Companies Act 2014


Interpretation generally (Chapter 4)

837. In this Chapter—

“company” includes every company and every body, whether corporate or unincorporated, that may be wound up under this Act;

“court”, in relation to a disqualification order made by a court of its own motion under section 842(a), (b), (c), (d) or (f), means the High Court or any other court of competent jurisdiction dealing with the person concerned in criminal or civil proceedings before it;

“default order” means an order made against any person under section 797 by virtue of any contravention of or failure to comply with any relevant requirement (whether on that person’s part or on the part of any company);

“officer”, in relation to any company, includes any director, shadow director or secretary of the company;

“relevant requirement” means any provision of this Act (including any provision repealed by this Act) that requires or required any return, account or other document to be filed with, delivered or sent to, or notice of any matter to be given, to the Registrar.