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Companies Act 2006

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(1)This section applies where—

(a)section 1258 authorises the giving or sending of a notice, direction or other document by its delivery to a particular person (“the recipient”), and

(b)the notice, direction or other document is transmitted to the recipient—

(i)by means of an electronic communications network, or

(ii)by other means but in a form that requires the use of apparatus by the recipient to render it intelligible.

(2)The transmission has effect for the purposes of this Part as a delivery of the notice, direction or other document to the recipient, but only if the recipient has indicated to the person making the transmission his willingness to receive the notice, direction or other document in the form and manner used.

(3)An indication to a person for the purposes of subsection (2)—

(a)must be given to the person in such manner as he may require,

(b)may be a general indication or an indication that is limited to notices, directions or other documents of a particular description,

(c)must state the address to be used,

(d)must be accompanied by such other information as the person requires for the making of the transmission, and

(e)may be modified or withdrawn at any time by a notice given to the person in such manner as he may require.

(4)In this section “electronic communications network” has the same meaning as in the Communications Act 2003 (c. 21).

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