Companies Act 2014
Power of Director to require third party to produce books or documents
780. (1) Where, by virtue of sections 778 and 779, the F455[Authority has power to require the production of any books or documents from any company, the Authority] shall have power to require the production of—
(a) those books or documents from any person who appears to the F455[Authority] to be in possession of them;
(b) copies of any books or documents of the company from any person who appears to the F455[Authority] to be in possession of them; and
(c) subject to section 782, other books or documents (whether the originals of them or otherwise) which may relate to any books or documents of the company from any person who appears to the F455[Authority] to be in possession of such other books or documents.
(2) Any requirement under subsection (1) shall be made by the giving by the F455[Authority] of a direction to the person of whom the requirement is being made that specifies—
(a) the books or documents to be produced by the person; and
(b) the time and place at which, and the manner in which, they are to be produced.
(3) 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.
Substituted (6.07.2022) by Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 (48/2021), s. 12(1) and sch. 2 ref. nos. 158-162, S.I. No. 335 of 2022.