Company Law Enforcement Act, 2001

Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1963.

87.—Section 23 of the Act of 1963 is amended—

(a) in subsections (1) and (2), by the substitution for “Minister” (wherever occurring) of “registrar of companies”,

(b) in subsection (5), by the substitution for “but if the Minister is of opinion that any other Minister” and “that other Minister” of “but if the registrar of companies is of opinion that any Minister” and “that Minister”, respectively, and

(c) by the insertion of the following after subsection (6):

“(7) Summary proceedings in relation to an offence under subsection (2) may be brought and prosecuted by the registrar of companies.”.