• Chapter 3 Chapter 3 Authentication

    • 11. Personal authentication

      (1) The requirements of this Rule are in addition to any other requirement imposed by this Chapter.
      (2) A document required by these Rules to be authenticated must, in the case of a company (or other body), be authenticated in the manner stipulated on the website by a presenter acting on the Company's behalf.

    • 12. The company incorporation package

      (1) The statement of compliance delivered under section 6(1) must be authenticated by each initial member to the articles of association by each initial member or by the initial members' agent, in each case in the manner stipulated on the website.
      (2) In authenticating the statement of compliance each initial member or the agent (as the case may be) instructs the Registrar to tag electronically the statement of compliance by way of authentication on his behalf.
      (3) The application for registration document delivered under section 6(1) must be authenticated by the person to be appointed in the manner stipulated on the website.
      (4) Authentication of articles of association for the purpose of section 6(4) shall be in the manner stipulated on the website.

    • 13. Authentication of documents other than accounts and charge documents

      (1) This Rule applies to any document delivered in respect of a company (or other body) except for company incorporation packages (see Rule 12) accounts (see Rule 14) and charge documents (see Rule 15).
      (2) The person who authenticates the document must belong to, or act under the specific authority of a person who belongs to, a category or class of person specified on the website or relevant template as being permitted to authenticate the document on behalf of the company (or other body).
      (3) The presenter may only use Electronic Filing to deliver a document in respect of a company (or other body) if he supplies the Registrar with the registered number and any other identifying code as may be specified by the Registrar from time to time of that company (or other body) every time he accesses the Electronic Filing facility on behalf of that company (or other body).
      (4) In selecting a template in which to deliver a document in respect of the company (or other body) the presenter instructs the Registrar to:
      (a) prepopulate the relevant data input fields with:
      (i) the registered number of the company (or other body); and
      (ii) the name of the company (or other body) associated on the Registrar's records with that registered number,
      by way of authentication on the presenter's behalf; and
      (b) tag electronically the document by way of authentication on the presenter's behalf such that the electronic record of the document is indelibly associated with the presenter and the company (or other body).
      (5) A notification of a director or secretary's appointment must be authenticated by the person being appointed in the manner stipulated in the relevant template.

    • 14. Authentication of accounts

      (1) This Rule applies to accounts.
      (2) The presenter of a company's accounts must act under the specific authority of that company's directors in delivering accounts to the Registrar.
      (3) The presenter must by way of authentication provide the Registrar with the registered number and any other identifying code as may be specified by the Registrar from time to time of that company (or other body) of the company in respect of which accounts are to be delivered.
      (4) The presenter instructs the Registrar to tag electronically the accounts by way of authentication on the presenter's behalf such that the electronic record of the document is indelibly associated with the presenter and the company (or other body).

    • 15. Authentication of charge documents

      (1) This Rule applies to charge documents.
      (2) A person who authenticates a charge document for and on behalf of the company (or other body) subject to the charge must belong to, or act under the specific authority of a person who belongs to, a category or class of person specified on the website as being permitted to authenticate the charge document.
      (3) The presenter of a charge document to be delivered for and on behalf of the company (or other body) subject to the charge must provide such supporting documentation as the Registrar may require prior to submitting the relevant charge document.
      (4) A presenter who authenticates a charge document as an interested person or for and on behalf of an interested person must provide such supporting documentation as the Registrar may require prior to submitting the relevant charge document.
      (5) The certificate referred to in section 784(3)is authenticated by:
      (a) the provision of an appropriate confirmation by the person giving the certificate in the manner stipulated on the website; and
      (b) the provision the name of the person giving the certificate.
      (6) The presenter instructs the Registrar to tag electronically the charge document by way of authentication on the presenter's behalf with such that the electronic record of the document is indelibly associated with the presenter and the company (or other body).