45 Common seal
45 Common seal
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     A company may have a common seal, but need not have one.

(2)     A company which has a common seal shall have its name engraved in legible characters on the seal.

(3)     If a company fails to comply with subsection (2) an offence is committed by—

(a)     the company, and

(b)     every officer of the company who is in default.

(4)     An officer of a company, or a person acting on behalf of a company, commits an offence if he uses, or authorises the use of, a seal purporting to be a seal of the company on which its name is not engraved as required by subsection (2).

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