Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013


Number 46 of 2013




1. Definition

2. Amendment of Companies (Amendment) Act 1990

3. Amendment of sections 7, 17 and 18 of Companies (Amendment) Act 1986

4. Amendment of section 128 of Companies Act 1963

5. Designated officers: provision for certain contingencies that may arise in relation to them

6. Disclosure of information to Director of Corporate Enforcement or his or her officers

7. Amendment of Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003

8. Provision in respect of certain discretion afforded by Commission Decision 2011/30/EU

9. Amendment of Personal Insolvency Act 2012

10. Amendment of Bankruptcy Act 1988

11. Short title, construction and commencement

Acts Referred to

Bankruptcy Act 1988 (No. 27)

Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (No. 25)

Companies (Amendment) Act 1990 (No. 27)

Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Act 2003 (No. 44)

Companies Act 1963 (No. 33)

Companies Act 1990 (No. 33)

Companies Acts

Company Law Enforcement Act 2001 (No. 28)

Finance Act 2011 (No. 6)

Personal Insolvency Act 2012 (No. 44)

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (No. 39)


Number 46 of2013


An Act to amend the Companies (Amendment) Act 1990 with respect to the jurisdiction of the courts in examinerships, to amend sections 7 , 17 and 18 of the Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 and section 128 of the Companies Act 1963 , to make further provision about the duties and powers of designated officers in circumstances where search warrants have been issued under section 20 of the Companies Act 1990 , to amend the Company Law Enforcement Act 2001 by substituting a new section for section 18 thereof, to amend the Personal Insolvency Act 2012 in relation to sections 25, 26, 27, 43 and 44 of that Act, to amend the Bankruptcy Act 1988 in relation to sections 17(2), 105(2), 130, 140A, 140B and 141 of that Act, to enable levies to be imposed on statutory auditors and audit firms with respect to the external quality assurance of certain of their activities in the field of statutory audits, to enable the State to make provision in respect of a matter that Article 2(4) of Commission Decision 2011/30/EU of 19 January 2011 permits Member States to make provision in respect of and to provide for related matters.

[24th December, 2013]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: