Companies Act 2014


Retention and inspection of documents

112. (1) A company which enters into a contract under section 105 shall, until the expiration of 10 years after the date on which the contract has been fully performed, keep at its registered office a copy of that contract or, if it is not in writing, a memorandum of its terms.

(2) Every document required to be kept under subsection (1) shall during business hours be open to the inspection of any member.

(3) In the case of a refusal of an inspection of a document required under subsection (2), the court may, on the application of a person who has requested an inspection and has been refused, by order require the company to allow the inspection of that document.

(4) Section 127(1) (access to documents during business hours) shall apply in relation to subsection (2) as it applies in relation to the relevant provisions of Part 4.

(5) If a company contravenes this section, the company and any officer of it who is in default shall be guilty of a category 3 offence.