Commentary

1.7.4 Signing deeds only as complete documents

BOILERPLATE AND COMMERCIAL CLAUSES vol 4(3)
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1.7.4 Signing deeds only as complete documents

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1.7.3 UK companies1

  1. (a)

        UK companies may apply common seal in presence of two directors, but a seal is no longer needed: a deed can be signed by one director in the presence of a witness (who attests the signature of the director), two directors or director and secretary. A deed may be executed by a company by applying its common seal to the document. Who signs the document is governed by the articles of association: the default articles of association for whether a company is formed under the Companies Acts 1985 or 2006 are different2. This is the

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