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Companies Act 2006

Sections 809 and 810: Register to be kept available for inspection; and associated index

1130.These sections re-enact section 211(6) and (8) (as applied by section 213(3)) of the 1985 Act. Section 809 provides that the register of interests disclosed must be kept available for inspection at the company’s registered office or at a place specified in regulations made under section 1136. The company must advise the registrar where the register is kept (unless it has always been kept at the registered office). Subsections (4) and (5) provide for criminal penalties for any default in complying with this section.

1131.Section 810 provides that the register should have an index unless it is in a form that itself constitutes an index (for example a searchable database).

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