Define: Companies Act

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Definition: Companies Act

Quick Summary of Companies Act

The Companies Act 1985 as modified by the Companies Act 1989. Legislation to control the activities of limited liability companies.

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Full Definition of Companies Act

Examples of Companies Act in a sentence

Shares to which the Takeover Offer relates shall be construed in accordance with Chapter 3 of Part 28 of the UK Companies Act.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Companies Act are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.