Preparing Memorandum & Articles of Association

Memorandum of Association
This document sets out the conditions upon which the company is granted incorporation. It must contain provisions dealing with certain matters e.g. the name and objects of the company and, if it is a company with limited liability, that fact must also be stated. The memorandum must be in accordance with, or as near as circumstances permit, to the appropriate table in the First Schedule to the Companies Act 1963. It must be printed and divided into paragraphs and numbered consecutively.

Private company limited by shares Table B
Company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital Table C
Company limited by guarantee and having a share capital Table D
Unlimited company Table E
Public limited company Second Schedule of Companies (Amendment) Act 1983


Articles of association

This document sets out the rules under which the company proposes to regulate its affairs. Articles are required to be registered by a company limited by guarantee and having a share capital or an unlimited company. Articles must be printed and divided into paragraphs and numbered consecutively. A company limited by shares or a guarantee company not having a share capital may register articles with the CRO. Model form articles are set out in the First Schedule to the Companies Act 1963.

Public limited company Table A Part I
Private company limited by shares Table A Part II
Company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital Table C
Company limited by guarantee and having a share capital Table D
Unlimited company Table D


Form A1

Form A1 requires you to give details of the company name, its registered office, details of secretary and directors, their consent to acting as such, the subscribers and details of their shares. It incorporates a statutory declaration that the requirements of the Companies Acts have been complied with, and as to the activity which the company is being formed to engage in.

Company Secretarial Services

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  • Incorporation of new companies.
  • Filing of all annual statutory returns.
  • Maintenance of statutory registers.
  • Preparation of AGM.
  • Documentation, restoration of struck off companies and other sundry services such as company searches or name searches.

 

Company Formations - Useful Document

Donwload Regualations for Management Of A Company Limited By Shares Not Being A Private Company

 

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