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The Companies Act 2006, which received Royal Assent on 8 November 2006, is available from :
All statutory instruments (SIs) relating to the commencement of provisions of the Act in 2007 and 2008 have now been made. Further details, including links to the SIs and Explanatory Memoranda on the OPSI website, are available on the Regulations and Commencement Orders – made or laid in draft page.
The Department has published a draft of the Eighth Commencement Order, which will commence provisions of the Act with effect from 1 October 2009, on the Regulations – draft page. The Department has invited comments on the draft Order by Friday 5 September.
The Department has also published revised drafts of many of the other SIs which we intend to make in respect of the commencement of provisions of the Act in October 2009. These are also available on the Regulations – draft page.
The final implementation timetable can be found at :
Copies of the Ministerial Written Statements about the commencement timetable, including the Written Statement made by Stephen Timms on 13 December 2007 providing final confirmation of the implementation timetable, are available under “External links” on the right hand side of this page.