New Clause 430

Company Law Reform Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 1:45 pm on 20th July 2006.

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Statements from persons disqualified

‘(1) The Secretary of State may make provision by regulations requiring a statement or notice sent to the registrar of companies under any of the provisions listed below that relates (wholly or partly) to a person who—

(a) is a person disqualified under this Part, or

(b) is subject to a disqualification order or disqualification undertaking under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (c. 46) or the Company  Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 (S.I.2002/3150(N.I.4)),

to be accompanied by an additional statement.

(2) The provisions referred to above are—

(a) section 12 (statement of a company’s proposed officers),

(b) section 152(2) (notice of person having become director),

(c) section 259 (notice of a person having become secretary or one of joint secretaries), and

(d) section (Duty to notify registrar of changes)(2) (notice of a person having been appointed an authorised signatory under Part (Authorised signatories).

(3) The additional statement is a statement that the person has obtained permission from a court, on an application under section (Disqualification of persons subject to foreign restrictions)(5) or (as the case may be) for the purposes of section 1(1)(a) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (c.46) or Article 3(1) of the Company Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 (S.I.2002/3150(N.I.4)), to act in the capacity in question.

(4) Regulations under this section are subject to affirmative resolution procedure.’.—[Margaret Hodge.]

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