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Voluntary strike off and dissolution
Companies no longer carrying on business or in operation
Restoration by court order
Administrative restoration
Quality of documents
Further information


Introduction


This guide explains how you can remove your company from, and restore it to, the register of companies. You will find the relevant law in Part 31 of the Companies Act 2006.

Some provisions of the Companies Act 2006 are subject to transitional arrangements which are explained on our website. This guide explains:

Voluntary strike off and Dissolution - how you can ask the registrar to remove your company from the register (Chapter 1).
Companies no longer carrying on business or in operation - how the registrar may remove your company from the register if it is no longer carrying on business or in operation (Chapter 2).
Restoration to the register by Court Order - how the court can restore the company to the register (Chapter 3).
Administrative Restoration - how a former director or member may apply to the registrar to have the company restored (Chapter 4).
Quality of documents – (Chapter 5).
Further information – (Chapter 6).
If, after reading this guide, you are in doubt about your responsibilities, you should consider seeking professional advice from a solicitor or accountant.