15 Issue of certificate of incorporation
15 Issue of certificate of incorporation
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     On the registration of a company, the registrar of companies shall give a certificate that the company is incorporated.

(2)     The certificate must state—

(a)     the name and registered number of the company,

(b)     the date of its incorporation,

(c)     whether it is a limited or unlimited company, and if it is limited whether it is limited by shares or limited by guarantee,

(d)     whether it is a private or a public company, and

(e)     whether the company's registered office is situated in England and Wales (or in Wales), in Scotland or in Northern Ireland.

(3)     The certificate must be signed by the registrar or authenticated by the registrar's official seal.