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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Companies Regulations, 2011

Chapter 2 : Formation, Administration and Dissolution of Companies

Part C : Transparency, accountability and integrity of companies

20. External Companies

 

 

See section 23

 

(1) An external company must register by filing a notice in Form CoR 20.1, which must be accompanied by—
(a) the filing fee set out in Table CR 1;
(b) a certified copy of—
(i) the company’s Memorandum of Incorporation, or similar document filed in the jurisdiction in which the external company is registered;
(ii) the certificate of incorporation or comparable document issued by the jurisdiction in which the company was incorporated,

together with a translation of any of those documents, if the original is not in an official language of the Republic; and

(c) a statement in Form CoR 20.1 setting out—
(i) the address of its principal office outside the Republic; and
(ii) the names of its directors at the time that it files that form;
(d) the address of its registered office in the Republic, as required by section 23 (3)(b)(i)(bb) and Form CoR 20.1; and
(e) the name and address of the person within the Republic who has consented to accept service of documents on behalf of the external company, and has been appointed by the company to do so, together with evidence of that person’s consent and appointment in Form CoR 20.1.

 

(2) As soon as practicable after accepting a filed notice in terms of sub-regulation (1), and upon entering the prescribed information relating to the external company in the register in terms of section 23 (5)(c), the Commission must issue a registration certificate to the external company, in Form CoR 20.2.

 

(3) If any change occurs or takes place in respect of the information furnished under paragraph (e) of subregulation 1, the external company must file form CoR 21.2 advising the Commission of the change.