2002 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 37th Parliament

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Certified correct as passed Third Reading on the 16th day of May, 2002
Ian D. Izard, Law Clerk


BILL Pr 401 -- 2002


WHEREAS Pietro Pelligrini, of Foggia, Italy, has by his petition represented

(a) that Spring Enterprises Inc. (the “Company”) was incorporated in British Columbia on December 28, 1978 under Certificate of Incorporation No. 184639 issued pursuant to the British Columbia Companies Act, S.B.C. 1973, c. 18, in effect as at that date,

(b) that the Company was struck off the Register of Companies for the Province of British Columbia on May 23, 1986 for failure to file annual reports,

(c) that a notice was published in the British Columbia Gazette on April 17, 1986, pursuant to the Company Act, stating that the Company would be struck off the Register of Companies and dissolved unless, within one month after the publication of the notice, cause was shown to the contrary,

(d) that a notice was published in the British Columbia Gazette on June 5, 1986, stating that the Company was struck off the Register and dissolved on May 23, 1986,

(e) that, despite the notice, the petitioner as a director of the Company, having no knowledge of its publication in the British Columbia Gazette, continued to carry on the business of the Company as if it had not been dissolved,

(f) that it will not be possible to continue carrying on the business of the Company unless the Company is revived, and

(g) that, since the Company was a corporation to which the Company Act applied and since there is no provision in that Act for the revival of a Company more than 10 years after it has been dissolved, the Company cannot be revived except by a special Act of the Legislature of British Columbia;

AND WHEREAS Pietro Pelligrini has by his petition requested that it be enacted as follows, and it is expedient to grant the request in the petition;

THEREFORE, HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:


1 In this Act:

"Company" means Spring Enterprises Inc. (incorporation number 184639);

"Register" means the Register of Companies;

"Registrar" means the Registrar of Companies.

Company restored

2 The Company is restored to the Register under the corporate name 184639 B.C. Ltd. commencing on the date that a copy of this Act certified by the Law Clerk of the Legislative Assembly is filed with the Registrar.

Company continued

3 On its restoration, the Company is deemed to have continued in existence as if its name had never been struck off the Register.


4 Nothing in sections 2 and 3 prejudices the rights of any person that were acquired before the date on which the Company is restored to the Register.

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