Director disqualification legislation

The Company Director Disqualification Act 1986 covers the various different areas such as the following:

1. Director disqualification for general misconduct in connection with companies including:

  1. director disqualification on conviction of an indictable offence;
  2. director disqualification for persistent breaches of company legislation;
  3. director disqualification for fraud in winding up;
  4. director disqualification on summary conviction.

2. Director disqualification for unfitness which covers:

  1. the duty of the court to disqualify unfit directors of insolvent companies;
  2. disqualification orders or director disqualification undertakings;
  3. director disqualification after investigation of the company;
  4. director disqualification and various variation of the undertaking;
  5. other matters for determining unfitness of directors.

3. Director disqualification in competition matters including competition director disqualification undertakings and investigations.

4. Director disqualification for participation in wrongful trading.

5. Director disqualification relating to bankruptcy.

6. Criminal penalties for director disqualification.

7. How to apply for permission to remain a director despite director disqualification undertaking.

8. The register of director disqualification orders and undertakings.

The above are the main aspects of the Company Director Disqualification Act 1986 which apply to this area of the law.

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