Company Law Essay

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Companies Ordinance Long title

Gazette Number Version Date L.N. 163 of 2013 03/03/2014

An Ordinance to reform and modernize Hong Kong company law, to restate part of the enactments relating to companies, to make other provision relating to companies, and to provide for incidental and connected matters. [Parts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 and 21 Part 2, except— section 27(3), (4), (5) and (6) in so far as it relates to a director or reserve director sections 47, 49, 50, 51 and 52 and Subdivision 2 of Division 7 Part 12, except— section 643(1)(a)(ii), (2)(b) and (3)(b) in so far as it relates to a correspondence address sections 643(5), 644, 645(5), 647(4) and (5), 651 and 657(2)(g) Part 16,
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A condition of an existing company’s memorandum of association is to be regarded as a provision of the company’s articles.

associated company (有聯繫公司) , in relation to a body corporate, means— (a) a subsidiary of the body corporate; (b) a holding company of the body corporate; or (c) a subsidiary of such a holding company; body corporate (法人團體) — (a) includes— (i) a company; and (ii) a company incorporated outside Hong Kong; but (b) excludes a corporation sole; certified public accountant (practising) (執業會計師) has the meaning given by section 2(1) of the Professional Accountants Ordinance (Cap 50); commencement date (生效日期) , in relation to any provision of this Ordinance, means the date on which that provision comes into operation; Companies Register (公司登記冊) means the records kept under section 27; company (公司) means— (a) a company formed and registered under this Ordinance; or (b) an existing company; company secretary (公司秘書) includes any person occupying the position of company secretary (by whatever name called); contributory (分擔人), in relation to a company, means a person liable to contribute to the assets of the

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