1130 Proceedings against unincorporated bodies
1130 Proceedings against unincorporated bodies
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     Proceedings for an offence under the Companies Acts alleged to have been committed by an unincorporated body must be brought in the name of the body (and not in that of any of its members).

(2)     For the purposes of such proceedings—

(a)     any rules of court relating to the service of documents have effect as if the body were a body corporate, and

(b)     the following provisions apply as they apply in relation to a body corporate—

(i)     in England and Wales, section 33 of the Criminal Justice Act 1925 (c 86) and Schedule 3 to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c 43),

(ii)     in Scotland, sections 70 and 143 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c 46),