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The Companies Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2008

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Provisions of the Companies Act 2006 coming into force on 1st October 2009

  5. 4.Repeals

  6. 5.Transitional provisions and savings

  7. 6.Revocation of spent transitional adaptations

  8. 7.Prosecution of offences in transitional cases

  9. 8.General saving

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REPEALS COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST OCTOBER 2009

      1. PART 1 GREAT BRITAIN

      2. PART 2 NORTHERN IRELAND

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. 1.General saving for existing companies etc

      2. 2.Company formation (ss. 7 to 16)

      3. 3.Articles of association (ss. 18 to 20)

      4. 4.Amendment of provisions of articles (ss. 21 and 22)

      5. 5.Notice to registrar of existence of restrictions on amendment of articles (s. 23)

      6. 6.Registrar to be sent copy of amended articles (s. 26)

      7. 7.Provisions of memorandum treated as provisions of articles (s. 28)

      8. 8.Nothing in section 28 of the Companies Act 2006 requires...

      9. 9.(1) A company whose articles are deemed by virtue of...

      10. 10.Nothing in the Companies Act 2006 shall be read as...

      11. 11.Constitutional documents to be provided to members (s. 32)

      12. 12.Notice to registrar where company’s constitution altered by enactment (s. 34)

      13. 13.Notice to registrar where company’s constitution altered by order (s. 35)

      14. 14.Documents to be incorporated in or accompany copies of articles issued by company (s. 36)

      15. 15.A company’s capacity (s. 39)

      16. 16.Execution of deeds or other documents by attorney (s. 47)

      17. 17.A company’s name (ss. 53 to 81)

      18. 18.(1) Sections 54 to 56 of the Companies Act 2006...

      19. 19.(1) Sections 77(1)(a) and 78 of the Companies Act 2006...

      20. 20.The provisions of section 31(2) to (4) and (6) of...

      21. 21.The provisions of section 32 of the 1985 Act or...

      22. 22.Re-registration as a means of altering a company’s status (ss. 89 to 108)

      23. 23.Register of members: information as to state of register and index (s. 120)

      24. 24.Repeal of minimum membership requirement

      25. 25.Registers of directors and secretaries (ss. 162 and 275)

      26. 26.Particulars to be registered (ss. 163, 164 and 166 and 277 to 279)

      27. 27.(1) In the case of an existing company—

      28. 28.(1) An existing company must remove from its register of...

      29. 29.The removal by an existing company from its register of...

      30. 30.Register of directors’ residential addresses (s. 165)

      31. 31.Duty to notify registrar of changes (ss. 167 and 276)

      32. 32.Directors and secretaries: entries on the register of companies

      33. 33.Directors’ residential addresses: protection from disclosure (ss. 240 to 246)

      34. 34.(1) Section 242(1) of the Companies Act 2006 (duty of...

      35. 35.In determining under section 245(1) of the Companies Act 2006...

      36. 36.Continuation of protection afforded by confidentiality orders under the 1985 Act

      37. 37.(1) A director in relation to whom a confidentiality order...

      38. 38.Where a confidentiality order under section 723B of the 1985...

      39. 39.Effect of pending application for confidentiality order

      40. 40.Power to make provision for employees on cessation or transfer of business (s. 247)

      41. 41.Conversion of shares into stock (s. 540(2) and (3))

      42. 42.Saving for provisions as to amount of authorised share capital

      43. 43.Power of directors to allot shares etc: private company with only one class of shares (s. 550)

      44. 44.For the purposes of section 550 of the Companies Act...

      45. 45.Power of directors to allot shares etc: authorisation by company (s. 551)

      46. 46.Registration of allotment (s. 554)

      47. 47.Return of allotment (ss. 555 to 557)

      48. 48.(1) Section 556 of the Companies Act 2006 (return of...

      49. 49.Existing shareholders’ right of pre-emption (ss. 561 to 577)

      50. 50.(1) This paragraph applies where provision made by virtue of...

      51. 51.(1) Section 568 of the Companies Act 2006 (exclusion of...

      52. 52.(1) This paragraph applies where provision excluding or modifying section...

      53. 53.(1) This paragraph applies where a special resolution excluding or...

      54. 54.(1) It is immaterial whether the directors’ statement required before...

      55. 55.(1) This paragraph applies where provision excluding or modifying section...

      56. 56.Public companies: allotment where issue not fully subscribed (ss. 578 and 579)

      57. 57.Meaning of “cash consideration” for shares (ss. 583 and 607)

      58. 58.Power of court to grant relief (ss. 589 and 606)

      59. 59.Sub-division or consolidation of shares (s. 618)

      60. 60.Reconversion of stock into shares (s. 620)

      61. 61.Variation of class rights: companies without a share capital (ss. 631 and 634)

      62. 62.Notice of name or other designation of class of shares (s. 636)

      63. 63.Notice of particulars of variation of rights attached to shares (s. 637)

      64. 64.Notice of new class of members (s. 638)

      65. 65.Notice of name or other designation of class of members (s. 639)

      66. 66.Notice of particulars of variation of class rights (s. 640)

      67. 67.Repeal of provisions about reserve liability and reserve capital

      68. 68.Reduction of capital confirmed by the court (ss. 645 to 653)

      69. 69.(1) Nothing in section 652 of the Companies Act 2006...

      70. 70.Cancellation of shares in public company held by or for the company (ss. 662 to 668)

      71. 71.(1) Section 663 of the Companies Act 2006 (notice of...

      72. 72.(1) Sections 664 to 667 of the Companies Act 2006...

      73. 73.Redeemable shares (ss. 684 to 689)

      74. 74.(1) Section 689 of the Companies Act 2006 (notice to...

      75. 75.Purchase of own shares (ss. 690 to 708)

      76. 76.(1) Sections 693(1)(a) and 694 of the Companies Act 2006...

      77. 77.(1) Sections 707 and 708 of the Companies Act 2006...

      78. 78.Power of private company to redeem or purchase own shares out of capital (ss. 709 to 723)

      79. 79.Treasury shares: disposal (s. 727)

      80. 80.Treasury shares: notice of cancellation (s. 730)

      81. 81.Annual returns (ss. 854 to 859)

      82. 82.Company charges (ss. 860 to 894)

      83. 83.(1) Sections 862 and 880 of the Companies Act 2006...

      84. 84.(1) Sections 863 and 882 of the Companies Act 2006...

      85. 85.(1) Section 868 of the Companies Act 2006 (Northern Ireland:...

      86. 86.(1) Section 871 of the Companies Act 2006 (notice to...

      87. 87.(1) Sections 872 and 887 of the Companies Act 2006...

      88. 88.Property of dissolved company (ss. 1012 to 1023)

      89. 89.Saving for applications to court made before 1st October 2009

      90. 90.Application to court for restoration to the register (ss. 1029 to 1032)

      91. 91.(1) The following provisions apply where the company was dissolved...

      92. 92.Effect of restoration to the register where property has vested as bona vacantia (s. 1034)

      93. 93.Registration of companies not formed under companies legislation (ss. 1040 to 1042)

      94. 94.Fees payable to registrar (s. 1063)

      95. 95.Certificates of incorporation (ss. 1064 and 1065)

      96. 96.Section 1065 of the Companies Act 2006 (right to be...

      97. 97.Delivery of documents to the registrar (ss. 1068 to 1076)

      98. 98.Section 1070 of the Companies Act 2006 (agreement for delivery...

      99. 99.(1) Section 1071 of the Companies Act 2006 (document not...

      100. 100.(1) Sections 1072 to 1074 of the Companies Act 2006...

      101. 101.(1) Section 1075 of the Companies Act 2006 (informal correction...

      102. 102.Section 1076 of the Companies Act 2006 (replacement of document...

      103. 103.Documents subject to Directive disclosure requirements (s. 1078)

      104. 104.Effect of failure to give public notice (s. 1079)

      105. 105.Annotation of the register (s. 1081)

      106. 106.Registrar’s notice to resolve inconsistency on the register (s. 1093)

      107. 107.Removal of material from the register (ss. 1094 to 1098)

      108. 108.Language requirements: transliteration (ss. 1108 to 1110)

      109. 109.General false statement offence (s. 1112)

      110. 110.Resolution to alter company’s objects agreed to before 1st October 2009

      111. 111.Provision and authentication by registrar of documents sent by electronic means

      112. 112.Notice of appointment of certain officers (ss. 1154 and 1155)

      113. 113.Amendment of memorandum or articles of commonhold association (s. 1283)

      114. 114.Extension of provisions to Northern Ireland (s. 1284)

      115. 115.Saving for provisions as to form or manner in which documents to be delivered

      116. 116.Savings for provisions relating to offences

  11. Explanatory Note

  12. Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

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