Companies Act 2006

1104Documents relating to Welsh companiesE+W+S+N.I.

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(1)Documents relating to a Welsh company may be drawn up and delivered to the registrar in Welsh.

(2)On delivery to the registrar any such document must be accompanied by a certified translation into English, unless it is—

(a)of a description excepted from that requirement by regulations made by the Secretary of State, or

(b)in a form prescribed in Welsh (or partly in Welsh and partly in English) by virtue of section 26 of the Welsh Language Act 1993 (c. 38).

(3)Where a document is properly delivered to the registrar in Welsh without a certified translation into English, the registrar must obtain such a translation if the document is to be available for public inspection.

The translation is treated as if delivered to the registrar in accordance with the same provision as the original.

(4)A Welsh company may deliver to the registrar a certified translation into Welsh of any document in English that relates to the company and is or has been delivered to the registrar.

(5)Section 1105 (which requires certified translations into English of documents delivered to the registrar in another language) does not apply to a document relating to a Welsh company that is drawn up and delivered in Welsh.

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C1S. 1104 applied (15.12.2007) by The Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations (S.I. 2007/2974), {reg. 4(1)(b)} (with transitional provisions in Sch. 1 para. 2)

C2Ss. 1103-1107 applied (with modifications) (1.10.2009) by The Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/1804), regs. 2, 68 (with reg. 60) (as amended (1.10.2012 with application in accordance with reg. 2 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2012/2301, regs. 1, 22(3)(a))

Commencement Information

I1S. 1104 wholly in force at 1.1.2007, see s. 1300 and S.I. 2006/3428, art. 2(1)(g) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1 and with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5)