Companies Act 2014


Requirements for registration of joint stock companies

1339. Before the registration of a joint stock company under this Chapter as a company, there shall be delivered to the Registrar the following documents—

(a) a list showing the names, addresses and occupations of all persons who on a day named in the list, not being more than 6 days before the day of registration, were members of the company, specifying the shares or stock held by them respectively (distinguishing, in cases where the shares are numbered, each share by its number),

(b) a copy of any statute, charter, letters patent, deed of settlement, contract of co-partnery or other instrument constituting or regulating the company, and

(c) if the company is intended to be registered as a limited company, a statement specifying the following particulars in relation to that proposed limited company—

(i) the nominal share capital of the company and the number of shares into which it is divided, or the amount of stock of which it consists,

(ii) the number of shares taken and the amount paid on each share,

(iii) the name of the company with the addition of, as appropriate—

(I) “limited” or “teoranta”,

(II) “designated activity company” or “cuideachta ghníomhaíochta ainmnithe”,

(III) “company limited by guarantee” or “cuideachta faoi theorainn rathaiochta”,

(IV) “unlimited company” or “cuideachta neamhtheoranta”, as the last word or words thereof, and

(iv) in the case of a company intended to be registered as a company limited by guarantee, the resolution declaring the amount of the guarantee.