Companies Act 2014


Right to ask questions

1107. (1) A member of a traded PLC has the right to ask questions related to items on the agenda of a general meeting and to have such questions answered by the PLC subject to any reasonable measures the PLC may take to ensure the identification of the member.

(2) An answer to a question asked pursuant to subsection (1) is not required where—

(a) to give an answer would interfere unduly with the preparation for the meeting or the confidentiality and business interests of the PLC;

(b) the answer has already been given on the PLC’s website by means of what is commonly known as “a question and answer forum”; or

(c) it appears to the chairperson of the meeting that it is undesirable in the interests of good order of the meeting that the question be answered.