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Gain insights from the Companies Office

  • 668,773 registered companies as at 31 December 2020
  • 506,889 searches on companies register data last month
  • 14,642 registered Financial Service Providers
  • 103 directors prohibited in 2020 calendar year under s385 Director Prohibitions
  • 1,847,106 registered financing statements on the PPSR
  • 574,300 annual returns filed from 1 January to 31 December 2020

Recent notices

Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 362 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 43 companies to the Companies Register

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 2 companies

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Recent news

Consultation on proposed exemptions to Companies Act requirements has closed

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment has finished consultation on behalf of the Registrar of Companies on proposed exemptions from certain requirements in the Companies Act 1993.

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Government extends Business Debt Hibernation scheme

The Government is extending the Business Debt Hibernation (BDH) scheme by 10 months to 31 October 2021.

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COVID-19-related business relief measures: extensions and expiry dates

An update on the dates when the temporary COVID-19-related business relief measures expire.

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