)
financial year, of a companysection 390
firmsection 1173(1)
fixed assets (in Part 23)section 853
the former Companies Actssection 1171
the Gazettesection 1173(1)
group (in Part 15)section 474(1)
group undertakingsection 1161(5)
hard copy form and hard copy
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 1168(2)
  —  in relation to communications to a companyPart 2 of Schedule 4
  —  in relation to communications by a companyPart 2 of Schedule 5
hire-purchase agreementsection 1173(1)
holder of shares (in Chapter 3 of Part 17)section 574
holding companysection 1159 (and see section 1160 and Schedule 6)
IAS Regulation accountssections 395(1)(b) and 403(1) and (2)(b)
IAS Regulation group accountssection 403(1) and (2)(b)
IAS Regulation individual accountssection 395(1)(b)
IAS Regulation Regulation (in Part 15)section 474(1)
included in the consolidation, in relation to group accounts (in Part 15)section 474(1)
individual accountssection 394
information rights (in Part 9)section 146(3)
insurance companysection 1165(3)
insurance groupsection 1165(5)
insurance market activitysection 1165(7)
interest in shares (for the purposes of Part 22)sections 820 to 825
international accounting standards (in Part 15)section 474(1)
investment company (in Part 23)section 833
ISD investment firm
  —  in Part 15section 474(1)
  —  in Part 16section 539
issued share capital and issued sharessection 546(1)(a) and (2)
the issuing company (in Chapter 7 of Part 17)section 610(6)
the Joint Stock Companies Actssection 1171
liabilities (in Part 27)section 941
liability, references to incurring, reducing or discharging (in Chapter 2 of Part 18)section 683(2)
limited by guaranteesection 3(3)
limited by sharessection 3(2)
limited companysection 3
the main register (of members) (in Chapter 3 of Part 8)section 131(1)
major audit (in sections 522 and 525)section 525(2)
market purchase, by a company of its own shares (in Chapter 4 of Part 18)section 693(4)
member, of a company
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 112
  —  in Chapter 1 of Part 11section 260(5)
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 11section 265(7)
memorandum of associationsection 8
merger (in Part 27)section 904
merging companies (in Part 27)section 904(2)
merger by absorption (in Part 27)section 904(1)(a)
merger by formation of a new company (in Part 27)section 904(1)(b)
negative resolution procedure, in relation to regulations and orderssection 1289
net assets (in Part 7)section 92
new company (in Part 27)section 902(2)
non-cash assetsection 1163
non-voting shares (in Chapter 3 of Part 28)section 991(1)
number, in relation to sharessection 540(4)(b)
off-market purchase, by a company of its own shares (in Chapter 4 of Part 18)section 693(2)
offer period (in Chapter 2 of Part 28)section 971(1)
offer to the public (in Chapter 1 of Part 20)section 756
offeror
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 28section 971(1)
  —  in Chapter 3 of Part 28section 991(1)
officer, in relation to a body corporatesection 1173(1)
officer in defaultsection 1121
official seal, of registrarsection 1062
opted-in company (in Chapter 2 of Part 28)section 971(1)
opting-in resolution (in Chapter 2 of Part 28)section 966(1)
opting-out resolution (in Chapter 2 of Part 28)section 966(5)
ordinary resolutionsection 282
ordinary shares (in Chapter 3 of Part 17)section 560(1)
organisation (in Part 14)section 379(1)
other relevant transactions or arrangements (in Chapter 4 of Part 10)section 210
overseas companysection 1044
overseas branch registersection 129(1)
paid upsection 583
the Panel (in Part 28)section 942
parent companysection 1173(1)
parent undertakingsection 1162 (and see Schedule 7)
payment for loss of office (in Chapter 4 of Part 10)section 215
pension scheme (in Chapter 1 of Part 18)section 675
period for appointing auditors, in relation to a private companysection 485(2)
period for filing, in relation to accounts and reports for a financial yearsection 442
permissible capital payment (in Chapter 5 of Part 18)section 710
political donation (in Part 14)section 364
political expenditure (in Part 14)section 365
political organisation (in Part 14)section 363(2)
prescribedsection 1167
private companysection 4
profit and loss account (in Part 15)section 474(1) and (2)
profits and losses (in Part 23)section 853(2)
profits available for distribution (for the purposes of Part 23)section 830(2)
property (in Part 27)section 941
protected information (in Chapter 8 of Part 10)section 240
provision for entrenchment, in relation to a company’s articlessection 22
public companysection 4
publication, in relation to accounts and reports (in sections 433 to 435)section 436
qualified, in relation to an auditor’s report etc (in Part 16)section 539
qualifying shares (in Chapter 6 of Part 18)section 724(2)
qualifying third party indemnity provision (in Chapter 7 of Part 10)section 234
qualifying pension scheme indemnity provision (in Chapter 7 of Part 10)section 235
quasi-loan (in Chapter 4 of Part 10)section 199
quoted company
  —  in Part 13section 361
  —  in Part 15section 385
  —  in Chapter 5 of Part 16section 531 (and section 385)
realised profits and losses (in Part 23)section 853(4)
redeemable sharessection 684(1)
redenominatesection 622(1)
redenomination reservesection 628
the registersection 1080
register of charges, kept by registrar
  —  in England and Wales and Northern Irelandsection 869
  —  in Scotlandsection 885
register of directorssection 162
register of directors' residential addressessection 165
register of memberssection 113
register of secretariessection 275
registered number, of a branch of an overseas companysection 1067
registered number, of a companysection 1066
registered office, of a companysection 86
registrar and registrar of companiessection 1060
registrar’s index of company namessection 1099
registrar’s rulessection 1117
registration in a particular part of the United Kingdomsection 1060(4)
regulated activity
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 1173(1)
  —  in Part 15section 474(1)
regulated marketsection 1173(1)
relevant accounts (in Part 23)section 836(2)
requirements for proper delivery (in Part 35)section 1072 (and see section 1073)
requirements of this Actsection 1172
securities (and related expressions)
  —  in Chapter 1 of Part 20section 755(5)
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 21section 783
senior statutory auditorsection 504
sent or supplied, in relation to documents or information (in the company communications provisions)section 1148(2) and (3)
service addresssection 1141
service contract, of a director (in Part 10)section 227
shadow directorsection 251
share
  —  generally in the Companies Actssection 540 (and see section 1161(2))
  —  in Part 22section 792
  —  in section 1162 and Schedule 7section 1162(7)
share capital, company having asection 545
share exchange ratio
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 27section 905(2)
  —  in Chapter 3 of Part 27section 920(2)
share premium accountsection 610(1)
share warrantsection 779(1)
small companies regime, for accounts and reportssection 381
solvency statement (in sections 641 to 644)section 643
special notice, in relation to a resolutionsection 312
special resolutionsection 283
statutory accountssection 434(3)
subsidiarysection 1159 (and see section 1160 and Schedule 6)
subsidiary undertakingsection 1162 (and see Schedule 7)
summary financial statementsection 426
takeover bid (in Chapter 2 of Part 28)section 971(1)
takeover offer (in Chapter 3 of Part 28)section 974
the Takeovers Directive
  —  in Chapter 1 of Part 28section 943(8)
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 28section 971(1)
trading certificatesection 761(1)
transfer, in relation to a non-cash assetsection 1163(2)
treasury sharessection 724(5)
turnover
  —  in Part 15section 474(1)
  —  in Part 16section 539
UCITS management company
  —  in Part 15section 474(1)
  —  in Part 16section 539
UK-registered companysection 1158
uncalled share capitalsection 547
unconditional, in relation to a contract to acquire shares (in Chapter 3 of Part 28)section 991(2)
undistributable reservessection 831(4)
undertakingsection 1161(1)
unique identifiersection 1082
unlimited companysection 3
unquoted company (in Part 15)section 385
voting rights
  —  in Chapter 2 of Part 28section 971(1)
  —  in Chapter 3 of Part 28section 991(1)
  —  in section 1159 and Schedule 6paragraph 2 of Schedule 6
  —  in section 1162 and Schedule 7paragraph 2 of Schedule 7
voting shares
  —  n Chapter 2 of Part 28section 971(1)
  —  in Chapter 3 of Part 28section 991(1)
website, communication by a company by means ofPart 4 of Schedule 5
Welsh companysection 88
wholly-owned subsidiarysection 1159(2) (and see section 1160 and Schedule 6)
working day, in relation to a companysection 1173(1)
written resolutionsection 288

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