Companies Act 1985

The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.wikipedia
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Companies Act 2006

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It has largely been superseded by the Companies Act 2006. Company law throughout the United Kingdom is now governed by the Companies Act 2006, which received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006, and which was commenced in stages between then and 1 October 2009.
It superseded the Companies Act 1985.

Table A

Table A, which lays out default articles of association, was not included in the body of the Act, as it had been in all previous Companies Acts.
The existing form of Table A was introduced in 1985 by the subsidiary legislation passed under the Companies Act 1985, although it has been updated on several occasions since its introduction.

Companies Act

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The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.

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The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.

Company

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The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.

Executive director

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The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.

Company secretary

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The Companies Act 1985 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, enacted in 1985, which enabled companies to be formed by registration, and set out the responsibilities of companies, their directors and secretaries.

England and Wales

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The Act was a consolidation of various other pieces of company legislation, and was one component of the rules governing companies in England and Wales and in Scotland.

Memorandum of association

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A company will also be governed by its own memorandum and articles of association.

Articles of association

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A company will also be governed by its own memorandum and articles of association.

Statutory instrument

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Instead, it was introduced by statutory instrument - the Companies (Tables A to F) Regulations 1985.

Incorporation (business)

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The Act applied only to companies incorporated under it, or under earlier Companies Acts.

Sole proprietorship

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Sole traders, partnerships, limited liability partnerships etc. were not governed by the Act.

Partnership

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Sole traders, partnerships, limited liability partnerships etc. were not governed by the Act.

Limited liability partnership

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Sole traders, partnerships, limited liability partnerships etc. were not governed by the Act.

Royal assent

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Company law throughout the United Kingdom is now governed by the Companies Act 2006, which received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006, and which was commenced in stages between then and 1 October 2009.

Politics of England

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Great Britain is a single state for the purposes of the Companies Act 1985.

Unfair prejudice in United Kingdom company law

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Under the Companies Act 2006 the relevant provision is s 994, the identical successor to s 459 Companies Act 1985.

Registrar of Companies

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The Registrar of Companies for England, Wales & Scotland is the official responsible for Companies House, which deals with all filings relating to the Companies Act 1985 to 2006.

Triton Showers

Under the Companies Act 1985, it re-registered as a public limited company in June 1986.

Rolled Steel Products (Holdings) Ltd v British Steel Corp

The case was one of the last significant cases on ultra vires under English company law before the provisions abrogating that doctrine in the Companies Act 1985 became effective.

Financial Reporting Council

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The role of the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) was to issue accounting standards in the United Kingdom and was recognised for that purpose under the Companies Act 1985.

Rock (Nominees) Ltd v RCO Holdings Ltd

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is a UK company law case dealing with unfair prejudice under s.459 Companies Act 1985 (now s.994 Companies Act 2006).

Atlasview Ltd v Brightview Ltd

Atlasview complained that it (with Y shareholders) had been unfairly prejudiced under Companies Act 1985, section 459 (now s 994 Companies Act 2006).