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COMPANIES ACT 1963 - SECT 12 Regulations required in the case of an unlimited company or company limited by guarantee.

12.—(1) In the case of an unlimited company, the articles must state the number of members with which the company proposes to be registered and, if the company has a share capital, the amount of share capital with which the company proposes to be registered.

(2) In the case of a company limited by guarantee, the articles must state the number of members with which the company proposes to be registered.

(3) Where an unlimited company or a company limited by guarantee has increased the number of its members beyond the registered number, it shall, within 15 days after the increase was resolved on or took place, give to the registrar notice of the increase, and he shall record the increase.

If default is made in complying with this subsection, the company and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a fine not exceeding £50.