Companies Act 2014

1095.

Attendance and voting at meetings

1095. (1) For the purposes of determining which persons are entitled to attend or vote at a meeting, and how many votes such persons may cast, a PLC that is a participating issuer may specify in the notice of the meeting a time, not more than 48 hours before the time fixed for the meeting, by which a person must be entered on the relevant register of securities in order to have the right to attend or vote at the meeting.

(2) Changes to entries on the relevant register of securities after the time specified by virtue of subsection (1) shall be disregarded in determining the rights of any person to attend or vote at the meeting, notwithstanding any provisions in any enactment, articles of association or other instrument to the contrary.

(3) In this section, “register of securities” has the meaning given to it by—

(a) the Companies Act 1990 (Uncertificated Securities) Regulations 1996 ( S.I. No. 68 of 1996) which regulations are continued in force by Schedule 6 ; or

(b) if regulations under section 1086 are made and those regulations—

(i) replace the regulations referred to in paragraph (a)— those replacement regulations; or

(ii) amend the regulations referred to in paragraph (a)— the latter regulations as they stand so amended.