Companies Act 2014

CHAPTER 10

Inspection of registers, provision of copies of information in them and service of notices

215.

Definitions for purposes of section 216 concerning registers, etc. and construction of reference to company keeping registers, etc.

215. In—

(a) section 216

“copies of directors’ service contracts and memoranda” means the copies of directors’ service contracts and memoranda kept by the company pursuant to section 154 ;

“copies of instruments creating charges” means the copies of instruments creating charges kept by the company pursuant to section 418 (including copies of any relevant judgment mortgage documentation referred to in that section);

“directors’ and secretaries’ register” means the register of directors and secretaries kept by the company pursuant to section 149 ;

“disclosable interests register” means the register of interests kept by the company pursuant to section 267 ;

“members’ register” means the register of members kept by the company pursuant to section 169 ;

“minutes of meetings” means the books kept by the company pursuant to section 199 (including any records referred to in section 196(6) ) and—

(i) the documents, if any, required by section 193(7) (documents relating to unanimous written resolutions), and

(ii) the documents, if any, required by section 195(4) (documents relating to majority written resolutions),

to be kept with those books;

(b) this section a reference to any foregoing register or document being kept by the company includes a reference to the register or document being kept by another on the company's behalf pursuant to section 216(2) ;

(c) this section and section 216 a reference to keeping includes a reference to maintaining; and

(d) section 216(3) the requirement thereunder to keep a register or other document at a place shall be deemed to be complied with if, by means of any computer, the register or document is (at that place) capable of being reproduced in legible form and inspected in that form, and references elsewhere in section 216 and this Chapter to the keeping of a register or other document, and the inspection of it, shall be read accordingly.