In Re Continental Assurance Co of London Plc: ChD 2 Jul 1996

Gross incompetence as director in not reading the company accounts founded disqualification. The jurisdiction of company director disqualification should not be hedged about with rigid rules which would allow directors to navigate around disqualification applications by taking fine points on the way in which the affidavits have formulated.


Gazette 24-Jul-1996, Times 02-Jul-1996, [1997] 1 BCLC 48


Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 6


England and Wales

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CitedThe Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Swan and Othes ChD 22-Jul-2003
When commencing proceedings under the Act, the papers were defective. The secretary of state had failed to give appropriate notice, and thus prevented him from making representations as to the allegations. The allegations involved the manipulation . .
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Updated: 18 July 2022; Ref: scu.81815