Companies Amendment Act 2012

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Companies Amendment Act 2012

Public Act2012 No 7
Date of assent24 February 2012
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1  Title
  • This Act is the Companies Amendment Act 2012.

2  Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3  Principal Act amended
4  Commencement of liquidation
  • (1) Section 241(2)(c) is amended by adding the following subparagraph:

    • (viii) in the case of a company that has been removed from the New Zealand register, the Registrar or a person who, immediately before the company was removed from the New Zealand register, was a person described in subparagraph (ii), (iii), (iv), or (vii); or.

    (2) Section 241 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

    • (2A) However, the court must not appoint a liquidator under subsection (2)(c)(viii) unless the company is restored to the New Zealand register under section 328 or 329.

5  Registers
  • Section 360 is amended by repealing subsections (2) and (3).

6  Section 361 repealed

Legislative history

16 February 2012Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 271–2) and third reading
24 February 2012Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.