Chapter 2: Formation, Administration and Dissolution of Companies
Part B: Incorporation and legal status of companies

s18: Authenticity of versions of Memorandum of Incorporation

  • (1) The Memorandum of Incorporation of a company, as altered or amended, prevails in any case of a conflict between it and:
    • (a) a translation filed in terms of section 17(3); or
      • (b) a consolidated revision filed in terms of section 17(5), unless the consolidated revision has subsequently been ratified by a special resolution at a general shareholders meeting of the company.
      • (2) The latest version of a company's Memorandum of Incorporation that has been endorsed by the Commission in terms of this Part prevails in the case of any conflict between it and any other purported version of the company's Memorandum of Incorporation.

        Related Sections

        s17: Alterations, translations and consolidations of Memorandum of Incorporation

        Related Regulations

        No related regulations.

        Related Notes

        No related note.

        Related Forms

        CoR15.3: Notice of Alteration of Memorandum of Incorporation
        CoR15.4: Notice of Translation of Memorandum of Incorporation
        CoR15.5: Notice of Consolidated Revision of Memorandum of Incorporation
        CoR15.6: Notice requiring a company to file a consolidated Memorandum of Incorporation, to be issued by Commission