Company registrar’s rules and powers

What the company registrar's powers are, and how and when they work.



This guide outlines the powers of the registrar of companies in Part 35 of the Companies Act 2006, which also applies to limited liability partnerships (LLPs).

Published 1 September 2014
Last updated 1 November 2023 + show all updates
  1. Rules for delivery updated following Edinburgh office move. Guidance PDF booklet republished in HTML format.

  2. New version relating to changes brought in by the The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act.

  3. Cymraeg GP6 updated to version 3.5

  4. English GP6 updated to version 3.5

  5. Welsh translation added.

  6. First published.