Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021


Amendment of section 1045 of Principal Act

23. Section 1045 of the Principal Act is amended by—

(a) renumbering that section as section 1045(1), and

(b) the insertion of the following subsection after such subsection:

“(2) Save where the constitution of the company provides otherwise, the directors of the company may decline to register—

(a) the transfer of a share (not being a fully paid share) to a person of whom they do not approve,

(b) the transfer of a share on which the company has a lien, or

(c) the transfer of a share which, in their opinion, may—

(i) imperil or prejudicially affect the status of the company in the State,

(ii) imperil any tax relief or rebate to which the members of the company are entitled, or

(iii) involve the company in the payment of any additional stamp duty or other duty on any conveyance of any property made, or to be made, to the company.”.