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2. What should the petition contain?

Generally, the full name, title (if any) and address of the petitioner; the name and the full address of the registered office of the company; the information concerning the capital of the company; and the objects of the company (i.e. the main aims or the functions of the company which are stated on the company’s memorandum of association) are required. The grounds and the facts to be relied on in support of the petition are also required.


Sample forms for winding-up petition are provided at the Appendix of the Companies (Winding-up) Rules.