Companies Act 2014


Declaration to be made in the case of members’ winding up of solvent company

207. (1) Where the restricted activity is to wind up a company in a members’ voluntary winding up under section 579, the declaration shall state—

(a) the total amount of the company’s assets and liabilities as at the latest practicable date before the date of making of the declaration and in any event at a date not more than 3 months before the date of that making; and

(b) that the declarants have made a full inquiry into the affairs of the company and that, having done so, they have formed the opinion that the company will be able to pay or discharge its debts and other liabilities in full within such period not exceeding 12 months after the commencement of the winding up as may be specified in the declaration.

(2) A copy of the declaration under this section shall be delivered to the Registrar not later than 21 days after the date on which the carrying on of the restricted activity concerned is commenced; if a failure to comply with this subsection occurs, a like power to that under section 203(4) is available to the court to declare valid for all purposes the carrying on of the activity.