Companies Act 2006

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The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.wikipedia
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The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.
The United Kingdom company law regulates corporations formed under the Companies Act 2006.

Consolidation bill

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Lobbying from directors and the legal profession ensured that the Bill was changed into a consolidating Act, avoiding the need for cross-referencing between numerous statutes.

Companies Act 1985

It superseded the Companies Act 1985.
It has largely been superseded by the Companies Act 2006.

Companies House

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All forms of companies (as permitted by the United Kingdom Companies Act) are incorporated and registered with Companies House and file specific details as required by the current Companies Act 2006.

Company Names Tribunal

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The Company Names Tribunal was created on 1 October 2008 in the United Kingdom and is a direct result of the coming into force of Section 69 of the Companies Act 2006.

Board of directors

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More recently, it has been suggested that both the tests of skill and diligence should be assessed objectively and subjectively; in the United Kingdom, the statutory provisions relating to directors' duties in the new Companies Act 2006 have been codified on this basis.

Service address

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The Companies Act 2006 introduced a relaxation on the type of address a company can provide to Companies House which is then made available to the public.

Intellectual Property Office (United Kingdom)

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On 1 October 2008, the position of the Company Names Adjudicator was introduced under the Companies Act 2006.

Ultra vires

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The position is now regulated by the Companies Act 2006, sections 31 and 39, which similarly greatly reduces the applicability of ultra vires in corporate law, although it can still apply in relation to charities and a shareholder may apply for an injunction, in advance only, to prevent an act which is claimed to be ultra vires.

Articles of association

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The Companies Act 2006 received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006 and was fully implemented on 1 October 2009.

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.

Company formation

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Under section 9 of the Companies Act 2006, those forming a company must send the following documents, together with the registration fee, to the Registrar of Companies.

Table A

Table A has been replaced for new companies by the simplified and modernised Companies Act 2006 Model Articles which came into force on 1 October 2009.

Derivative suit

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The Companies Act 2006 provided a new procedure, but it did not reformulate the rule in Foss v Harbottle.

Act of Parliament

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The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.

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The Companies Act 2006 (c 46) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which forms the primary source of UK company law.

Corporation Tax Act 2009

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It had the distinction of being the longest Act in British Parliamentary history: with 1,300 sections and covering nearly 700 pages, and containing 16 schedules (the list of contents is 59 pages long) but it has since been surpassed, in that respect, by the Corporation Tax Act 2009.