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Companies Act 2006

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223Transactions requiring members' approval: application of provisions to shadow directors

(1)For the purposes of—

(a)sections 188 and 189 (directors' service contracts),

(b)sections 190 to 196 (property transactions),

(c)sections 197 to 214 (loans etc), and

(d)sections 215 to 222 (payments for loss of office),

a shadow director is treated as a director.

(2)Any reference in those provisions to loss of office as a director does not apply in relation to loss of a person’s status as a shadow director.

224Approval by written resolution: accidental failure to send memorandum

(1)Where—

(a)approval under this Chapter is sought by written resolution, and

(b)a memorandum is required under this Chapter to be sent or submitted to every eligible member before the resolution is passed,

any accidental failure to send or submit the memorandum to one or more members shall be disregarded for the purpose of determining whether the requirement has been met.

(2)Subsection (1) has effect subject to any provision of the company’s articles.

225Cases where approval is required under more than one provision

(1)Approval may be required under more than one provision of this Chapter.

(2)If so, the requirements of each applicable provision must be met.

(3)This does not require a separate resolution for the purposes of each provision.

226Requirement of consent of Charity Commission: companies that are charities

For section 66 of the Charities Act 1993 (c. 10) substitute—

66Consent of Commission required for approval etc by members of charitable companies

(1)Where a company is a charity—

(a)any approval given by the members of the company under any provision of Chapter 4 of Part 10 of the Companies Act 2006 (transactions with directors requiring approval by members) listed in subsection (2) below, and

(b)any affirmation given by members of the company under section 196 or 214 of that Act (affirmation of unapproved property transactions and loans),

is ineffective without the prior written consent of the Commission.

(2)The provisions are—

(a)section 188 (directors' long-term service contracts);

(b)section 190 (substantial property transactions with directors etc);

(c)section 197, 198 or 200 (loans and quasi-loans to directors etc);

(d)section 201 (credit transactions for benefit of directors etc);

(e)section 203 (related arrangements);

(f)section 217 (payments to directors for loss of office);

(g)section 218 (payments to directors for loss of office: transfer of undertaking etc).

66AConsent of Commission required for certain acts of charitable company

(1)A company that is a charity may not do an act to which this section applies without the prior written consent of the Commission.

(2)This section applies to an act that—

(a)does not require approval under a listed provision of Chapter 4 of Part 10 of the Companies Act 2006 (transactions with directors) by the members of the company, but

(b)would require such approval but for an exemption in the provision in question that disapplies the need for approval on the part of the members of a body corporate which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of another body corporate.

(3)The reference to a listed provision is a reference to a provision listed in section 66(2) above.

(4)If a company acts in contravention of this section, the exemption referred to in subsection (2)(b) shall be treated as of no effect in relation to the act..

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