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This excerpt taken from the UL 20-F filed Mar 27, 2008.
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Unilever PLC Memorandum and Articles of Association 2007 7

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The Companies Act

 

Public company limited by shares

Memorandum of Association of
Unilever PLC
 

 
1 * The name of the Company is “UNILEVER PLC”.
   
1a The Company is to be a public company.
   
2   The registered office of the Company will be situated in England and Wales.
 
3** The objects for which the Company is established are:–
 
(1) To acquire and take over as a going concern the business and undertaking carried on at Port Sunlight in the County of Chester, and elsewhere, by and under the style of Lever Brothers, Limited, incorporated in the year 1890, and all or any of the assets and liabilities of the said Lever Brothers, Limited.
 
(2) To act or carry on business as a holding company and to hold or acquire shares or other interests in companies and to assist finance or manage any companies in which it has an interest.
 
(3) To operate and carry into effect an Agreement dated 28th June, 1946 (as amended by Supplemental Agreements dated 20th July, 1951 and 21st December, 1981) with Unilever N.V. of The Netherlands known as the Equalisation Agreement and an Agreement dated 28th June, 1946 with Unilever N.V. known as the Deed of Mutual Covenants with full power to agree any modification or abrogation of all or any of the terms of the said Agreements and to enter into operate and carry into effect any further or other agreements or arrangements with or in connection with Unilever N.V. and to do all such other things as in the opinion of the Board of Directors of the Company are necessary or desirable for the furtherance of this object or for the furtherance maintenance or development of the relationship with Unilever N.V. constituted by or arising out of any agreement or arrangement mentioned in this sub-clause.
 
(4) To manufacture, process, import, export and deal in and store any goods and other things and to carry on the business of manufacturers, processors, importers and exporters of and dealers in any goods and other things.
 
(5) To acquire and assume for any estate or interest and to take options over, construct, develop or exploit any property, real or personal, and rights of any kind and the whole or any part of the undertaking, assets and liabilities of any person.
(6) To exploit lands, mines and mineral rights and to acquire, explore for and exploit any natural resources and to carry on any landowning or agricultural business or any other business involving the ownership or possession of land or other immovable property or buildings or structures thereon and to construct, erect, install, enlarge, alter and maintain buildings, plant and machinery and to carry on business as builders, contractors and engineers.
 
(7) To provide services of all descriptions and to carry on business as advisers, consultants, brokers and agents of any kind.
 
(8) To advertise, market and sell the products of the Company and of any other person and to carry on the business of advertisers or advertising agents or of a marketing and selling organisation or of a supplier, wholesaler, retailer, merchant or dealer of any kind.
 
(9) To provide technical, medical, cultural, artistic, educational, entertainment or business material, facilities or services and to carry on any business involving any such provision.
 
(10) To lend money, and grant or provide credit and financial accommodation, to any person and to carry on the business of a banking, finance or insurance company.
 
(11) To invest money of the Company in any investments and to hold, sell or otherwise deal with such investments, and to carry on the business of a property or investment company.
 
(12) To acquire and carry on any business carried on by a subsidiary or a holding company of the Company or another subsidiary of a holding company of the Company.
 
(13) To enter into any arrangements with any government or authority or person and to obtain from any such government or authority or person any legislation, orders, rights, privileges, franchises and concessions and to carry out, exercise and comply with the same.
 
(14) To borrow and raise money and accept money on deposit and to secure or discharge any debt or obligation in any manner and in particular (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing) by mortgages of or charges upon all or any part of the undertaking, property and assets (present and future) and uncalled capital of the Company or by the creation and issue of securities.
 

   
* Changed from original name of Lever Brothers, Limited. See Certificates of change of name and of incorporation on re-registration as a public company dated: 31st December, 1937, page 5, 1st March, 1952, page 6, 1st June, 1981, page 7.
** Adopted by Special Resolution on 18th May, 1983 in place of original clause.

 

8 Unilever PLC Memorandum and Articles of Association 2007

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This excerpt taken from the UL 20-F filed Mar 29, 2007.

Registrar of Companies.

 

Unilever PLC Memorandum and Articles of Association 2006

 

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The Companies Act

Public company limited by shares

 


Memorandum of Association of
Unilever PLC
 


1*

The name of the Company is “UNILEVER PLC”.

1a

The Company is to be a public company.

2

The registered office of the Company will be situated in England and Wales.

3**

The objects for which the Company is established are:–

This excerpt taken from the UL 20-F filed Mar 29, 2006.
Registrar of Companies.

 

6 Unilever PLC Memorandum and Articles of Association 2005

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No. 41424  


Certificate of Incorporation on Re-registration as a Public Company
   
   
   


 


 

I hereby Certify
that UNILEVER PLC has this day been re-registered under the Companies Acts 1948 to 1980 as a public company, and that the company is limited.

 

 

 

 

Dated at Cardiff the 1st June, 1981.

This excerpt taken from the UL 20-F filed Mar 24, 2005.
Registrar of Companies.

6 Unilever PLC Memorandum and Articles of Association 2004

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No. 41424


Certificate of Incorporation on
Re-registration as a Public Company







I hereby Certify

that UNILEVER PLC has this day been re-registered under the Companies Acts 1948 to 1980 as a public company, and that the company is limited.







Dated at Cardiff the 1st June, 1981.

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