• Language requirements: translation

    • 976. Application of language requirements

      (1) The provisions listed below apply to all documents required to be delivered to the Registrar under any provision of—
      (a) these Regulations, or
      (b) the Insolvency Regulations 2015.
      (2) The Board may make rules applying all or any of the listed provisions, with or without modifications, in relation to documents delivered to the Registrar under any other law or regulation applicable in the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
      (3) The provisions are—

      section 977 (documents to be drawn up and delivered in English),

      section 978 (documents that may be drawn up and delivered in other languages),

      section 979 (certified translations).

    • 977. Documents to be drawn up and delivered in English

      (1) The general rule is that all documents required to be delivered to the Registrar must be drawn up and delivered in English.
      (2) This is subject to section 978 (documents that may be drawn up and delivered in other languages).

    • 978. Documents that may be drawn up and delivered in other languages

      (1) Documents to which this section applies may be drawn up and delivered to the Registrar in a language other than English, but when delivered to the Registrar they must be accompanied by a certified translation into English.
      (2) This section applies to—
      (a) agreements required to be forwarded to the Registrar under Chapter 3 of Part 3 (agreements affecting the company's constitution),
      (b) documents required to be delivered under section 394(2)(f) (company included in accounts of larger group: required to deliver copy of group accounts),
      (c) certified copies delivered under Part 24 (company charges),
      (d) documents of any other description specified in rules made by the Board.

    • 979. Certified translations

      (1) In this Part a "certified translation" means a translation certified to be a correct translation.
      (2) In the case of any discrepancy between the original language version of a document and a certified translation—
      (a) the company may not rely on the translation as against a third party, but
      (b) a third party may rely on the translation unless the company shows that the third party had knowledge of the original.
      (3) A "third party" means a person other than the company or the Registrar.