(1) There shall continue to be—
(a) a registrar of companies for England and Wales,
(b) a registrar of companies for Scotland, and
(c) a registrar of companies for Northern Ireland.
(2) The registrars shall be appointed by the Secretary of State.
(3) In the Companies Acts “the registrar of companies” and “the registrar” mean the registrar of companies for England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, as the case may require.
(4) References in the Companies Acts to registration in a particular part of the United Kingdom are to registration by the registrar for that part of the United Kingdom.
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