Companies Act 2014
Interpretation (Part 13)
746. (1) Any reference in this Part to share capital or relevant share capital in relation to a company is a reference to share capital that confers the right to vote in all circumstances at a general meeting of that company, and a reference to share shall be read accordingly.
(2) Any reference in Chapter 2 or 4 to shares or share capital of, or a shareholding or an interest in shares, in a company or a body corporate includes a reference to—
(a) membership of the company or body corporate, and
(b) the rights or obligations attaching to such membership.