The Company Secretary of a 1931 Act company is appointed by a directors resolution. The steps below detail the necessary steps:-

Step 1 – New Company Secretary signs a consent to act letter. The resigning secretary (if any) signs a resignation letter. See draft consent to act letter and draft resignation letter. 

Step 2 – Convene a Directors meeting for the purpose of replacing / appointing Company Secretary. See draft minutes – Minutes -Minute re Change the Secretary (1931)

Step 3 – Update the register of Secretaries.

Step 4 – Complete, sign and file a form 9N at the Companies Registry.

Step 5 – File the original board minute together with a copy of the 9n in the director’s minute book.