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The Companies Acts (Unregistered Companies) Regulations 2007

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1.  (1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Companies Acts (Unregistered Companies) Regulations 2007.

(2) These Regulations come into force on 6th April 2007.

Meaning of “unregistered company”

2.  In these Regulations an “unregistered company” means a body to which section 1043 of the Companies Act 2006 applies.

Application of provisions of the Companies Acts

3.  The provisions of the Companies Acts listed in the Schedule to these Regulations apply to an unregistered company as to a company within the meaning of section 735(1) of the Companies Act 1985(1) or Article 3(1) of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(2), subject to any limitation, adaptation or modification specified in the Schedule.

References to a company’s registered office or the place where it is registered

4.  In the application of any provision of the Companies Acts to an unregistered company by virtue of these Regulations—

(a)any reference to a company’s registered office shall be read as a reference to the company’s principal office in the United Kingdom,

(b)any reference to the part of the United Kingdom in which the company is registered shall be read as a reference to the part of the United Kingdom in which that office is situated, and

(c)any reference to the registrar of companies shall be read accordingly.

General adaptation of defined expressions etc

5.  (1)  In the application of any provision of the Companies Acts to an unregistered company by virtue of these Regulations, an expression defined, or otherwise having a particular meaning or effect, in relation to a company within the meaning of section 735(1) of the Companies Act 1985(3) or Article 3(1) of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(4) has effect with any adaptations necessary to ensure a corresponding meaning or effect in relation to an unregistered company.

(2) This is without prejudice to any specific adaptation provided for in these Regulations.

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6.  Nothing in these Regulations affects the application of any provision to an unregistered company otherwise than by virtue of these Regulations.

Margaret Hodge

Minister of State for Industry and the Regions

Department of Trade and Industry

7th February 2007

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