889. Decision on application for restoration by the Court
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(1) On an application under section 887 the Court may order the restoration of the company to the register–
(a) if the company was struck off the register under section 864 or 865 (power of Registrar to strike off defunct companies) and the company was, at the time of the striking off, carrying on business or in operation,
(b) if the company was struck off the register under section 867 (voluntary striking off) and any of the requirements of sections 868 to 873 was not complied with,
(c) if the company was struck off the register under section 867A (application for voluntary striking off supported by a prescribed statement) and any of the requirements of sections 867B to 873 was not complied with,
(d) if in any other case the Court considers it just to do so.
(2) If the Court orders restoration of the company to the register, the restoration takes effect on a copy of the Court’s order being delivered to the Registrar.
(3) The Registrar must cause to be published on the website of the Registrar notice of the restoration of the company to the register.
(4) The notice must state–
(a) the name of the company or, if the company is restored to the register under a different name (see section 891), that name and its former name,
(b) the company’s registered number, and
(c) the date on which the restoration took effect.