Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908

Memorandum of company limited by guarantee.

4. In the case of a company limited by guarantee—

(1) The memorandum must state—

(i) The name of the company, with “Limited” as the last word in its name ;

(ii) The part of the United Kingdom, whether England, Scotland, or Ireland, in which the registered office of the company is to be situate ;

(iii) The objects of the company ;

(iv) That the liability of the members is limited ;

(v) That each member undertakes to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of its being wound up while he is a member, or within one year afterwards, for payment of the debts and liabilities of the company contracted before he ceases to be a member, and of the costs, charges, and expenses of winding up, and for adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves, such amount as may be required, not exceeding a specified amount.

(2) If the company has a share capital—

(i) The memorandum must also state the amount of share capital with which the company proposes to be registered and the division thereof into shares of a fixed amount ;

(ii) No subscriber of the memorandum may take less than one share ;

(iii) Each subscriber must write opposite to his name the number of shares he takes.