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Where a private limited company has applied for voluntary dissolution (strike off) can its directors be changed without causing the strike off to be stopped or delayed?

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Published on LexisPSL on 14/06/2017

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  • Where a private limited company has applied for voluntary dissolution (strike off) can its directors be changed without causing the strike off to be stopped or delayed?

Where a private limited company has applied for voluntary dissolution (strike off) can its directors be changed without causing the strike off to be stopped or delayed?

The actions a company can take following the submission of an application to strike off a company are restricted by section 1009 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). Carrying out an activity which does not fall within the excepted activities set out within this section will trigger the requirement to withdraw the application to strike off the company. The resignation of directors and replacement with new directors does not appear to directly fall within any of the excepted activities.

In addition, CA 2006, s

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