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Contents

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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ADMINISTRATION OF THIS ACT

Part III CONSTITUTION OF COMPANIES

Division 1 — Incorporation

Division 2 — Powers

Part IV SHARES, DEBENTURES AND CHARGES

Division 1 — Prospectuses

Division 2 — Restrictions on allotment and commencement of business

Division 3 — Shares

Division 3A — Reduction of share capital

Division 4 — Substantial shareholdings

Division 5 — Debentures

Division 5A — Exemptions from Divisions 1 and 5 in relation to Prospectus Requirements

Division 6 — Interests other than shares, debentures, etc.

Division 7 — Title and transfers

Division 7A — The Central Depository System — a book-entry or scripless system for the transfer of securities

Division 8 — Registration of charges

Part V MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

Division 1 — Office and name

Division 2 — Directors and officers

Division 3 — Meetings and proceedings

Division 4 — Register of members

Division 5 — Annual return

Part VI ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

Division 1 — Accounts

Division 2 — Audit

Part VII ARRANGEMENTS, RECONSTRUCTIONS AND AMALGAMATIONS

Part VIII RECEIVERS AND MANAGERS

Part VIIIA JUDICIAL MANAGEMENT

Part IX INVESTIGATIONS

Part X WINDING UP

Division 1 — Preliminary

Division 2 — Winding up by Court

Subdivision (1) — General

Subdivision (2) — Liquidators

Subdivision (3) — Committees of inspection

Subdivision (4) — General powers of Court

Division 3 — Voluntary winding up

Subdivision (1) — Introductory

Subdivision (2) — Provisions applicable only to members’ voluntary winding up

Subdivision (3) — Provisions applicable only to creditors’ voluntary winding up

Subdivision (4) — Provisions applicable to every voluntary winding up

Division 4 — Provisions applicable to every mode of winding up

Subdivision (1) — General

Subdivision (2) — Proof and ranking of claims

Subdivision (3) — Effect on other transactions

Subdivision (4) — Offences

Subdivision (5) — Dissolution

Division 5 — Winding up of unregistered companies

Part XI VARIOUS TYPES OF COMPANIES, ETC

Division 1 — Investment companies

Division 2 — Foreign companies

Part XII GENERAL

Division 1 — Enforcement of this Act

Division 2 — Offences

Division 3 — Miscellaneous

FIRST SCHEDULE Repealed Written Laws

SECOND SCHEDULE Fees to be Paid to the Registrar

THIRD SCHEDULE Repealed

FOURTH SCHEDULE Table A Regulations for Management of A Company Limited by Shares

FIFTH SCHEDULE

SIXTH SCHEDULE Statement in Lieu of Prospectus

SEVENTH SCHEDULE Statement Required Pursuant to Division 6 of Part Iv

EIGHTH SCHEDULE Annual Return of A Company Having A Share Capital

NINTH SCHEDULE Accounts and Consolidated Accounts

TENTH  SCHEDULE Take-over Offers

ELEVENTH  SCHEDULE Powers of Judicial Manager

Legislative Source Key

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Documents, etc., to be lodged by foreign companies having place of business in Singapore
368.
—(1)  Every foreign company shall, before it establishes a place of business or commences to carry on business in Singapore, lodge with the Registrar for registration —
(a)
a certified copy of the certificate of its incorporation or registration in its place of incorporation or origin or a document of similar effect;
(b)
a certified copy of its charter, statute or memorandum and articles or other instrument constituting or defining its constitution;
(c)
a list of its directors containing similar particulars with respect to its directors as are by this Act required to be contained in the register of the directors, managers and secretaries of a company incorporated under this Act;
(d)
where the list includes directors resident in Singapore who are members of the local board of directors, a memorandum duly executed by or on behalf of the foreign company stating the powers of the local directors;
(e)
a memorandum of appointment or power of attorney under the seal of the foreign company or executed on its behalf in such manner as to be binding on the company and, in either case, verified in the prescribed manner, stating the names and addresses of 2 or more natural persons resident in Singapore authorised to accept on its behalf service of process and any notices required to be served on the company; and
(f)
notice of the situation of its registered office in Singapore and, unless the office is open and accessible to the public during ordinary business hours on each business day, the days and hours during which it is open and accessible to the public,
(g)
[Act 12 of 2002]
and on payment of the appropriate fees and subject to this Act the Registrar shall register the company under this Division by registration of the documents.
[15/84; 13/87; 12/2002]
(2)  Where a memorandum of appointment or power of attorney lodged with the Registrar in pursuance of subsection (1)(e) is executed by a person on behalf of the company, a copy of the deed or document by which that person is authorised to execute the memorandum of appointment or power of attorney, verified by statutory declaration in the prescribed manner, shall be lodged with the Registrar and the copy shall for all purposes be regarded as an original.
(3)  Subsection (1) shall apply to a foreign company which was not registered under the repealed written laws but which, immediately before 29th December 1967, had a place of business or was carrying on business in Singapore and, on that date, had a place of business or was carrying on business in Singapore, as if it established that place of business or commenced to carry on that business on that date.
[S 258/67]
[UK, 1948, s. 407; Aust., 1961, s. 346 (1)-(3)]