The Companies Ordinance, 1984

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The Companies Ordinance, 1984
THE COMPANIES ORDINANCE, 1984
(XLVII OF 1984)
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CONTENTS
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PART I - PRELIMINARY

SectionsPages

Preamble 1
1. Short title, extent and commencement 1
2. Definitions 2
3. Meaning of "subsidiary" and "holding company" 9
4. Ordinance not to apply to certain corporations 9
5.Application of Ordinance to non-trading companies with purely provincial 10 objects 6. Ordinance to override memorandum, articles, etc. 10

PART II-JURISDICTION OF COURTS
7. Jurisdiction of the Courts 11
8. Constitution of Company Benches 11
9. Procedure of the Court 11
10. Appeals against Court orders 12

PART III-SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN
11.Deleted
12. Powers and functions of the Commission 13
13. Reference by the Federal Government or Commission to the Court 13

PART IV-INCORPORATION OF COMPANIES AND
MATTERS INCIDENTAL THERETO

14. Obligation to register certain associations, partnerships, etc. as companies. 14

MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION
15. Mode of forming a company 14
16. Memorandum of company limited by shares 15
17. Memorandum of company limited by guarantee 16
18. Memorandum of unlimited company 17
19. Printing, signature, etc., of memorandum 17
20. Restriction on alteration of memorandum 18
21. Alteration of memorandum 18
22. Powers of Commission when confirming alteration 19
23. Exercise of discretion by Commission 20
24. Procedure on confirmation of the alteration 20
25. Effect of failure to register within ninety days 20

Contents

ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
26. Registration of articles21
27. Printing, signature, etc. of articles21
28. Alteration of articles22

FORMS OF MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES
29.Forms of memorandum and articles 22
GENERAL PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO REGISTRATION OF MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES 30. Registration of memorandum and articles, etc.23
31. Effect of memorandum and articles24
32. Effect of registration24
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