Tuesday, 11 March 2014

New Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622)

The new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) and 12 pieces of subsidiary legislation came into operation on 3rd March 2014. The electronic version of this ordinance and related subsidiary legislation is available on the website of the Department of Justice Bilingual Laws Information System (BLIS).

The new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) has repealed the core provisions of the original Companies Ordinance (Cap. 32). The original Companies Ordinance (Cap. 32) has been renamed as the Companies (Winding up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32) which contains provisions relating to prospectuses, winding-up, insolvency of companies and disqualification of directors. Its electronic version is also available in BLIS.

The detailed information of the new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) is available on the Companies Registry website under “New Companies Ordinance” section.

The Lee Quo Wei Law Library holds books regarding to the new Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622). Please refer to the following library records for details:


Department of Justice Bilingual Laws Information System (BLIS)

Company Registry website


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