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Companies Act 2006

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1008Copy of application: provisions as to service of documents
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(1)The following provisions have effect for the purposes of—

  • section 1006 (copy of application to be given to members, employees, etc), and

  • section 1007 (copy of application to be given to new members, employees, etc).

(2)A document is treated as given to a person if it is—

(a)delivered to him, or

(b)left at his proper address, or

(c)sent by post to him at that address.

(3)For the purposes of subsection (2) and section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30) (service of documents by post) as it applies in relation to that subsection, the proper address of a person is—

(a)in the case of a firm incorporated or formed in the United Kingdom, its registered or principal office;

(b)in the case of a firm incorporated or formed outside the United Kingdom—

(i)if it has a place of business in the United Kingdom, its principal office in the United Kingdom, or

(ii)if it does not have a place of business in the United Kingdom, its registered or principal office;

(c)in the case of an individual, his last known address.

(4)In the case of a creditor of the company a document is treated as given to him if it is left or sent by post to him—

(a)at the place of business of his with which the company has had dealings by virtue of which he is a creditor of the company, or

(b)if there is more than one such place of business, at each of them.

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