Define: Companies Act

UK Accounting Glossary

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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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.


Synonyms For Companies Act


corporate law, company act, corporations act, corporation law, companies ordinance


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Companies Act are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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