ACT 125
COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973)
PART IV - SHARES, DEBENTURES AND CHARGES
DIVISION 6 - TITLE AND TRANSFERS

 
Section 102. Loss or destruction of certificates.
 
Section 102. Loss or destruction of certificates. (COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973) - ACT 125) (1) Subject to subsection (2) where a certificate or other document of title to shares or debentures is lost or destroyed, the company shall on payment of a fee not exceeding two ringgit issue a duplicate certificate or document in lieu thereof to the owner on his application accompanied by—

    (a) a statutory declaration that the certificate or document has been lost or destroyed, and has not been pledged sold or otherwise disposed of, and, if lost, that proper searches have been made; and

    (b) an undertaking in writing that if it is found or received by the owner it will be returned to the company.

(2) Where the value of the shares or debentures represented by the certificate or document is greater than five hundred ringgit, the directors of the company may, before accepting an application for the issue of a duplicate certificate or document, require the applicant—

    (a) to cause an advertisement to be inserted in a newspaper circulating in a place specified by the directors stating that the certificate or document has been lost or destroyed and that the owner intends after the expiration of fourteen days after the publication of the advertisement to apply to the company for a duplicate; or

    (b) to furnish a bond for an amount equal to at least the current market value of the shares or debentures indemnifying the company against loss following on the production of the original certificate or document,

or may require the applicant to do both of those things.