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Companies (Certificates Validation) Act, 1969 (Chapter 414)

This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 31 Dec 1996.


Companies (Certificates Validation) Act, 1969

Chapter 414

  • Commenced on 8 August 1969

  • [This is the version of this document at 31 December 1996.]

[29 of 1969]An Act to remove doubt as to the validity of, and to declare valid, certificates heretofore issued for the purposes of the Companies Act under the hands of public officers other than the Registrar of Companies.

1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Companies (Certificates Validation) Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—"Act" means the Companies Act;[Cap. 388]"officer" means any public officer heretofore designated as Assistant Registrar of Companies, or any other public officer who heretofore for the time being exercised the function of issuing statutory certificates under the Act;"Registrar" means the Registrar of Companies appointed under the Act.

3. Validity of certificates

For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that any certificate of incorporation, any certificate of mortgage, any certificate of charge or any other statutory certificate heretofore issued for the purposes of the Act under the hand of any officer shall, for all purposes, be deemed to be and to have been validly and properly issued under the Act, as if the same had been issued under the hand of the Registrar.