Explanatory Notes

Companies Act 2006

2006 CHAPTER 46

8 November 2006


Schedule 13: Supplementary provisions with respect to delegation order

Section 1255: Offences by bodies corporate, partnerships and unincorporated associations

1595.This provision restates section 42 of the 1989 Act and deals with offences committed by bodies corporate, partnerships and other unincorporated associations. Where an offence committed by such a body is committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to the neglect of, an officer (in the case of a body corporate), a partner (in the case of a partnership) or an officer or member (in the case of an unincorporated association), that officer, partner or member is also guilty of the offence.