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COMPANY FORMS UNDER COMPANIES ACT 1965 AND COMPANIES ACT 2016

Updated: Apr 24

Since the introduction of the newer Companies Act, 2016 (“CA2016”) to replace the preceding the Companies Act, 1965 (“CA2016”) with effect of 31 January 2017, much notable changes have been made. One of them is regarding the various statutory forms that are mandatory for companies to submit/receive.

Description

​Forms under CA1965 (Form)

Forms under CA2016 (Section)

Explanation

Certificate of incorporation

9

15*

Notice of Registration

17**

Certificate of incorporation

Certificate of incorporation on Change of Name of Company

13

28*

Certificate on change of company name

Return of allotment of shares

24

14

Particulars of initial paid-up shares and capital for a newly incorporated company

78

Additional paid-up shares and capital

Form of transfer of securities

32A

105

Particulars of transfer of shares

51

Register of members shows latest shareholding of members

Registered office

44

14

Registered office address for a newly incorporated company

46(3)

Notification for change in registered office

Particulars of Directors, Managers and Secretaries

49

14

Particulars of first directors for a newly incorporated company

58 & 236(2)

Particulars of first company secretary for a newly incorporated company

58

Notification of change(s) in the Register of Directors, Managers and Secretaries. It must be read together with Section 14, Section 236(2) and/or Form 49

Memorandum and Articles of Association

M&A

Constitution

  • Existing M&A is still valid and enforceable under CA216. Companies may choose to abolish it or substitute it with a Constitution.

  • Constitution is optional for companies incorporated under CA2016.

Note:

* issued by SSM

** optional to purchase.



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