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Companies Act 2006

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147Information rights: form in which copies to be provided

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(1)This section applies as regards the form in which copies are to be provided to a person nominated under section 146 (nomination of person to enjoy information rights).

(2)If the person to be nominated wishes to receive hard copy communications, he must—

(a)request the person making the nomination to notify the company of that fact, and

(b)provide an address to which such copies may be sent.

This must be done before the nomination is made.

(3)If having received such a request the person making the nomination—

(a)notifies the company that the nominated person wishes to receive hard copy communications, and

(b)provides the company with that address,

the right of the nominated person is to receive hard copy communications accordingly.

(4)This is subject to the provisions of Parts 3 and 4 of Schedule 5 (communications by company) under which the company may take steps to enable it to communicate in electronic form or by means of a website.

(5)If no such notification is given (or no address is provided), the nominated person is taken to have agreed that documents or information may be sent or supplied to him by the company by means of a website.

(6)That agreement—

(a)may be revoked by the nominated person, and

(b)does not affect his right under section 1145 to require a hard copy version of a document or information provided in any other form.

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