6In section 566 (powers to make regulations under Chapter IV), the following subsections shall be inserted after subsection (3)—E+W+S+N.I.
“(4)Any power under this Chapter to make regulations authorising or requiring a document (whether or not of a particular description), or any records or information, to be issued, given or requested or to be sent, produced, returned or surrendered to the Board shall include power—
(a)to authorise the Board to nominate a person who is not an officer of the Board to be the person who on behalf of the Board—
(i)issues, gives or requests the document, records or information; or
(ii)is the recipient of the document, records or information;
(b)to require the document, records or information, in cases prescribed by or determined under the regulations, to be sent, produced, returned or surrendered to the address (determined in accordance with the regulations) of the person nominated by the Board to receive it on their behalf.
(5)Any power under this Chapter to make regulations imposing requirements with respect to any description of document, with respect to documents generally or with respect to any records or information shall include power to make provision, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by or determined in accordance with the regulations—
(a)for the documents, records or information to be allowed to take an electronic form so prescribed or determined;
(b)for the issue, completion, furnishing, production, keeping, cancellation, return, surrender or giving of the documents, records or information to be something that has to be or may be done by the electronic means so prescribed or determined; and
(c)for the manner of proving in any proceedings the contents or transmission of anything that, by virtue of any regulations under this Chapter, takes an electronic form or is transmitted to any person by electronic means.”