Statutory Instruments relating to the Companies act 2014
These Regulations provide for enactments regarding automatic disqualification on the conviction of certain indictable offences pursuant to section 839(1)(a) of the Companies Act 2014. Read the Full Statutory Instrument
These Regulations apply section 1120 of the Companies Act 2014 to any unregistered company that is a traded body under Part 24 (Investment Companies) of the Companies Act 2014. Section 1120 applies sections 310 to 313 of the Companies Act 2014, which involve credit institutions and requirements regarding holding companies, connected persons and disclosure of directors’ benefits.
These rules amend Orders regarding liquidator’s remuneration and Forms regarding the chairman’s list of persons attending and report of result of meetings, and, declarations of solvency. These rules add Forms dealing with removal of liquidator notices and liquidators’ reports, to facilitate the operation of the Companies Act 2014.
These Regulations dispense with the requirement that the usual residential address of a company officer appear on the register kept by the Registrar, the company’s register of directors and secretaries and the company’s register of members. This applies in certain circumstances where the officer’s personal safety or security warrants such an exemption.
These Regulations revoke the Regulations under SI 217 of 2015, which dealt with the form of Report for members’ voluntary winding up. Instead, these Regulations will be replaced with the Rules of the Superior Courts (Companies Act 2014) (No 2) 2015.
The purpose of this regulation is to provide the form of ‘call notice’ and ‘information notice’ required by section 457 concerning the right to buy out shareholders dissenting from a scheme or contract approved by majority and the right of such shareholders to be bought out.
These rules amend the Circuit Court Rules by the substitution of Order 53 and 53A and Forms 41 and 53A, and the insertion of a new Order 53B and Form 53B, to prescribe procedures to facilitate the operation of the Companies Act 2014.
These rules insert a new Order 93B and associated forms to the District Court Rules. These rules provide for the procedure for applications under section 343 of the Companies Act 2014 to extend time for the delivery of annual returns.
These Regulations dispense with the requirement that the usual residential address of an officer of a company is to appear on the register kept by the Registrar. This applies where an officer of a company has obtained a supporting statement from an officer of An Garda Síochána (not below the rank of Chief Superintendent) that the company officer’s personal safety or security warrants the granting of an exemption.
Section 1313 provides for the Minister’s power to make regulations in relation to Schedule 14. Pursuant to the powers under this section, these Regulations apply certain provisions of Part 17 of the Companies Act 2014 (which deals with public limited companies) to any unregistered company that is a traded body under Part 24 of the Companies Act 2014 (which deals with investment companies).
These Regulations provide for the Disqualification Undertaking Form and the Restriction Undertaking Form, incorporating the notices required by sections 850(3) and 852(3), the statement of legal effects as specified under the Companies Act and particulars to be furnished by the ODCE to the CRO.
Section 623 of the Companies Act 2014 provides for unclaimed dividends and balances to be paid into a particular account and these Regulations provide for that account to be maintained.
The purpose of these Regulations is to prescribe the form of Report in accordance with section 208 of the Companies Act 2014. Reports pursuant to section 208 shall be addressed to the declarant company and are to contain information as provided for by the Regulations.
These Regulations prescribe the form of Report for members’ voluntary winding up for the purpose of s 580(4) of the Companies Act 2014. These Regulations have been subsequently revoked and replaced by SI No 499/2015.
These Regulations recognise the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange, and the market known as NASDAQ operated by Nasdaq Stock Market (incorporated), and permit Irish public companies to make overseas market purchases on such recognised stock exchanges.
These Regulations prescribe the forms to be used for the purposes of certain provisions of the Companies Act 2014. This includes the Form B7 regarding variation of company capital, and, Form F15 regarding notice of judgment opening insolvency proceedings in another Member State or notice of decision appointing liquidator.
The purpose of this Order is to provide that certain Forms, prescribed under the Companies Act 2014 (Forms) Regulations 2015 (SI No 147 2015), may be delivered to the Registrar of Companies only by the means provided for under the Electronic Commerce Act 2000.
This Order commences section 2 of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013, amending section 2 of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1990. This section enables small private companies to apply directly to the Circuit Court for the appointment of an examiner, significantly extending the availability of this valuable corporate rescue regime to smaller companies.
This Order commences sections 3 and 4 of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013, amending the Companies Act 1963 and the Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 to facilitate electronic filing of company accounts.