The CCH Constitution can be used when incorporating a company using the New Zealand Companies Office's online service, or it can be adopted as the constitution of an existing company.
2013 Changes to Constitution
The CCH Constitution was updated to V2.3 (NACF-204 (V2.3)) in March 2013 to include changes to the Companies Act 1993 made by the Companies Amendment Act (No 2) 2012.
The changes relate to proxy votes, shareholder participation in meetings by way of audio, audio and visual, or electronic means at the discretion of the board. The reference to multi-rate PIEs in the Income Tax Act 2007 was also updated.
The changes are in the following clauses: 17.3, 17.5.(2), 17.6.(3), 17.7.(4), 17.16 (new), 18.2.(2)(b), 25.3 and 29.2.(2). These changes are highlighted in the sample constitution.
To view the constitution, click here.
If you wish to purchase a copy of the constitution, customised for your company or proposed company, please read our Licence Agreement, ensure that you have reserved your proposed company name (if applicable) through the Companies Office website, and complete the form below. You will then be sent a PDF of your constitution (within three business days), which can be uploaded to the Companies Office website.
To order a single constitution, please complete the form below. For multiple constitutions, you will need to repeat this process.
The cost of a single constitution is $27.60 including GST. Payment will be requested by invoice through the post.
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