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Companies Act 2006

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1080The register

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(1)The registrar shall continue to keep records of—

(a)the information contained in documents delivered to the registrar under any enactment,

(b)certificates of incorporation issued by the registrar, and

(c)certificates issued by the registrar under section 869(5) or 885(4) (certificates of registration of charge).

(2)The records relating to companies are referred to collectively in the Companies Acts as “the register”.

(3)Information deriving from documents subject to the Directive disclosure requirements (see section 1078) that are delivered to the registrar on or after 1st January 2007 must be kept by the registrar in electronic form.

(4)Subject to that, information contained in documents delivered to the registrar may be recorded and kept in any form the registrar thinks fit, provided it is possible to inspect it and produce a copy of it.

This is sufficient compliance with any duty of the registrar to keep, file or register the document or to record the information contained in it.

(5)The records kept by the registrar must be such that information relating to a company is associated with that company, in such manner as the registrar may determine, so as to enable all the information relating to the company to be retrieved.

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