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Memorandum of Association FAQs

Q. What is the memorandum of association?

A. The memorandum of association is a statement made by each subscriber confirming their intention to form a company and become a member of that company. If the company is to have a share capital on formation, each member also agrees to take at least one share. The form of memorandum is included in schedules 1 and 2 of The Companies (Registration) Regulations 2008 (SI 3014). You can download a pro-forma memorandum for a company limited by shares or guarantee from our forms online page.

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