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Companies Act 2006

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1061The registrar’s functions

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(1)The registrar shall continue—

(a)to perform the functions conferred on the registrar—

(i)under the Companies Acts, and

(ii)under the enactments listed in subsection (2), 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)The enactments are—

  • the Joint Stock Companies Acts;

  • the Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881 (c. 60);

  • the Limited Partnerships Act 1907 (c. 24);

  • section 53 of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 (c. 12) or, for Northern Ireland, section 62 of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 24 (N.I.));

  • the Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45) or, for Northern Ireland, the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/2405 (N.I. 19));

  • section 12 of the Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 (c. 58);

  • sections 3, 4, 6, 63 and 64 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52) or, for Northern Ireland, Articles 3 and 16 to 32 of the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/1725 (N.I. 15));

  • sections 2, 4 and 26 of the Commonwealth Development Corporation Act 1999 (c. 20);

  • Part 6 and section 366 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c. 8);

  • the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (c. 12);

  • section 14 of the Insolvency Act 2000 (c. 39) or, for Northern Ireland, Article 11 of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/3152 (N.I. 6));

  • section 121 of the Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9);

  • section 1248 of this Act.

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

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