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The Overseas Companies Regulations 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Application and interpretation of Part

    2. 4.Duty to deliver return and documents

    3. 5.Particulars to be included in return

    4. 6.Particulars of the company

    5. 7.Particulars of the establishment

    6. 8.Documents to be delivered with the return: copy of company’s constitution

    7. 9.Documents to be delivered with the return: copies of accounting documents

    8. 10.Statement as to future manner of compliance with accounting requirements

    9. 11.Penalty for non-compliance

  4. PART 3

    1. 12.Application of Part

    2. 13.Return of alteration in registered particulars

    3. 14.Return of alteration in company’s constitution

    4. 15.Return of alteration as regards filing of certified copy of constitution

    5. 16.Return of alteration of manner of compliance with accounting requirements

    6. 17.Penalty for non-compliance

  5. PART 4

    1. 18.Application and interpretation of Part

    2. 19.Protected information

    3. 20.Protected information: restriction on use or disclosure by company

    4. 21.Protected information: restriction on use or disclosure by registrar

    5. 22.Permitted use of protected information by the registrar: communication

    6. 23.Permitted disclosure by the registrar: disclosure to specified public authority

    7. 24.Permitted disclosure by the registrar: disclosure to credit reference agency

    8. 25.Application to prevent disclosure to credit reference agency

    9. 26.Disclosure under court order

    10. 27.Circumstances in which registrar may put address on the public record

    11. 28.Putting the address on the public record

    12. 29.Penalty for non-compliance

  6. PART 5

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 30.Application of Part

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 31.Application and interpretation of Chapter

      2. 32.Duty to file copies of accounting documents disclosed under parent law

      3. 33.Statement of details of parent law and other information

      4. 34.Period allowed for filing copies of accounting documents

      5. 35.Penalty for non-compliance

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 36.Application of Chapter

      2. 37.A company’s financial year

      3. 38.Duty to prepare accounts

      4. 39.Approval and signing of accounts

      5. 40.Duty to file accounts

      6. 41.Penalty for non-compliance

      7. 42.Supplementary provisions

  7. PART 6

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 43.Application and interpretation of Part

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 44.Application and interpretation of Chapter

      2. 45.Initial filing of copies of accounting documents

      3. 46.Filing of copies of subsequent accounting documents

      4. 47.Statement of details of parent law and other information

      5. 48.Supplementary provisions as to obligation to file copies of accounting documents

      6. 49.Exception where documents available for inspection

      7. 50.Penalty for non-compliance

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 51.Application of Chapter

      2. 52.An institution’s financial year

      3. 53.Duty to prepare accounts

      4. 54.Approval and signing of accounts

      5. 55.Duty to file accounts

      6. 56.Penalty for non-compliance

      7. 57.Supplementary provisions

  8. PART 7

    1. 58.Application and interpretation of Part

    2. 59.Legibility of displays and disclosures

    3. 60.Requirement to display name etc at business location

    4. 61.Manner of display of name etc

    5. 62.Company’s name to appear on communications

    6. 63.Particulars to appear in business letters, order forms and websites

    7. 64.Disclosure of names of directors

    8. 65.Disclosures relating to address for service

    9. 66.Civil consequences of failure to make a required disclosure

    10. 67.Penalty for non-compliance

  9. PART 8 ETC

    1. 68.Application of Part

    2. 69.Return in case of winding up

    3. 70.Returns to be made by liquidator

    4. 71.Return in case of insolvency proceedings etc (other than winding up)

    5. 72.Penalties for non-compliance

    6. 73.Notice of appointment of judicial factor

    7. 74.Offence of failure to give notice

  10. PART 9

    1. 75.Service of documents on director, secretary or permanent representative

    2. 76.Documents subject to Directive disclosure requirements

    3. 77.Duty to give notice of closure of UK establishment

  11. PART 10

    1. 78.Documents that may be drawn up and delivered in a language other than English

    2. 79.Revocations

    3. 80.Transitional provisions and savings

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      SPECIFIED PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONDITIONS FOR PERMITTED DISCLOSURE

      1. PART 1 DISCLOSURE TO SPECIFIED PUBLIC AUTHORITY

      2. PART 2 DISCLOSURE TO CREDIT REFERENCE AGENCY

      3. PART 3 INTERPRETATION OF THIS SCHEDULE

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      APPLICATION TO PREVENT DISCLOSURE OF ADDRESS TO CREDIT REFERENCE AGENCY

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      OVERSEAS COMPANIES INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTS

      1. PART 1 GENERAL RULES

      2. PART 2 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND RULES

      3. PART 3 NOTES TO THE ACCOUNTS

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      OVERSEAS COMPANIES GROUP ACCOUNTS

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CREDIT AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTS

      1. PART 1 GENERAL RULES

      2. PART 2 ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES AND RULES

      3. PART 3 NOTES TO THE ACCOUNTS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      CREDIT AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS GROUP ACCOUNTS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. PART 1 INTRODUCTION

      2. PART 2 INITIAL REGISTRATION OF PARTICULARS

      3. PART 3 ALTERATIONS TO REGISTERED PARTICULARS

      4. PART 4 RESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES: PROTECTION FROM DISCLOSURE

      5. PART 5 DELIVERY OF ACCOUNTING DOCUMENTS: GENERAL

      6. PART 6 DELIVERY OF ACCOUNTING DOCUMENTS: CREDIT OR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

      7. PART 7 RETURNS IN CASE OF WINDING UP ETC

      8. PART 8 SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

  13. Explanatory Note

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