COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 27 - Filling of Particulars

    (1) A company registered after the commencement of this Code shall not transact any business, exercise any borrowing powers, or incur any indebtedness, except such as shall be incidental to its incorporation or to obtaining subscriptions to or payment for its shares, until it has delivered to the Registrar a return in duplicate in the prescribed form giving particulars, as at the date of the return, of,

    (a) its name;

    (b) its authorised business, or, if the company is not formed for the purpose of carrying on a business, the nature of its objects;

    (c) the names and any former names, addresses and business occupations of its directors and secretary, and particulars of any other directorships held by them, as provided by section 196 of this Code;

    (d) the name and address of its auditor;

    (e) the addresses of its registered office and principal place of business in Ghana and the number of the post office Box of its registered office;

    (f) if its register of members is kept and maintained elsewhere than at the registered office of the company, the address at which it is kept;

    (g) if the company has shares,

    (i) the amount of its stated capital, as defined in section 66 of this Code;

    (ii) the number of its authorised shares of each class;

    (iii) the number of its issued shares of each class and the amount paid thereon distinguishing between the amount paid in cash and the amount paid otherwise than in cash and, in the case of a company limited by shares, the amount, if any, remaining payable thereon distinguishing between the amount presently due for payment and the amount not yet due for payment.

    (2) If the company is limited by shares the return shall further state that the declaration referred to in subsection (1) of section 28 of this Code has been delivered to the Registrar for registration.

    (3) The return shall be signed by two directors and by the secretary of the company.

    (4) The Registrar shall register the said return and cause a copy thereof to be published in the Gazette.