Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908

Requirements for registration by joint stock companies.

252. Before the registration in pursuance of this Part of this Act of a joint stock company there shall be delivered to the registrar the following documents (that is to say) :—

(1) A list showing the names, addresses, and occupations of all persons who on a day named in the list, not being more than six clear days before the day of registration, were members of the company, with the addition of the shares or stock held by them respectively, distinguishing, in cases where the shares are numbered, each share by its number ;

(2) A copy of any Act of Parliament, royal charter, letters patents, deed of settlement, contract of copartnery, cost book regulations, or other instrument constituting or regulating the company; and

(3) If the company is intended to be registered as a limited company, a statement specifying the following particulars (that is to say) :—

(a) The nominal share capital of the company and the number of shares into which it is divided, or the amount of stock of which it consists;

(b) The number of shares taken and the amount paid on each share ;

(c) The name of the company, with the addition of the word “limited” as the last word thereof; and

(d) In the case of a company intended to be registered as a company limited by guarantee, the resolution declaring the amount of the guarantee.