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Striking off a limited liability partnership (as defined) (LLP) pursuant to Part 31 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as modified by the Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009 (Regulations) is an administrative procedure that may be initiated either:
voluntarily by the LLP's members, or
by the Registrar of Companies in circumstances where it appears that the LLP is no longer in business or operation
An LLP is a corporate body formed under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000 (LLPA). The majority of law applicable to LLPs is actually modified company law rather than partnership law (see Practice Note: The nature of a limited liability partnership and its legal framework). The Regulations specify the provisions of the CA 2006 that apply to LLPs with appropriate modifications, including provisions relating to striking off and dissolving an LLP.
Any LLP can apply to the Registrar of Companies to be struck off the register and dissolved. Some of the most common reasons why an LLP may wish to be struck off and dissolved are:
that it is no longer in business or operation
that it has fulfilled the purposes for which it was incorporated, and
that it is part
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