certificate of incorporation


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certificate of incorporation

a certificate issued by the REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES to a new JOINT-STOCK COMPANY whose MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION and ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION are acceptable to the Registrar. A company starts its legal existence from the date of its incorporation and thereafter is able to enter into CONTRACTS in its own name.

certificate of incorporation

a certificate issued by the COMPANY REGISTRAR to a new JOINT-STOCK COMPANY whose MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION and ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION are acceptable to the Registrar. A company starts its legal existence from the date of its incorporation and thereafter is able to enter into contracts, etc., in its own name.
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