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Name: Companies Act, 2001 (No. 15 of 2001).
Country: Mauritius
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-06-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2001-06-06, No. 15, pp. 223-493
ISN: MUS-2001-L-60204
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2001-06-06, No. 15, pp. 223-493
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on companies. Part II deals with activities of registrar; Part III with incorporation; Part IV with capacity, powers and validity of acts; Part V with company names; Part VI with company constitution; Part VII with shares; Part VIII with title transfers, share register and certificates; Part IX with shareholders' rights and obligations; Part X with debentures and registration of changes; Part XI with directors' powers and duties; Part XII with enforcement, Part XIII with administration of companies, Part XIV with accounting, records and audit; Part XV with investigations, Part XVI with amalgamations; Part XVII with compromises with creditors; Part XVIII with approval of arrangements, amalgamations and compromises by court; Part XIX with alteration of nature of companies; Part XX with companies limited by guarantee; Part XXI with private companies; Part XXII with foreign companies; Part XXIII with limited life companies; Part XXIV with dormant companies; Part XXXV with transfer of registration, Part XXVI with removal from register of companies; Part XXVII with service of documents; and Part XXVIII with offences and penalties. Parts XXIX and XXX contain provisions relating to companies holding global business licenses. Repeals Companies Act 1984 and International Companies Act 1994.

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