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Companies Act 2006

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1116Alternative to publication in the Gazette

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(1)Notices that would otherwise need to be published by the registrar in the Gazette may instead be published by such means as may from time to time be approved by the registrar in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(2)The Secretary of State may make provision by regulations as to what alternative means may be approved.

(3)The regulations may, in particular—

(a)require the use of electronic means;

(b)require the same means to be used—

(i)for all notices or for all notices of specified descriptions, and

(ii)whether the company is registered in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland;

(c)impose conditions as to the manner in which access to the notices is to be made available.

(4)Regulations under this section are subject to negative resolution procedure.

(5)Before starting to publish notices by means approved under this section the registrar must publish at least one notice to that effect in the Gazette.

(6)Nothing in this section prevents the registrar from giving public notice both in the Gazette and by means approved under this section.

In that case, the requirement of public notice is met when notice is first given by either means.

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