Policy paper

Bona vacantia dissolved companies (BVC1)

How the Bona Vacantia division deals with dissolved company assets, the importance of jurisdiction and an overview of the detailed guidance.

Applies to England and Wales



This document supplements the Bona Vacantia division’s detailed guides on dissolved companies.

You should refer to this document for an overview of what the role of BVD is and to find out if you should contact the KLTR in Scotland, the Crown Solicitor in Northern Ireland or the Solicitor for the Duchies, Farrer and Co.

Updates to this page

Published 6 December 2013
Last updated 28 September 2022 + show all updates
  1. Update to Scottish contact details

  2. Edited table format in line with accessibility requirements

  3. First published.

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