Companies Act 2014
Supplemental provisions in relation to section 267
268. (1) Unless the register under section 267 is in such a form as to constitute in itself an index, the company shall keep an index of the names entered in it which shall—
(a) in respect of each name, contain a sufficient indication to enable the information inscribed against it to be readily found, and
(b) be kept at the same place as the register,
and the company shall, within 14 days after the date on which a name is entered in the register, make any necessary alteration in the index.
(2) In addition to the requirements of section 216, the register shall be, and remain, open and accessible to any person attending an annual general meeting of the company concerned at least one quarter hour before the appointed time for the commencement of the meeting and during the continuance of the meeting.
(3) If default is made by a company in complying with subsection (1) or (2), the company and any officer of it who is in default shall be guilty of a category 3 offence.