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  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing SI 2007/3495 Sch. 4 para. 15 by S.I. 2008/1886 art. 8
  • specified provision(s) amendment to earlier commencing SI 2008/2860 by S.I. 2013/1947 reg. 2

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Part 3 E+W+S+N.I.Communications in electronic form

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5A document or information is validly sent or supplied to a company if it is sent or supplied in electronic form in accordance with this Part of this Schedule.E+W+S+N.I.

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I1Sch. 4 para. 5 wholly in force at 20.1.2007, see s. 1300 and S.I. 2006/3428, art. 3(1)(e) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1) (with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5)

Conditions for use of communications in electronic formE+W+S+N.I.

6A document or information may only be sent or supplied to a company in electronic form if—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the company has agreed (generally or specifically) that the document or information may be sent or supplied in that form (and has not revoked that agreement), or

(b)the company is deemed to have so agreed by a provision in the Companies Acts.

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I2Sch. 4 para. 6 wholly in force at 20.1.2007, see s. 1300 and S.I. 2006/3428, art. 3(1)(e) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1) (with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5)

Address for communications in electronic formE+W+S+N.I.

7(1)Where the document or information is sent or supplied by electronic means, it may only be sent or supplied to an address—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)specified for the purpose by the company (generally or specifically), or

(b)deemed by a provision in the Companies Acts to have been so specified.

(2)Where the document or information is sent or supplied in electronic form by hand or by post, it must be sent or supplied to an address to which it could be validly sent if it were in hard copy form.

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I3Sch. 4 para. 7 wholly in force at 20.1.2007, see s. 1300 and S.I. 2006/3428, art. 3(1)(e) (subject to art. 5, Sch. 1) (with arts. 6, 8, Sch. 5)

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