Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1999


Prepliminary and General

Short title, collective citation, construction and commencement.

1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1999.

(2) The Companies Acts, 1963 to 1986, the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1990 , the Companies Act, 1990 , the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1999 , and this Act (other than section 40 ) may be cited together as the Companies Acts, 1963 to 1999.

(3) The enactments referred to in subsection (2) shall be construed together as one.

(4) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may appoint by order or orders either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions.

(5) The power under subsection (4) shall be so exercised that—

(a) the one day is appointed on which every provision of Part III (other than subsections (2), (3) and (7) of section 33 ), the First Schedule and the Second Schedule (in so far as it relates to the said Part) shall come into operation, and

(b) the day appointed on which subsections (2), (3) and (7) of section 33 shall come into operation is the day that is 2 months earlier than the said day.