Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions (Covid-19) Act 2020


Amendment to Companies Act 2014

Amendment of section 2 of Act of 2014

3. Section 2 of the Act of 2014 is amended, in subsection (1), by the insertion of the following definitions:

“ ‘Covid-19’ means a disease caused by infection with the virus SARS-CoV-2 and specified as an infectious disease in accordance with Regulation 6 of, and the Schedule to, the Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 ( S.I. No. 390 of 1981 ) or any variant of the disease so specified as an infectious disease in those Regulations;

‘interim period’ means—

(a) the period beginning on the commencement of section 3 of the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Covid-19) Act 2020 and ending on 31 December 2020, and

(b) such other period (if any) as may be specified by order under section 12A;”.