Updated to 16 September 2022 (Act No. 30 of 2022 and S.I. No. 460 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-6 subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
S. 7(1)(a)(i) subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
S. 7(1)(a)(ii) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under s. 25(4)
S. 7(1)(b) -(3) subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
S.  8(1)-(6) subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
S. 8(7)-(8) 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
S. 8(9)-(12) subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
Ss. 9-25 subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2
Sch. subject to art. 3 of S.I. No. 257 of 1986 1 August 1986 Companies (Amendment) Act 1986 (Commencement Order) 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Repealed with savers and transitional provisions 38/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 4(1), 5, sch. 2 pt. 1, sch. 6
Applied S.I. No. 533 of 2009, arts. 10, 12
  S.I. No. 138 of 2010, reg. 10
  S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(2), 7(3)
Applied other than s. 7(1)(a)(ii), s. 8(7) and s. 8(8)  S.I. No. 257 of 1986, art. 3
Appl. with mods. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 7
Constr. of refs. am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 10 (2), 11, 20 (6)
Term "company" extended S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(2), 7(2)
Sch., heading to Pt. V amended S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(1)
S. 1(1) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 9, sch. 1, pt. 3
S. 1(1), applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 7 (2)
S. 1(3), subsec. ins. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 42
S. 2(2)(g), par. rep. 32/2000, ss. 7 (1), 8 (2), sch.
S. 2(2)(e), para. rep. 12/2001, ss. 12 (1), 13 (2), sch. pt. 1
S. 2(3) substituted S.I. No. 23 of 1996, reg. 20(2)(a)
S. 3, constr. of ref. am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 12 (3)
S. 3(2), (3), subsecs. del. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(a) (ii)
S. 3(2), (3) substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 43
S. 4(1) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(b) (i)
S. 4(8), subsecs. substit. S.I. No. 840 of 2005, reg. 4
S. 4(15), subsec. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(b)(ii)
S. 4(16) ins. S I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(b)(ii)
S. 5(c)(ii) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(c)(i)
S. 5(d) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(c)(ii)
S. 5(e) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(c)(iii)
S. 5(f), para. ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(c)(iv)
S. 7 am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 5 (1)
S. 7, applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 20 (4)
S. 7(1)(a) am. 46/2013, ss. 3(2)(a), 11(3)
  28/2001, ss. 2, 64 (a)
S. 7(1)(a) (i)-(iii), subparas. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(d) (i)
S. 7(1)(a)(ii), subpara. ins. S.I. No. 294 of 1992, reg. 3
S. 7(1)(a)(ii) applied to s. 2(2) company from 1 January 1993 S.I. No. 294 of 1992, reg. 4
S. 7(1)(a)(iii) inserted S.I. No. 23 of 1996, reg. 20(2)(b)
S. 7 (1A), subsec. ins. 28/2001, ss. 2, 64 (b)
S. 7(1A), renumbered as s.7(1C) S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(d)(ii)
S. 7(1A) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(d)(ii)
S. 7(1B) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(d)(ii)
S. 7(1D) ins. 46/2013, ss. 3(2)(b), 11(3)
S. 7(2) am. 46/2013, ss. 3(2)(c), 11(3)
S. 8(1)(a) am. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 4(a)
S. 8(1)(b) am. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 4(b)
S. 8(1A) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 4(c)
S. 8(1B) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 4(c)
S. 8(2)(a) amended S.I. No. 304 of 2012, reg. 2(a)
  S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(1), 4(a)
S. 8(2)(b) amended S.I. No. 304 of 2012, reg. 2(b)
  S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(1), 4(b)
S. 8(3) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, art. 13 (2)
S. 8(3)(a) amended S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(1), 4(c)
S. 8(3)(b) amended S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(1), 4(d)
S. 8(4)-(12) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (3)
S. 8(4)(a) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(e)(i)
S. 8(4)(b) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(e)(ii)
S. 8(4)(c) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(e)(ii)
S. 8(7) (8), constr. of refs. am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (4)
S. 8(13) subsec. ins. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 4(d)
S. 9 appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (3)
S. 10, s. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(f)
S. 10 appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (1)
S. 11, s. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(f)
S. 11 appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (2)
S. 12, s. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(f)
S. 12(1) am. S.I. No. 765 of 2004, regs. 1(2), 3(a)
S. 12(1) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (1)
S. 12(2) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (2)
S. 13 renumbered as s.13(1) S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(g)(ii)
S. 13, applic. rstrct. in certain cases. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 14 (3)
S. 13 non applic. of 31/2012, ss. 1(2), 20(3), (4)(b)
S. 13, subsec. ins. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 25
S. 13(a), para. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(g)(i)
S. 13(c) substituted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 13(d) substituted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 13(e) substituted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 13(e) inserted S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(3), 25
S. 13(f) inserted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 13(2) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(g)(ii)
S. 14 applied with modifications S.I. No. 67 of 1997, regs. 2, 6
S. 14 excl. 33/1990, ss. 260 (3), 2
S. 14, appl. with mod. S. I. No. 67 of 1997, reg. 6
S. 14, non applic. of. 30/1999, ss. 1(4), 54(3)
  S.I. No. 211 of 2003, arts. 28(c), 35(1)(c)
  S.I. No. 352 of 2011, regs. 2, 39(4)(c), 40(7)(a)(iii)
S. 14(vi) am. 33/1990, ss. 233(1)(a), 2
S. 14(vi) application extended S.I. No. 78 of 1989, regs. 1, 36(a)
S. 14(vii) substit. 33/1990, ss. 233(1)(b), 2
S. 14(vii) application extended S.I. No. 78 of 1989, regs. 1, 36(b)
S. 15 appl. S.I. No. 294 of 1992, reg. 10(3)
S. 15 am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(h)
S. 16 amended S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 44(c)
S. 16, non applic. of. 31/2012, ss. 1(2), 20(3), (4)(b)
  S.I. No. 294 of 1992, reg. 10(3)
S. 16(1) am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 15
S. 16(1)(b) substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 44(a)
S. 16(1)(c) - (e) inserted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 44(b)
S. 16(2) substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 44(d)
S. 16(2)(a) substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(i)
S. 16(2)(aa) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(i)
S. 16(4), (6) deleted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 44(e)
S. 16A inserted S.I. No. 396 of 1993, regs. 2(2), 23
S. 17 appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 16 (1) (2)
S. 17, constr. of ref. am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 16 (2) (a)
S. 17 substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 45
S. 17(1)(a), applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 16 (2) (b)
S. 17(1)(a) am. 28/2001, ss. 2, 65
S. 17(1)(b), applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 16 (2) (c)
S. 17(1)(b), para. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(j)(i)
S. 17(1)(d), (f), applic. rstrct. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 16 (2) (d)
S. 17(1)(e), para. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(j)(ii)
S. 17(1)(f) am. 46/2013, ss. 3(3)(a), 11(3)
S. 17(3) subsec. ins. 46/2013, ss. 3(3)(b), 11(3)
S. 18 am. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 5 (1)
S. 18 appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (1) (2)
S. 18(1), subsec. substit. 46/2013, ss. 3(4)(a), 11(3)
  S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(k)(i)
S. 18(2) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (5)
S. 18(2) am. 46/2013, ss. 3(4)(b), 11(3)
  S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(k)(ii)
S. 18(3) am. 46/2013, ss. 3(4)(c), 11(3)
S. 18(3), subsec. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(k)(iii)
S. 18(4) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(k)(iv)
S. 18(5) appl. S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 13 (6)
S. 18(5) subsec. substit. 46/2013, ss. 3(4)(d), 11(3)
S. 19(1) substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(l)(i)
S. 19(1A) ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(l)(i)
S. 19(2)(d), para. substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(l)(ii)
S. 19(3A), subsec. ins. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 46
S. 19(4), amended S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(l)(iii)
S. 21 repealed 33/1990, ss. 6 (2) (c), 2
S. 22 construed S.I. No. 396 of 1993, reg. 24 (4)
S. 22(1)(a) amended 12/2005, ss. 2 (1), 66 (a) (i)
S. 22(1)(a) certain aspects relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1(15)
S. 22(1)(b) amended 12/2005, ss. 2 (1), 66 (a) (ii)
S. 22(2) certain aspects relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1(15)
S. 22(2) amended 12/2005, ss. 2 (1), 66 (b)
S. 22(3) relevant offence under Act 22/2011, ss. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1(15)
Sch. Para 34 restricted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 2, reg. 23
Sch. Para 36(5) restricted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 2, reg. 23
Sch. para. 39(3) application extended S.I. No. 78 of 1989, regs. 1, 36(c)
Sch. Para 42 (with qualifications) restricted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 2, reg. 23
Sch., Para. 36(7) deleted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(6)(a)
Sch. Heading to Part 5 amended S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(1)
Sch., Pt. V, Para. 45 substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(2)
Sch., Para. 45A inserted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(3)
Sch., Pt. V, Para. 46 substituted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(4)
Sch., Para. 46A inserted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(5)
Sch., Paras. 47 - 53 deleted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, reg. 4(6)(b)
S. 47(1)(a) (2) amended S.I. No. 840 of 2005, reg. 8
Sch. amended S.I. No. 201 of 1992, schedule, pt. 1, regs. 1-3
Sch., appl. with mod. S.I. No. 78 of 1989, reg. 36(c)
Sch., pt. I amended 33/1990, ss. 2, 233(2)
  S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(m)(i)
Sch., pt. II amended S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 6(n)
Sch., pt. II, para. 4 amended S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(i)
Sch., pt. IIIA (paras. 22A-22E), inserted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(ii)
Sch., pt. IIIA, para. 22A(1) am. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 3(a)
Sch., pt. IIIA, para. 22AA ins. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 3(b)
Sch., para. 22CA ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(m)(ii)
Sch., para. 22D am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5 (m)(iii)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 31A inserted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(iii)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 31B inserted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(iii)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 31C inserted S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(iii)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 31C substit. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(m)(iv)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 31D inserted S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(m)(v)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 32 (1)(b) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(vi)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 32 (1)(c) am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(vi)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 32A substituted 33/1990, ss. 233 (3) (a), 2
Sch., pt. IV, para. 34, application restricted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 2, para. 23
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36(5), application restricted S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 2, para. 23
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36(7), para. del. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (6) (a)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36A ins. S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 6
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36B ins.* S.I. No. 450 of 2009, reg. 6
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36B (2) am. S.I. No. 83 of 2010, reg. 6(b)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 36B (4) del. S.I. No. 83 of 2010, reg. 6(c)
Sch., pt. IV, para. 39 (3), subpara. substit. 33/1990, ss. 233 (3) (b), 2
Sch., pt. IV, para. 39(5) deleted S.I. No. 220 of 2010, reg. 5
Sch., pt. V non applic. of 31/2012, ss. 1(2), 20(3), (4)(b)
Sch., para. 42, applic. rstrct. (in pt.). S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 2, para. 23
Sch., para. 45, para. substit. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (2)
Sch., para. 44 (2), subpara. substit. S.I. No. 840 of 2005, reg. 5
Sch., para. 45A, para. ins. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (3)
Sch., para. 46, para. substit. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (4)
Sch., para. 46A, para. ins. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (5)
Sch., paras. 47-53, paras. del. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (6) (b)
Sch., para. 54, saving. for. S. I. No. 201 of 1992, reg. 12 (3)
Sch., para. 57 renumbered as para. 57(1) S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(vii)
Sch., para. 57(2), new para. ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(vii)
Sch., para. 59, para. del. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 4 (6) (c)
Sch., para. 63, para. substit. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 5
Sch., para. 64, para. substit. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 6
Sch., para. 65A ins. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(viii)
Sch., para. 70 am. S.I. No. 116 of 2005, reg. 5(ix)
Sch., para. 73, para. substit. S.I. No. 201 of 1992, sch., pt. 1, para. 7
Sch., pt. VII, para. 77 ins. S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(iv)
Sch., pt. VII, para. 78 ins. S.I. No. 765 of 2004, art. 3(c)(iv)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 25(4) Companies (Amendment) Act, 1986 (Commecement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986)
S. 25(5) Companies (Amendment) Act, 1986 (Commecement) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 257 of 1986)

* S.I. No. 450 of 2009 mistakenly refers to Sch. Part 4 para. 36. This was corrected by S.I. No. 83 of 2010, reg. 6(a).