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NAME AND CLASS OF THE COMPANY


UPDATE: on 30th August 2013: Companies Bill 2012 became the Companies Act, 2013 (Act 18 of 2013).

After reading my posts on Formation of a Company and Alteration of Memorandum and Articles, few readers suggested that I should cover provisions related to names in one place. I will discuss these provisions here along with provisions related to conversion of company from one class to another.

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FORMATION OF A COMPANY


UPDATE: on 30th August 2013: Companies Bill 2012 became the Companies Act, 2013 (Act 18 of 2013).

Section 3, 4 and 5 of the Companies Bill, 2012 Act 2013

In my last post, I discussed definition of companies and classes.

FORMATION OF COMPANY (SECTION 3):

A company may be formed for any lawful purpose by:

(a)    Seven or more persons as public company;

(b)   Two or more persons as private company;

(c)    One person as One Person Company

By subscribing names to a memorandum and complying other requirements.

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