117 High Court and county court jurisdiction

Chapter VI
Winding Up by the Court

Jurisdiction (England and Wales)

117  High Court and county court jurisdiction

(1)     The High Court has jurisdiction to wind up any company registered in England and Wales.

(2)     Where [in the case of a company registered in England and Wales the amount of its] share capital paid up or credited as paid up does not exceed £120,000, then (subject to this section) the county court . . . has concurrent jurisdiction with the High Court to wind up the company.

[(2A)     Despite subsection (2), proceedings for the exercise of the jurisdiction to wind up a company registered in England

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