(1) In the Companies Acts, unless the context otherwise requires—
“company” means a company formed and registered under this Act, that is—
(a) a company so formed and registered after the commencement of this Part, or
(b) a company that immediately before the commencement of this Part—
(i) was formed and registered under the Companies Act 1985 (c 6) or the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (SI 1986/1032 (NI 6)), or
(ii) was an existing company for the purposes of that Act or that Order,
(which is to be
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