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

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1.—(1) Nothing in the Companies Act 2006(1) affects—

(a)the registration or re-registration of a company under the former Companies Acts, or the continued existence of a company by virtue of such registration or re-registration, or

(b)the application in relation to an existing company of—

(i)Table B in the Joint Stock Companies Act 1856(2),

(ii)Table A in any of the former Companies Acts, or

(iii)the Companies (Tables A to F) Regulations 1985(3) or the Companies (Tables A to F) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986(4).

(2) Section 1297(3) of the Companies Act 2006 (continuity of the law: things done under old law to be treated as done under the corresponding provision of the new law) applies—

(a)in relation to a company to which section 675(1) of the 1985 Act or Article 625(1) of the 1986 Order applied (application of Act or Order to companies formed and registered under earlier companies legislation) as if the company had been formed and registered under Part 1 of the 1985 Act or Part 2 of the 1986 Order;

(b)in relation to a company to which section 676(1) of the 1985 Act or Article 626(1) of the 1986 Order applied (application of Act or Order to companies registered but not formed under earlier companies legislation) as if the company had been registered under Chapter 2 of Part 22 of the 1985 Act or Chapter 2 of Part 22 of the 1986 Order;

(c)in relation to a company to which section 677(1) of the 1985 Act or Article 627(1) of the 1986 Order applied (application of Act or Order to companies re-registered under earlier companies legislation) as if the company had been re-registered under Part 2 of the 1985 Act or Part 3 of the 1986 Order.

(3) Nothing in this paragraph or in section 1297(3) of the Companies Act 2006 shall be read as affecting any reference to the date on which a company was registered or re-registered.

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