Written by Dr Adv. Leigh Hefer & Jayne Hunter-Rhys. COMPANY SECRETARY’S HANDBOOK (2021). Published by Genesis Corporate Services.
- In terms of Act 1973, the first names or the initials thereof and the surname of the secretary of a public company had to be stated on every trade catalogue, trade circular and a business letter bearing the company’s name.
- Section 268H(2) of Act 1973 provided that a company which failed to comply with this requirement was guilty of an offence.
- Any company, director, officer or person convicted of any offence referred to in section 268H were liable to be sentenced to a fine, as contemplated in section 441(1)(m) of Act 1973 as substituted by section 21(d) of Act 37 of 1999.
- Act 2008 is silent on this issue.
Source: Section 268H of Companies Act 61 of 1973; section 441(1)(m) of Companies Act 61 of 1973 as substituted by section 21(d) of Act 37 of 1999
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