224 Certificate of amalgamation

(1)

Forthwith after receipt of the documents required under section 223, the Registrar must,—

(a)

if the amalgamated company is the same as one of the amalgamating companies, issue a certificate of amalgamation; or

(b)

if the amalgamated company is a new company,—

(i)

enter particulars of the company on the New Zealand register; and

(ii)

issue a certificate of amalgamation together with a certificate of incorporation.

(2)

If an amalgamation proposal specifies a date on which the amalgamation is intended to become effective, and that date is the same as, or later than, the date on which the Registrar receives the documents, the certificate of amalgamation, and any certificate of incorporation must be expressed to have effect on the date specified in the amalgamation proposal.

Section 224(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 1994, by section 26(1) of the Companies Act 1993 Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 6).

Section 224(1)(b)(ii): replaced, on 1 July 1994, by section 26(2) of the Companies Act 1993 Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 6).