No. S 835
Companies Act
Companies (Fees and Late Lodgment Penalties)
Regulations 2015
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 411 of the Companies Act, the Minister for Finance makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Companies (Fees and Late Lodgment Penalties) Regulations 2015 and come into operation on 3 January 2016.
2.  In these Regulations —
“electronic transaction system” means the electronic transaction system established by the Authority under section 28B(1) of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority Act (Cap. 2A);
“transaction”, in relation to the Registrar, means —
(a)the filing or lodging of any document with the Registrar, or the submission, production, delivery, furnishing or sending of any document to the Registrar, under the Act;
(b)the making of any application, submission or request to the Registrar under the Act;
(c)the provision of any undertaking or declaration to the Registrar under the Act; and
(d)the extraction, retrieval or accessing of any document, record or information maintained by the Registrar under the Act.
3.—(1)  The fees specified in the third column of the First Schedule are payable in respect of the matters set out in the second column of that Schedule.
(2)  The Registrar may refuse to process a transaction (including accepting the filing or lodgment of any document), whether carried out using the electronic transaction system or otherwise, if the person seeking to carry out the transaction fails to pay the fee prescribed for the transaction.
Late lodgment penalties
4.  Where any person fails to comply with the time delimited by the Act for the filing or lodgment of a document, the penalty specified in the Second Schedule for late filing or lodgment must be paid in addition to the prescribed fee for the filing or lodgment of the document.
Manner of payment
5.  Payment of any fee and penalty under these Regulations must be made in such manner as directed by the Registrar.
6.—(1)  The Registrar may for any reason waive, refund or remit, whether wholly or in part, any fee specified in the First Schedule and any penalty specified in the Second Schedule.
(2)  Despite paragraph (1), no fee paid is refundable in respect of the withdrawal of any application or appeal.
Made on 21 December 2015.
Permanent Secretary
(Finance) (Performance),
Ministry of Finance,
[F14.1.43; AG/LLRD/SL/50/2010/9 Vol. 1]