Companies Act 1993

360A Rectification or correction of New Zealand register and overseas register

(1)

The Registrar may,—

(a)

on the application of any person, rectify the New Zealand register or the overseas register if the Registrar is satisfied that any information has been wrongly entered in, or omitted from, the New Zealand register or the overseas register; or

(b)

if it appears to the Registrar that any particulars have been incorrectly entered in the New Zealand register or the overseas register, correct those particulars.

(2)

Unless the rectification or correction relates solely to the person who provided it, the Registrar, before rectifying the register under subsection (1)(a), must

(a)

give written notice to the company or overseas company that an application has been made to rectify the New Zealand register or the overseas register in relation to that company or overseas company (including details of that application); and

(b)

give public notice setting out—

(i)

the name of the applicant; and

(ii)

the name of the company or overseas company; and

(iii)

the reasons for and details of the changes sought to be made to the New Zealand register or the overseas register; and

(iv)

the date by which a written objection to the proposed rectification must be delivered to the Registrar, being a date not less than 20 working days after the date of the notice.

(3)

Any person may deliver to the Registrar, not later than the date specified in accordance with subsection (2)(b)(iv), a written objection to a proposed rectification of the New Zealand register or the overseas register, and the Registrar must give a copy of the objection to the applicant.

(4)

The Registrar must not rectify the New Zealand register or the overseas register if the Registrar receives a written objection to the proposed rectification by the date specified unless the Registrar is satisfied that the objection has been withdrawn.

Section 360A: inserted, on 15 April 2004, by section 20 of the Companies Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 24).

Section 360A(1)(b): amended, on 1 May 2015, by section 45(1) of the Companies Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 46).

Section 360A(2): amended, on 1 May 2015, by section 45(2) of the Companies Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 46).