ACT 197
REGISTRATION OF BUSINESSES ACT 1956 (REVISED - 1978)

PART I - PRELIMINARY



Section 3. Registrar, Deputy and Assistant Registrars of Businesses, inspectors, etc.


(1) The Chief Executive Officer of the Commission shall be the Registrar of Businesses.

(2) The Commission shall appoint on such terms and conditions as it may determine from amongst persons in the employment of the Commission such number of Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, inspectors and other officers as may be necessary for the proper administration of this Act.

(3) The persons holding office as Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars or inspectors and other officers in the office of the Registrar of Businesses immediately before the appointed date and who have opted to serve as employees of the Commission shall, on the appointed date, be deemed to have been appointed Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, inspectors and other officers under subsection (2).

(4) Subject to the general direction and control of the Registrar and to such conditions or restrictions as may be imposed by the Registrar, a Deputy Registrar or Assistant Registrar of Businesses may exercise any function of the Registrar under this Act and anything by this Act appointed or authorised or required to be done or signed by the Registrar may be done or signed by any Deputy Registrar or Assistant Registrar of Businesses and the act or signature of a Deputy Registrar or Assistant Registrar shall be as valid and effectual as if done or signed by the Registrar, except that an Assistant Registrar shall not exercise the powers conferred on the Registrar under section 14 unless authorised in writing by the Registrar.

[Subs. Act A1119:s.3].


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