Companies Act 2014
Application of sections 261 to 263 and exceptions to them
264. (1) With respect to the application of sections 261 to 263 (by virtue of sections 221 and 222 ) to shadow directors and de facto directors, the making of a notification by a person under section 261 , 262 or 263 shall not, in itself, be proof that the person making the notification is a shadow director or de facto director.
(3) Nothing in sections 261 to 263 shall operate to impose an obligation on a director or secretary of a company who is granted an option to subscribe for shares in, or debentures of, that company to make any notification to that company in respect of such grant.