Companies Act 2014

1334.

Application of Act to companies registered but not formed under former Companies Acts

1334. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act shall apply to every company registered (in a register kept in the State) but not formed under—

(a) the Joint Stock Companies Acts,

(b) the Companies Act 1862,

(c) the Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908, or

(d) the prior Companies Acts,

in the same manner as it is in Chapter 5 declared to apply to companies registered but not formed under this Act.

(2) In this Act a reference, express or implied, to the date of registration shall, in the case of a company registered but not formed under a foregoing enactment, be read as a reference to the date at which the company was registered under—

(a) the Joint Stock Companies Acts,

(b) the Companies Act 1862,

(c) the Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908, or

(d) the prior Companies Acts,

as the case may be.