Companies Act 2014


Duty of company officer or agent to produce books or documents and give assistance

753. (1) Every person who is an officer or agent of a company under investigation by an inspector appointed under section 747(1) or 748(1) or of a related body corporate under investigation under section 750 shall—

(a) produce to the inspector all books or documents of or relating to the company or the related body corporate, as the case may be, that are in that person’s possession or under that person’s control;

(b) attend before the inspector when required to do so; and

(c) otherwise give the inspector all assistance in connection with the investigation that that person is reasonably able to give.

(2) The production by a person of a book or document under this section is without prejudice to any lien that that person may claim over the book or document.