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Prior to the graduation of the brand new Act, frequent law and case legislation on the matter have been relied upon as this case was not offered for within the repealed Act. It is submitted that a clear provision in this regard seems to point the rising need to curb fraud by firms together with the newly created single member corporations. It is further submitted that the phrase ‘including’ therein inevitably infers that the opposite grounds for lifting the veil created by common legislation and case law are nonetheless applicable.

This section has widened its definition of a re-registered firm” making the registration of firms simpler by together with that a private restricted firm might re-register as a public firm, a limited legal responsibility company as a limiteless company, an infinite liability company as a restricted legal responsibility company and a public firm as a private company. The repealed Act was limited to re-registration from a vast to restricted company or re-registering a restricted company. Thus, a company can now change status in a extra effortless vogue.

It should be famous that part fifty four of the new Act extends the frequent regulation place concerning pre-incorporation contracts in that, a company may undertake a pre-incorporation contract made on its behalf on formation and registration and not using a want for novation which was a requirement beneath frequent law. After adoption by the corporate beneath the brand new Act, the liability of the promoters ceases. See Motane v Thobani (1945)12 EACA 37; Ngaremutoni Estates Ltd V CIT (1969)1 ALR Comm. 186, which required Novation, that’s, a brand new contract with the identical terms.

S.51 (2) also offers that a member of the corporate could deliver proceedings to restrain the endeavor of an act which but for subsection (1) would be beyond the company’s capacity besides if the act is undertaken within the fulfilment of a authorized obligation arising from a previous act of a company. Subsection (1) provides that the energy of the board of administrators to bind the company or authorise others to take action in favour of a person dealing with the company in good religion shall not be limited by the corporate’s memorandum.