Companies Act (with its many variations) is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom and South Africa relating to company law.
The Bill for an Act with this short title will have been known as a Companies Bill during its passage through Parliament.
Companies Acts may be a generic name either for legislation bearing that short title or for all legislation which relates to company law.
Famous quotes containing the words companies and/or act:
“Socialite women meet socialite men and mate and breed socialite children so that we can fund small opera companies and ballet troupes because there is no government subsidy.”
—Sugar Rautbord, U.S. socialite fund-raiser and self-described trash novelist. As quoted in The Great Divide, book 2, section 7, by Studs Terkel (1988)
“If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!”
—Blaise Pascal (16231662)