591. Public company reducing capital below authorised minimum

(1) This section applies where the Court makes an order confirming a reduction of a public company's capital that has the effect of bringing its allotted share capital below the authorised minimum.
(2) The Registrar must not register the order unless either—
(a) the Court so directs, or
(b) the company is first re-registered as a private company.
(3) Section 592 provides an expedited procedure for re-registration in these circumstances.