Section 46 Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

Section 46 CAMA 2020

Section 46 Companies and Allied Matters Act is about Effect of memorandum and articles. It is under Chapter 1 (Capacity and Powers of Companies) of PART B (INCORPORATION OF COMPANIES AND INCIDENTAL MATTERS) of the Act.

Effect of memorandum and articles

(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the memorandum and articles, when registered, shall have the effect of a deed between the company and its members and officers and between the members and officers themselves whereby they agree to observe and perform the provisions of the memorandum and articles, as altered in so far as they relate to the company, its members, or officers.

(2) All money payable by any member to the company under the memorandum or articles shall be a debt due from him to the company and shall be of the nature of a specialty debt.

(3) Where the memorandum or articles empower any person to appoint or remove any director or other officer of the company, such power shall be enforceable by that person notwithstanding that he is not a member or officer of the company.

(4) In any action by any member or officer to enforce any obligation owed under the memorandum or articles to him and any other member or officer, such member or officer may, if any other member or officer is affected by the alleged breach of such obligation, with his consent, sue in a representative capacity on behalf of himself and all other members or officers who may be affected other than any who is a defendant and the provisions of Chapter 13 of this Act shall apply.

See also  Section 96 Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

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