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Name: Companies Act, 1992 (No. 18 of 1992), as amended.
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992
Entry into force:
ISN: BHS-1992-L-66894
Bibliography: Lex Bahamas Lex Bahamas Bahamian Online Legal Resource Centre, Bahamas PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-03-31)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on companies. Divided into 10 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-34) regulates constitution and incorporation of companies. Part 3 (s. 35-83) provides for share capital, share holders and related matters. Part 4 (s. 84-160) deals with management of companies and protection of creditors and investors. Part 5 (s. 161-168) makes provision for merger, consolidation and consequential matters. Part 6 (s. 169-191) regulates incorporation and registration of other companies. Part 7 (s. 192-275) provides for winding-up of companies. Part 8 (s. 276-284) deals with administrative matters. Part 9 (s. 285-306) makes provision for civil remedies, civil penalties and offences. Part 10 (s. 307-312) contains miscellaneous provisions.
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