Under the Companies Act 2014, a company shall have a common seal stating the company's name.
A company seal comprises of a pliers and plates. When pressed against paper, the plates emboss or indents the paper with the company's name and number. The company seal is also known as a common seal, embossing seal or pliers seal.
The company seal is used for companies needing to certify a document. Share certificates and other company documents are required to be embossed with the company seal.
A company seal shall be used only with the authority of the directors. Any document that has been affixed with the company seal shall be signed by a director and countersigned by the Company Secretary or another director.
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