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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FIRST SCHEDULE Repealed Written Laws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THIRD SCHEDULE Repealed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 ARegulations 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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—(1)  Where the Registry of Companies provides a service whereby documents under this Act may be filed or lodged with or submitted to the Registrar electronically, neither the Government nor any of its employees nor any authorised agents shall be liable for any loss or damage, suffered by any person by reason of any errors or omissions, of whatever nature or however caused, appearing in any document obtained by any person under the service if such errors or omissions are made in good faith and in the ordinary course of the discharge of the duties of these employees or authorised agents or have occurred or arisen as a result of any defect or breakdown in the service or in any of the equipment used for the service.
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(1A)  The Minister may by regulations permit or require any document —
(a)
to be filed or lodged with or submitted to the Registrar under this Act; or
(b)
to be issued by the Registrar under this Act,
to be filed, lodged, submitted or issued using the service referred to in subsection (1).
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(1B)  The regulations under subsection (1A) may —
(a)
permit or require such document to be filed, lodged or submitted by a prescribed person on behalf of the person concerned under specified circumstances; and
(b)
contain such transitional and other supplementary and incidental provisions as appear to the Minister to be appropriate.
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Evidentiary value of copies of electronically filed documents certified by Registrar
(2)  A copy of or extract from any document electronically filed or lodged with or submitted to the Registrar under subsection (1) supplied or issued by the Registrar and certified to be a true copy or extract thereof under the hand and seal of the Registrar shall in any proceedings be admissible in evidence as of equal validity with the original document.
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(3)  Any information supplied by the Registrar that is certified by the Registrar under his hand and seal to be a true extract from any document filed or lodged with or submitted to the Registrar using the service referred to in subsection (1) shall in any proceedings be admissible in evidence and be presumed, unless evidence to the contrary is adduced, to be a true extract from such document.
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(4)  Subsections (2) and (3) have effect notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law.
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(5)  In this section, “document” means any application, form, report, certification, notice, confirmation, declaration or other document to be filed or lodged with or submitted to the Registrar or, as the case may be, any certificate, notice or other document to be issued by the Registrar.
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