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Companies Act 2006

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145Effect of provisions of articles as to enjoyment or exercise of members' rights

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(1)This section applies where provision is made by a company’s articles enabling a member to nominate another person or persons as entitled to enjoy or exercise all or any specified rights of the member in relation to the company.

(2)So far as is necessary to give effect to that provision, anything required or authorised by any provision of the Companies Acts to be done by or in relation to the member shall instead be done, or (as the case may be) may instead be done, by or in relation to the nominated person (or each of them) as if he were a member of the company.

(3)This applies, in particular, to the rights conferred by—

(a)sections 291 and 293 (right to be sent proposed written resolution);

(b)section 292 (right to require circulation of written resolution);

(c)section 303 (right to require directors to call general meeting);

(d)section 310 (right to notice of general meetings);

(e)section 314 (right to require circulation of a statement);

(f)section 324 (right to appoint proxy to act at meeting);

(g)section 338 (right to require circulation of resolution for AGM of public company); and

(h)section 423 (right to be sent a copy of annual accounts and reports).

(4)This section and any such provision as is mentioned in subsection (1)—

(a)do not confer rights enforceable against the company by anyone other than the member, and

(b)do not affect the requirements for an effective transfer or other disposition of the whole or part of a member’s interest in the company.

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